Skill 4


Pre requisite;
PRE 1 –Right or Left Flat Split on land
PRE 2 –Right or Left Leg Over Split on land (must be the other leg)

  1. Ariana
  2. Barracuda spinning 360
  3. Heron
  4.  Catalina
  5.  Porpoise spin up 180
  6.  Flamingo bent knee
  7.  Albatross half twist
  8.  side fishtail split
  9. Travelling Ballet leg sequence
  10. Head first boost with creative arms
  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. Dry land skills must be assessed in an appropriate environment.
  5. For dry land skills swimmers must wear a costume/leotard.
  6. Assessors are asked to highlight any areas in which the

    swimmers are not yet competent.

  7. Swimmers must pass a minimum of 7 skills for retakes.
  8. Skill 11 is a compulsory pass but can be retaken as one of their

    2 retakes

  9. Except for Splits, swimmers may retake up to 2 skills once.
  10. All points of good technique i.e. pointed toes should be


  11. Heights given are the minimum.
  12. Words enclosed in “inverted commas” should be regarded as


  13. Pre requisite skills must be taken first on land. Swimmers will be

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