Expected Standards Learn to Swim Framework
Stage 4 Outcome 2
Starting position may be two hands on the wall or no hands on the wall with learner standing arms out in front ready. Arms cover the ears, hands one on top of the other and face in. Hips/bottom move upward as the learner pushes downward toward the floor. This should not be a surface dive but a gradual glide with the body in a stretched position throughout.
Up Next in Stage 4
Stage 4 Outcome 3
Stage 4 Outcome 4
Long legs with a small splash, the kick originating from the hip and hips near the surface of the water. Loose ankles throughout. Must ensure no use of hands. Face may be in or out of the water.
Stage 4 Outcome 5
Learner can be on their back, front or side keeping head still, kicking to undulate the body. The kick must originate from the hips, legs relatively straight, flicking toes upwards and a bounce-like action.