STA Angelfish 1 - Course Criteria

Buoyancy aids may NOT be used, unless stated.

1. Be rescued by a reaching aid

2. Perform a straddle entry and tread water for 30 seconds.
If water too shallow, substitute step entry and support scull for 30 seconds.

3. Push and glide into a forward somersault

4. Scull head first for 5 metres and feet first for 5 metres

5. Swim 15 metres of a recognised front stroke with correct breathing. Learner’s choice

6. Swim 10 metres of front stroke with correct breathing. Learner’s second choice

7. Swim 20 metres of back crawl

8. Swim 10 metres on the front, using dolphin leg kick, without aids

9. Start in a crouch position in the water, spring up before gliding to
bottom of pool, then glide to surface

10. Swim 5 metres of lifesaving backstroke without aids

STA Angelfish 2 - Course Criteria

1. Be rescured by catching a bouyant aid

2. Perform a straddle entry, tread water for 30 seconds, perform a 360° turn in
a vertical position while wearing a T-shirt. If the water is too shallow, substitute
step entry and support scull for 30 seconds and a 360° turn in a vertical position
while wearing a T-shirt

3. Swim 5 metres, perform a forward somersault and continue to swim
forward for 5 metres

4. Swim 20 metres of a recognised front stroke using a correct touch finish.
Learner’s choice

5. Swim 15 metres of a recognised front stroke using a correct touch finish.
Learner’s second choice

6. Swim 20 metres of back crawl using a correct touch finish

7. Swim 5 metres on the back using a double arm action and dolphin leg kick

8. Swim 5 metres on the side using a dolphin leg kick

9. Start in a crouch position in the water, spring up before gliding to the
bottom of the pool, tuck, place both feet on the bottom of the pool and spring up.
Perform in chest-deep water

10. Swim underwater for 5 metres

Additional Clothing is required for this course

STA Angelfish 3 - Course Criteria

1. Be rescued by catching a rope.

2. Perform a straddle entry and tread water for 30 seconds while wearing a T-Shirt.
Remove the T-Shirt and climb out unassisted. If the water is too shallow,
substitute step entry and support scull.

3. Perform a head-first and feet-first surface dive. If in shallow water, perform an
underwater push and glide to pool floor

4. Scull feet first for 10 metres and head first for 10 metres

5. Swim 25 metres of back crawl using a correct finish

6. Swim 25 metres of a recognised front stroke, incorporating a correct finish.
Learner’s choice

7. Swim 20 metres of recognised front stroke, incorporating a correct finish.
Learner’s second choice

8. Swim 5 metres of butterfly

9. Push and glide into a handstand – must be performed in chest-deep water

10. Perform a sitting dive, depending on the depth of water. If in shallow water,
perform underwater push and glide, roll onto back while underwater and
surface in a back glide

Additional Clothing is required for this course

 
   
   
 
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