Key focus areas:

  • Streamline on top and under water on front and back
  • Kicking freestyle, backstroke, butterfly and breaststroke
  • Freestyle, Backstroke
  • Breaststroke drill – Two kicks one pull
  • Floating and balance while carrying out movement

To graduate to Novice the swimmer must demonstrate proficiency in:

  1. Freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly kick on a board for fifteen meters.
  2. Freestyle catch up drill with six beat kick for fifteen meters.
  3. Backstroke for 15 meters.
  4. Breaststroke drill (two kicks, one pull) for fifteen meters.
  5. Dive in, dolphin to surface and swim freestyle to the end of the pool with no stops.