ASA Aquatic Skills - Diving Stages 8-10

Once a swimmer has reached Level 7 of the ASA Learn to Swim Framework it is recommended that they are then encouraged to take part in different aquatic disciplines to develop their fundamental sports skills. Stages 8,9 and 10 of the framework for Diving are known as the Flip n Fun programme.

Stage 8 outcomes

By the end of Stage 8 (Diving) of the ASA Learn to Swim Framework pupils should have reached 6 outcomes:

    1. Perform a sequence of three jumps and on the third, rotate around the vertical axis all, to be performed in waist deep water

    2. Push and glide into a forward tucked somersault and finish in upright position

    3. Push and glide into a forward somersault pike and finish in upright position

    4. Push and glide on front, and perform a ½ twist onto back

    5. Perform a sitting pike line up on pool deck (dry land skill progression)

    6. Perform a sitting dive with hands grabbed

     

Stage 9 outcomes

 

By the end of Stage 9 (Diving) of the ASA Learn to Swim Framework pupils should have reached 6 outcomes relating to starts:

    1. Forward jump straight

    2. Forward jump tuck

    3. Forward tuck roll from poolside

    4. Forward pike fall line up from poolside, hands grabbed throughout

    5. Push and glide on back into ½ twist onto front - hands grabbed throughout

    6. Back jump straight

Stage 10 outcomes

By the end of Stage 10 (Diving) of the ASA Learn to Swim Framework pupils should have reached 9 outcomes relating to relay takeovers:

    1. Forward jump straight, with arm swing

    2. Forward jump tuck, with arm swing

    3. Crouch forward dive with hands grabbed above head to start

    4. Back push and glide into back circle

    5. Back tuck roll from poolside

    6. Back jump tuck

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