STA Goldfish 1 - Course Criteria

  1. Answer two water safety questions - Click here for questions
  2. Enter the water, tread water for 5 seconds then swim to poolside
  3. Push and glide and hold the streamlined position for 5 seconds
  4. Push and glide or swim 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 or float
  10. Swim a recognisable breaststroke for 5 metres

STA Goldfish 2 - Course Criteria

  1. Answer two water safety questions - Click here for 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 point
  5. Swim 10 metres of a recognised front stroke either front crawl or breaststroke
    (learner's first choice)
  6. Swim 10 metres of back crawl
  7. Swim 5 metres of a recognised front stroke (learner's second choice)
  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 position
  10. Enter the water with a step or jump entry, swim 5 metres on the Front, then swim to
    poolside and exit water safely

STA Goldfish 3 - Course Criteria

  1. Answer two water safety questions - Click here for questions
  2. Perform 2 different types of entries and tread water for 15 seconds each time
    (performed in shoulder deep water)
  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, 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 (performed in chest deep water)
  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
    Submerge, push and glide on the side, roll to a face down position

 
   
   
 
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