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Start with a slide-in entry or a jump. This may be performed with or without submerging. Rotation to be around the vertical axis followed by returning to the point of entry and holding on to the side or rail.
Learner may make use of a ladder or steps, beach pool approach, climbing, or use an adult to assist. A disability hoist may also be used.
Start with toes over the edge of pool, jump upwards and forwards whilst eyes look forward throughout. Land feet first into the water. This may be performed with or without submerging.
Learner must take a deep breath and hold breath to ensure they are floating at the surface of the water. Star float or mushroom float can be used. Maintain the position without adult support.