Sport Strand Speed

Lifesaving Physical Challenges awards develop not only a competent swimmer but also physically challenges the individual. Special missions include snorkelling, open water awareness (whether inland or coastal), and sea scooter to name a few.

Learning Outcomes
  1. Perform a rope throw to a target 3 metres away
  2. Perform a rope throw to a casualty 5 metres away in 60 seconds
  3. Swim 40 metres in 60 seconds
  4. Swim 10 metres, perform a head first surface dive, swim 3 metres underwater, swim 10 metres
  5. Swim 80 metres using lifesaving medley

Learning Outcomes
  1. Perform a rope throw to a target 3 metres away in 2 minutes
  2. Perform a rope throw to a casualty 8 metres away in 60 seconds
  3. Swim 40 metres and casualty tow 10 metres in 1 minute 20 seconds
  4. Swim 20 metres, perform a head first surface dive, swim 3 metres underwater, retrieve a submerged object, swim 20 metres
  5. Swim 160 metres using lifesaving medley

Learning Outcomes
  1. Perform a rope throw to a target 5 metres away in 2 minutes
  2. Perform a rope throw to a casualty 10 metres away in 60 seconds
  3. Swim 100 metres with a rescue tube and casualty tow 20 metres in 3 minutes
  4. Swim 50 metres, perform a head first surface dive, swim 3 metres underwater using butterfly leg action, retrieve a submerged object, swim 30 metres
  5. Swim 300 metres using lifesaving medley

Learning Outcomes
  1. Run 100 metres in 30 seconds
  2. Perform a duck under
  3. Perform a 5 metre surf running entry
  4. Swim 25 metres using a head up stroke
  5. Run 25 metres, swim/wade 25 metres, run 10 metres to the finish
  6. Mount a boogie board, paddle for 2 minutes, glide to shore
  7. Perform a boogie board roll
  8. Mount boogie board, paddle 25 metres, turn and paddle 25 metres
  9. Swim 25 metres, run 100 metres, paddle 25 metres using a boogie board, run 25 metres to finish
  10. Perform a rescue tube rescue to a casualty 15 metres away

Learning Outcomes
  1. Run 150 metres in 1 minute
  2. Perform a dolphin dive
  3. Perform a 10 metre surf running entry
  4. Swim 25 metres using a head up stroke
  5. Run 50 metres, swim/wade 50 metres, run 20 metres to the finish
  6. Mount a boogie board, paddle for 3 minutes, catch a wave
  7. Perform a duck under on a boogie board and remount
  8. Mount boogie board, paddle 100 metres, turn and paddle 100 metres
  9. Swim 50 metres head up front crawl, run 200 metres, paddle 100 metres using a boogie board, perform a casualty pick up, run 25 metres to finish
  10. Run 50 metres, perform a rescue tube rescue to a casualty 25 metres away
Starts and Turns

Learning Outcomes
  1. Perform a safe shallow water dive and glide 8 metres underwater
  2. Perform a grab, wind up and track start followed by front crawl leg action
  3. Perform a grab, wind up and track start followed by butterfly leg action
  4. Perform a grab, wind up and track start followed by breaststroke pull and kick
  5. Perform a backstroke start with transition
  6. Perform a front crawl tumble turn
  7. Perform a backstroke tumble turn
  8. Perform a butterfly and breaststroke touch turn
  9. Swim an individual medley with correct turns

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Junior Lifeguard Awards