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Octanauts 3

By completing this Award, without floatation equipment or support, you will be able to:

  1. Jump in from poolside and submerge to a minimum depth of 1.0 metre.

  2. Sink, push away from wall and maintain a streamlined position.

  3. Push and glide on the front with arms extended and log roll onto the back.

  4. Push and glide on the back with arms extended and log roll onto the front.

  5. Travel 5 metres on the front, perform a tuck to rotate onto the back and return on the back.

  6. Fully submerge to pick up an object.

  7. Correctly identify three of the four key water safety messages.

  8. Push and glide and travel 10 metres on the back.

  9. Push and glide and travel 10 metres on the front.

  10. Perform a tuck float and hold for three seconds.

  11. Exit the water without using steps.

Whilst swimming in stage 3:

  • Our Octnauats 3 swimmers use the middle section of the pool.

  • Strength and stamina are improved whilst working towards 10metres on the front and back.

  • New skills are introduced and breaststroke developed during this stage

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