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Plymouth College, Ford Park Road, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 6RN.




The Learn to swim stages 1-7 are focused on the FUNdamentals of movement with the aim of developing the seven core skills required to be confident, competent and safe in the water. Stage 3 includes the following key elements:


1 - Jump in from poolside and submerge

2 - Sink, push away from the wall on side and maintain a streamlined position

3 - Push and glide on the front with arms extended and roll onto back

4 - Push and glide on the back with arms extended and roll onto front

5 - Travel on the front, tuck to rotate around horizontal axis

6 - Fully submerge to pick up an object

7 - Answer correctly three questions on the Water Safety Code

8 - Travel 10M on the back

9 - travel 10M on the front