Proficiency Swim

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Proficiency Swim 2017-07-06T18:52:11+00:00

Junior Evaluations (Proficiencies)

For safety and development reasons, junior activity participants shall complete a proficiency evaluation at the start of the season.

Junior Preliminary Skills Evaluation

Junior members, from Under 8’s up are required to participate in this evaluation (conducted by the club) prior to any junior water activity training or competition being undertaken.

AGE SWIM SURVIVAL FLOAT
U/8 25m swim any stroke 1 minute
U/9 25m swim any stroke 1.5 minutes
U/10 25m swim Freestyle 1.5 minutes
U/11 50m swim Freestyle 2 minutes
U/12 100m swim Freestyle 2 minutes
U/13 150m swim Freestyle 2 minutes
U/14 200m swim Freestyle (in less then 5 minutes) 3 minutes

Competition Skills Evaluation

The competition evaluation must be achieved before eligible to compete. This is a minimum standard water proficiency requirement.

A competition skills evaluation is not conducted for Under 8’s as there is no water competition, except for wade which takes place in waist deep water.

AGE SWIM
U/9 Minimum 150m open water swim
(competition course as per competition manual)
U/10 Minimum 150m open water swim
(competition course as per competition manual)
U/11 Minimum 288m open water swim
(competition course as per competition manual)
U/12 Minimum 288m open water swim
(competition course as per competition manual)
U/13 Minimum 288m open water swim
(competition course as per competition manual)
U/14 Minimum 288m open water swim
(competition course as per competition manual)