Swimsafer Stage 6/ Swimsafer Gold

Swimsafer stage 6 -Gold activity table
Activity table for Swimsafer stage 6- Gold

Swimsafer Gold/ Stage 6 Swimsafer 2.0 Skills Assessment

Swim (use standing dive entry for Front-Crawl, Breaststroke):

  • 100m Front-Crawl (within 3:00 min)
  • 100m Breaststroke (within 4:00 min)
  • 100m Backstroke (within 3:20 min)
  • 50m Survival Backstroke
  • 50m Sidestroke
  • 15m Butterfly

Gold Sequence (w/o goggles)

Dressed in swimwear, long pants, t-shirt, perform the following sequence

  • Enter deep water using a compact jump
  • Perform a head-first surface dive to a depth of 1.8m (and perform ear equalisation, if necessary)
  • Swim through hoops on pool bottom for 5m and resurface
  • Swim 45m quickly using front crawl
  • Then, swim slowly for a further 50m using any preferred survival swim stroke. Remove pants in deep water and make a float with it while treading water for 5m.
  • Demonstrate Heat Escape Lessening Posture (H.E.L.P.) technique for 1min with the self-made float
  • Then swim 25m with the self-made float and climb out of the water

FAQ on Swimsafer Stage 6- Gold (Final)

Just need to swim another 50m more making it 100m on Free, Breast and Back.

By now your child would have the swim proficiency to achieve the swim timing and he could actually try out the Singapore Swimming Proficiency Awards.

Singapore Swimming Proficiency Award (SSPA) is the start of competitive swimming to nurture the child for competition or to prepare for future swim event. Some went on to join the Time Trial for the SNAG. This program is organised by the Singapore Swimming Association (SSA).

Objectives

  • To provide progression for swimming after SwimSafer
  • To raise the level of swimming proficiency of students and the general public
  • To increase the level of technical expertise among our swimming coaches
  • To provide a talent pool for the next generation of Singapore competitive swimmers

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While treading water, remove your long pant and make it into a float. The other one would be swimming without goggle for a period of time. However this swimming test is nowhere compare to the previous NASSA Gold Star Tes- since the end of the program in July 2010 and the introduction of Swimsafer Program.

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