Kingfisher Series

The Kingfisher Series of 3 awards develops diving skills. It can be used to complement a learner’s development whilst they are working towards Goldfish, Angelfish and Shark awards.

Learning Outcomes
  1. Submerge in chest deep water and recover an object from the bottom of the pool using both hands
  2. Push and glide on the surface and hold the streamlined position for 5 seconds
  3. Push and glide to the bottom of the pool, glide up holding a streamlined position
  4. Push and glide to the bottom of the pool, tuck, place feet on the pool bottom and jump up
  5. Push away from the side of the pool into a handstand
  6. Push and glide on the surface, pike at hips into a handstand and remain in a stable position for 3 seconds
To be performed in water which is at least chest height.

Learning Outcomes
  1. Crouch, spring up, then submerge to recover an object from the bottom of the pool
  2. Crouch, spring upwards into a glide on the surface in the prone position
  3. Crouch, spring upwards, then submerge to the bottom of the pool and glide up
  4. Crouch, spring upwards, then submerge to the bottom of the pool; tuck, place both feed on the floor and spring up
  5. Crouch, spring upwards and forwards into a handstand; hold in a stable upright position for 3 seconds
  6. Crouch, spring upwards and backwards into a back glide on the surface
  7. Perform a back stroke start from the side of the pool
To be performed in water which is at least 0.9 metres deep.

Learning Outcomes
  1. Perform a sitting dive
  2. Perform a kneeling dive
  3. Perform a squat five
  4. Perform a crouch dive
  5. Perform a lunge dive
  6. Perform a plunge dive
  7. Perform a racing dive with transition into a prone stroke
All dives to be performed from the poolside into water which is at least 1.8 metres deep.

Order these awards

Other Supporting Awards

Distance

Kingfisher

Dolphin

Advanced Water Safety

Incentive Awards