Stingray

Learning Outcomes:Graduation Milestones:
Stingray 1 
  • Revise and reinforce learning objectives from Turtle 2
  • Streamline push, glide and kick on front and back
  • Introduction to freestyle arm action on board
  • Introduction to backstroke arm action with board
  1. Streamline – front
  2. Streamline – back
  3. Freestyle arms with board
  4. Backstroke arms with board
  5. Above milestones without goggles and with clothing
Stingray 2
  • Revise and reinforce learning objectives from Stingray 1
  • Introduction to freestyle breathing with board – progress to no board
  • Freestyle and backstroke arm action without board
  • Safety – treading water, work without goggles, introduction of sculling action
  1. Combination of head and body position with kicking, bubbles, freestyle arm action
  2. demonstrating successful control and coordination for freestyle and backstroke
  3. Tread water for 10 secs
  4. Basic sculling
Stingray 3
  • Revise and reinforce learning objectives from Stingray 2
  • Introduce freestyle and backstroke drills with and without kickboard to strengthen and refine technique (catch-up, duck on forehead)
  • Introduce dolphin wiggle
  • Seated/standing dives
  1. Perform correct freestyle technique (bi-lateral breathing)
  2. Perform correct backstroke technique
  3. demonstrating successful control and coordination for freestyle and backstroke for 10m
  4. Dolphin wiggle
  5. Dives