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Goldfish Series

The Goldfish Series is the next level for learners who have sucessfully progressed through the STAnley First Steps Series or Octopus Series.

 

Goldfish 1

1. Answer 2 water safety questions

2. Enter the water, tread water for 5 seconds, swim to poolside

3. Push and glide, and hold the streamlined position for 5 seconds

4. Push and glide to the bottom of the pool to retrieve an object

5. Swim 5 metres on front, roll over and swim 5 metres on back

6. Perform dolphin leg kick on the front or back for 5 metres

7. Scull head first for 2 metres

8. Scull feet first, using a woggle for support

9. Show rhythmical breathing in front crawl for 10 metres, using a woggle

10. Swim a recognisable breaststroke for 5 metres

 

Goldfish 2

1. Answer 2 water safety questions

2. Perform a back float, tuck to a front float and return to a standing position

3. Scull head first for 5 metres, and feet first for 3 metres

4. Push and glide on the back, tuck, rotate to the front and return to the starting position

5. Swim 10 metres of a recognised front stroke, either front crawl or breaststroke

6. Swim 10 metres of back crawl

7. Swim 5 metres of a recognised front stroke

8. Push and glide to the bottom of the pool, tuck, place feet on the bottom and spring up

9, Perform a mushroom float and hold for 3 seconds extend to a front float and return to a standing

10. Enter the water, swim 5 metres on the front, swim to the poolside and exit safely

 

Goldfish 3

1. Answer 2 water safety questions

2. Perform 2 different types of entries and tread water for 15 seconds

3. Swim 15 metres of back crawl

4. Swim 15 metres of a recognised front stroke, either front crawl or breaststroke

5. Swim 10 metres, holding a float under each arm and using lifesaving backstroke leg kick

6. Swim 5 metres, dolphin leg kick on front

7. Swim 5 metres, dolphin leg kick on back

8. Perform a handstand with both hands on the pool floor

9. Perform a float on the back and hold for 5 seconds, roll on to the front, hold for 5 seconds, roll to the original back float position and hold for 5 seconds

10. Submerge, push and glide on the side, roll to a face down position