Skill 3


Pre requisite; 2 different splits must be shown PRE 1 – Right, left or box split
PRE 2 – Right, left or box split

  1. Ballet leg single
  2. Barracuda
  3. Oceanita
  4. Surface prawn
  5. Kip
  6. Walkover front
  7. Tower
  8. Swordfish Straight leg
  9. Traveling eggbeater 5 metres, 2 meters double arm
  10. Dive surfacing with a head first boost
  11. Vertical position (compulsory pass)

General Conditions
Black costume and white hat to be worn.

  1. At least 9 out of 11 skills must be passed but all must be attempted.
  2. Unless otherwise stated, all movements should be performed in a stationary position in uniform motion.
  3. To ensure all points can be assessed, assessors may ask the swimmer to perform the skill up to 3 times.
  4. For the dive, the water depth must be at least 1.8 metres deep.
  5. Dry land skills must be assessed in an appropriate environment.
  6. For dry land skills swimmers must wear a costume/leotard.
  7. Assessors are asked to highlight any areas in which the swimmers are not yet competent.
  8. Swimmers must pass a minimum of 7 skills for retakes.
  9. Skill 11 is a compulsory pass but can be retaken as one of their 2 retakes
  10. Except for Splits, swimmers may retake up to 2 skills once.
  11. All points of good technique i.e. pointed toes should be assumed.
  12. Heights given are the minimum.
  13. Words enclosed in “inverted commas” should be regarded as


  14. Prerequisites must be taken first on land. Swimmers will be

    informed of the result but may complete other assessments for experience.