Key focus areas:

  • Streamline on top and under water on front and back
  • Kicking freestyle, backstroke, butterfly and breaststroke
  • Freestyle bi-lateral breathing
  • Backstroke
  • Floating and balance while carrying out movement

To graduate to Shark the swimmer must demonstrate proficiency in:

  1. Breaststroke kick in streamline position on a board for five meters.
  2. Freestyle catch-up drill with bi-lateral breathing and six beat kick for ten meters.
  3. Backstroke with good body position for ten meters.
  4. Sculling for twenty seconds.
  5. Dive in and dolphin back to the surface.