JEM Swim Awards

JEM Swim Awards

Shark Series

JEM Swimmers

Kids 7 - 14 years old

On completion of the Angelfish Series, learners progress to the Shark Series. This series educates learners in basic water rescue and survival techniques as well as starts and turns for each of the strokes. On completion of the series learners will be able to swim 100 metres.

 

Class Skill Set 1

Learning Outcomes

  1. Perform a shout and signal rescue to a weak swimmer, 5 metres away
  2. Enter the water with a slide-in entry, swim 10 metres in a T-shirt, tread water for 30 seconds, remove T-shirt, and climb out
  3. Swim 5 metres of a recognised front stroke, perform a head-first surface dive and swim 5 metres underwater
  4. Swim 5 metres of a recognised front stroke, perform a feet-first surface dive, tuck, and swim 5 metres underwater
  5. Swim 50 metres of a recognised front stroke. Learner’s first choice
  6. Swim 50 metres of back crawl
  7. Swim 25 metres of a recognised front stroke. Learner’s second choice
  8. Swim 25 metres of Old English backstroke
  9. Swim 25 metres of front crawl, demonstrating bilateral breathing
  10. Perform a kneeling dive, depth of water permitting. If in shallow water, perform underwater push and glide for 5 metres

Shark No.1

JEM Swim Awards - Shark No.1

Class Skill Set 2

Learning Outcomes

  1. Perform a reaching rescue to a casualty up to 2 metres from the side
  2. Throw a buoyant aid 3 metres to a target point in the pool
  3. Enter the water with a step-in entry, swim 10 metres of a recognised stroke in a T-shirt and shorts, tread water for 1 minute, swim 5 metres of a recognised stroke, surface dive, swim 3 metres underwater, surface, climb out of the pool unassisted
  4. Swim 75 metres during which the learners perform 3 recognised strokes with a smooth transition and the correct turns
  5. Scull head first for 20 metres
  6. Swim 10 metres of butterfly
  7. Swim 20 metres of side stroke, wearing a T-shirt and shorts
  8. Perform a plunge dive, swim width of pool or 7 metres, depth of water permitting. If in shallow water, submerge and push and glide on your side, roll onto the back and return to the surface with dolphin leg kick
  9. Swim 4 x 1 width of individual medley, incorporating the appropriate transition procedure at the end of each stroke
  10. Perform a backwards somersault

Shark No.2

JEM Swim Awards - Shark No.2

Class Skill Set 3

 Learning Outcomes

  1. Perform a reaching rescue to a casualty up to 2 metres from the side
  2. Throw a buoyant aid 3 metres to a target point in the pool
  3. Enter the water with a step-in entry, swim 10 metres of a recognised stroke in a T-shirt and shorts, tread water for 1 minute, swim 5 metres of a recognised stroke, surface dive, swim 3 metres underwater, surface, climb out of the pool unassisted
  4. Swim 75 metres during which the learners perform 3 recognised strokes with a smooth transition and the correct turns
  5. Scull head first for 20 metres
  6. Swim 10 metres of butterfly
  7. Swim 20 metres of side stroke, wearing a T-shirt and shorts
  8. Perform a plunge dive, swim width of pool or 7 metres, depth of water permitting. If in shallow water, submerge and push and glide on your side, roll onto the back and return to the surface with dolphin leg kick
  9. Swim 4 x 1 width of individual medley, incorporating the appropriate transition procedure at the end of each stroke
  10. Perform a backwards somersault

Shark No.3

JEM Swim Awards - Shark No.3

Learners may work towards the 50 metre Distance award and Dolphin 1