Turtle

Learning Outcomes:Graduation Milestones:
Turtle 1 
  • Revise and reinforce learning objectives from Clownfish
  • Unassisted front and back float
  • Building a streamline on front (hands together, legs together, chin on chest, push and glide)
  • Kick on back with board on chest or knees
  • Entering water and returning to wall (assisted and unassisted) – drown proofing clothed and unclothed
  • Retrieving an object from ledge with and without goggles (using hand with face in water)
  1. Unassisted floating – front
  2. Unassisted floating – back
  3. Retrieve object from ledge
  4. Front streamline
  5. Kicking on back with board
  6. Return to wall assisted
  7. Return to wall unassisted
  8. Above milestones without goggles and with clothing
Turtle 2
  • Revise and reinforce learning objectives from Turtle 1
  • Unassisted front and back float
  • Building a streamline on front (hands together, legs together, chin on chest, push and glide)
  • Unassisted streamline push and glide on front to platform
  • Kick on front with board (hands at back, face in water, bubbles)
  • Kick on back with board on chest or knees
  • Entering water and returning to wall (assisted and unassisted) – drown proofing clothed and unclothed
  • Retrieving an object from ledge with and without goggles (using hand with face in water)
  • Continuous aquatic sequence – enter safely, push off wall, roll onto back, return to wall and exit pool safely
  • Unassisted float on back for 10 secs
(platform in middle of pool for approximate distance of skill to be demonstrated)

 

  1. Front streamline and glide
  2. Front streamline from platform
  3. Front kick & bubbles with board
  4. Back kick with board
  5. Continuous aquatic sequence, return to wall
  6. Float on back unassisted for 10 secs
  7. Above milestones without goggles and with clothing