SwimSafer Bronze

Personal Water Survival and Swimming Stroke Improvement Skills

SwimSafer Bronze Entries & Exits

  • Enter water using a compact jump

SwimSafer Bronze Sculling & Body Orientation

  • Demonstrate a backward and forward somersault in the water.

SwimSafer Bronze Underwater skills

  • Search for and recover an object in 1.5 m of water depth.
  • Demonstrate a feet-first surface dive.

SwimSafer Bronze Movement / Swimming / Strokes

  • Swim 100m Continously
  • 25m Front Crawl
  • 25m Breaststroke
  • 25m Backstroke
  • 25m Survival Backstroke or Sidestroke

SwimSafer Bronze Survival & Activity skills

  • Dressed in swimwear, shorts and t-shirt demonstrate 3 minutes swimming slowly using any appropriate swim stroke, changing each minute

SwimSafer Bronze Rescue Skills

  • Perform a throw rescue using an unweighted rope over a distance of 6m.
  • Wade to a person and deliver a flotation aid in deep water.
  • Approach in “Ready” position

SwimSafer Bronze Knowledge

  • Principles of water craft safety