Must have completed Improver 1, or be of that standard. Teachers are on the side of the pool.

Skills taught in this ability:

  • Swim 60 metres front crawl with good technique throughout
  • Swim 60 metres backstroke with good technique throughout
  • Swim 30 metres breaststroke with good breathing and timing
  • Swim ten metres basic butterfly
  • Swim 100 metres continuous of any stroke
  • Crouch dive without goggles
  • Straddle entry and tread water for one minute
  • Tread water for 30 secs demonstrating an eggbeater leg action
  • Swim five metres front crawl and somersault

Once all these skills have been completed the swimmer is ready for Advanced 1.