Level 9 (Red Cross Level 6: Personal Water Safety)

  • Front crawl, 100 yards
  • Elementary backstroke, 100 yards
  • Back crawl, 50 yards
  • Breaststroke, 50 yards
  • Sidestroke, 50 yards
  • Butterfly, 50 yards
  • Front crawl open turn while swimming
  • Backstroke open turn while swimming
  • Front flip turn while swimming
  • Backstroke flip turn while swimming
  • Sidestroke turn while swimming
  • Butterfly turn while swimming
  • Breaststroke turn while swimming
  • Circle swimming
  • Using a pace clock
  • Using a pull buoy while swimming, 25 yards
  • Using fins while swimming, 25 yards
  • Using paddles while swimming, 25 yards
  • Describe the principles of setting up an exercise program
  • Demonstrate various training techniques
  • Calculate target heart rate
  • Aquatic exercise

Exit Skills Assessment

  • Swim 500 yards continuously using any 3 strokes of your choice, swimming at least 50 yards of each stroke. Perform the Cooper 12-minute swim test, and compare results with the pre-assessment results.
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