Front flip turn Refer to Chapter 9 Learn to Swim Level 5 for a step by step

Front flip turn refer to chapter 9 learn to swim

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Front flip turn Refer to Chapter 9, Learn-to-Swim Level 5, for a step-by-step description of this skill. In Learn-to-Swim Level 6, participants should be able to demonstrate the front flip turn during a continuous swim. Backstroke flip turn Refer to Chapter 9, Learn-to-Swim Level 5, for a step-by-step description of this skill. In Learn-to-Swim Level 6, participants should be able to demonstrate the backstroke flip turn during a continuous swim. Sidestroke open turn Refer to Chapter 9, Learn-to-Swim Level 6—Personal Water Safety, for a step-by-step description of this skill. In Learn-to-Swim Level 6, participants should be able to demonstrate the sidestroke open turn during a continuous swim. Butterfly turn Refer to Chapter 9, Learn-to-Swim Level 6—Personal Water Safety, for a step-by-step description of this skill. In Learn-to-Swim Level 6, participants should be able to demonstrate the butterfly turn during a continuous swim. Breaststroke turn Refer to Chapter 9, Learn-to-Swim Level 6—Personal Water Safety, for a step-by-step description of this skill. In Learn-to-Swim Level 6, participants should be able to demonstrate the breaststroke turn during a continuous swim. Specialty Knowledge and Skills Surface dive and retrieve an object from the bottom Refer to Chapter 9, Learn-to-Swim Levels 4 and 5, for step-by-step descriptions of the surface diving skills (feetfirst surface dive, tuck surface dive and pike surface dive). In Learn-to-Swim Level 6, participants should be able to surface dive to retrieve objects from the bottom of a pool in water that is
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326 | | Water Safety Instructor’s Manual 7 to 10 feet deep. Participants may perform a feetfirst, tuck or pike surface dive, whichever is most efficient for them. Circle swimming In this level, participants should circle swim whenever doing continuous swims. To circle swim, have participants: 1. Organize themselves in lanes by swimming speed. 2. Swim in a counterclockwise pattern around the center of the pool lane, staying to the right of center in the lane. 3. Stagger starts so that, in each lane, the fastest swimmer starts first, followed by slower swimmers at about 5-second intervals. 4. Signal to pass by tapping the lead swimmer’s foot, if passing is necessary. The lead swimmer stops at the wall and moves to a far corner to let the faster swimmer pass, then waits a few seconds before following the new lead swimmer. Using a pace clock Have participants learn the basics of using a pace clock by having them swim two different types of sets. Instructor’s Note: Position pace clocks where they can be seen by participants at each end of the pool. Be sure to synchronize pace clocks. The fixed rest and straight sets provided are examples only. Be sure to have participants swim distances and rest appropriate to their level of skill and fitness.
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