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Octanauts 8

By completing this Award you will be able to:

  1. Complete a set lasting 400 metres (e.g. 16 x 25 metres, 8 x 50 metres, 4 x 100 metres) on a specific turnaround time agreed by the teacher or coach (e.g. 1.00 minutes for each 25 metres) with a focus on stroke technique and consistency.

  2. Swim 400 metres continuously using one stroke.

  3. Push and streamline then kick 25 metres backstroke with or without using a board.

  4. Push and streamline then kick 25 metres breaststroke with or without using a board.

  5. Push and streamline then kick 25 metres butterfly without using a board.

  6. Push and streamline then kick 25 metres front crawl with or without using a board.

  7. Perform a backstroke turn from 10 metres in to 15 metres out.

  8. Perform a breaststroke turn from 10 metres in to 15 metres out.

  9. Perform a butterfly turn from 10 metres in to 15 metres out.

  10. Perform a front crawl turn from 10 metres in to 15 metres out.

  11. Perform a dive track or grab start, and kick butterfly underwater in a streamlined position for 5 metres with the focus on progressing it to 10 metres.*

Whilst swimming in stage 8:

  • We work on the development of competitive swimming strokes and skills,

  • Working towards 400m.

  • Octanauts 8 is our Bronze challenge group

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