Skill Level Descriptions

Beginner

Starting Point

1. know how to swim comfortably in water 12 feet or deeper. 2. Must be able to exit pool without assistance.

Things to Learn

Positions

A=Straight, B=Pike, C=Tuck, D= Free

1. 100A,B,C - Forward Jump on the 1-meter & 3-meter

2. 200A,B,C - Backward Jump on the 1-meter & 3-meter

3. 001A,B,C - Forward Line Up on the 1-meter & 3-meter (B&C only 3m)

4. 002A,B,C - Backward Line Up on the 1-meter & 3-meter (B&C only 3m)

5. 101C,B - Forward Dive on the 1-meter & 3-meter

6. 401C,B - Inward Dive on the 1-meter & 3-meter

7.201C - Backward Dive on the 1-meter & 3-meter 8. 102C - Forward Somersault 1-meter.

Ready to Move Up a Level

Can do the below Dives:

1. 100, 200, 001, 002 - 1m & 3m

2. 101C, 401C - 1m

3. 201C - 1m

4. Proficient in ALL dives in Beginner.

Type of Events/Activities

Friendly pool visit with diving boards beginner club groups Masters Diving private Lessons.

Intermediate

Starting Point

Can do the below Dives: 1. 100, 200, 001, 002 - 1m & 3m 2. 101C, 401C - 1m 3. 201C - 1m

Things to Learn

All skills from Beginner as well as skills below.

1. 201B - Back Dive on the 1m & 3m.

2. 301C, B - Reverse Dive on the 1m & 3m.

3. 401C,B - Inward Dive on the 1m & 3m.

4. 103C, B - Forward 1 1/2 Somersaults on the 1m & 3m.

5. 104C, B – Forward 2 Somersaults on the 1m.

6. 105C, B – Forward 2 ½ Somersaults on the 1m & 3m.

7. 202C, B - Backward Somersault on the 1m.

8. 203C, B – Backward 1 ½ Somersault on the 1m & 3m.

9. 302C, B - Reverse Somersault on the 1m.

10. 303C, B – Reverse 1 ½ Somersault on the 1m & 3m.

11. 402C - Inward Somersault on the 1m.

12. 403C, B – Inward 1 ½ Somersault on the 1m & 3m.

13. 5122D – Forward Somersault with 1 twist 1m.

14. 5132D – Forward 1 ½ Somersault with 1 twist on the 1m & 3m.

15. 5221D – Backward Somersault with ½ twist 1m. 16. 5231D – Backward 1 ½ Somersault with ½ twist on the 1m & 3m.

Ready to Move Up a Level

Master 10+ of the above dives the above Dives. Proficient in ALL dives in Beginner and Intermediate Skill levels.

Type of Events/Activities

Training Group Sessions Organized club team in competition Masters team in competition Diving Clinics/Camps Private lessons.

Advanced

Starting Point

Proficient in most if not all skills from Beginner and Intermediate.

Things to Learn

1. 5000 - Various Somersaults & 1-1/2 Somersaults with Various Twists.

2. 107C, B - Forward 3 1/2 Somersaults on 1m & 3m.

3. 205C, B - Backward 2 ½ Somersaults on the 1m & 3m.

4. 207C – Backward 3 ½ Somersaults on the 3m.

5. 305C, B – Reverse 2 ½ Somersaults on the 1m & 3m.

6. 307C – Reverse 3 ½ Somersaults on the 3m.

7. 405C, B – Inward 2 ½ Somersaults on the 1m & 3m.

8. 407C – Inward 3 ½ Somersaults on the 3m.

9. Master 10 meter Platform dives.

Ready to Move Up a Level

Become a World champ, Olympian and ambassador for your sport.

Type of Events/Activities

Organized club teams Clinics/Camps Masters Team Private lessons National team status.