Swim Wales National Curriculum Training Programme Quiz

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Quiz on Swim Wales National Curriculum Training Programme Quiz, created by penny.john-pearse on 09/16/2015.

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Question 1

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Backstroke: The desired body position will include:
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  • the back of the head in the water with the head held still and in a central position. The eyes will look upwards and slightly forwards
  • The shoulders and hips should remain perfectly still throughout the stroke
  • The hips should remain above the surface of the water

Question 2

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Backstroke: The leg action originates at the hip and can be described as being alternating and continuous
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  • True
  • False

Question 3

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Backstroke: The hand is placed into the water little finger first in line with the shoulder.
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  • True
  • False

Question 4

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Breaststroke: The body position can be described as being stretched and streamlined
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  • True
  • False

Question 5

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Breaststroke: The legs and feet actions can be described as being:
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  • A simultaneous action with both feet drawing close to the seat when both feet outwards prior to the backwards/downwards action. Upon completion of the kick the toes are pointed.
  • A simultaneous action with both feet drawing close to the seat when both feet remain pointed prior to the backwards/downwards action. Upon completion of the kick the toes are pointed

Question 6

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Breaststroke: the hands and arms:
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  • face slightly outwards and downwards and press sideways, the hands then sweep downwards and inwards bringing the hands facing close together with the elbows and upper arms squeezed in towards each other
  • face slightly downwards when the hands sweep downwards under the body to the thighs. The actions are both symmetrical and simultaneous

Question 7

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Frontcrawl: The leg action can be described as:
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  • Alternating and originates from the hip. The kick may be slow and steady or fast and powerful.
  • Alternating with feet turned out for maximum propulsion
  • Providing most of the propulsion so must be a fast and powerful kick at all times
  • The legs cross over each other in response to the rolling action of the shoulders

Question 8

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Frontcrawl: The hands enter the water between the head and the shoulder
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  • True
  • False

Question 9

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Frontcrawl: breathing should take place:
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  • to the front
  • to the side
  • to the front and the side

Question 10

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Butterfly: the head and body will rise and fall in relation to the waves created in the water by other swimmers in the pool
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  • True
  • False

Question 11

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Butterfly: The leg kick is:
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  • alternating
  • simultaneous

Question 12

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Butterfly: Tick all the correct answers
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  • the action of the hands and arms are alternating
  • the actions of the hands and arms are simultaneous
  • the hands move slightly outwards and down to catch position
  • the arm action comprises a propulsive phase which is when the hands and arms are in the water and a recovery phase when the hands and arms are out of the water
  • the arm action comprises a propulsive phase which is when the hands and arms are out of the water and a recovery phase when the hands and arms are in the water

Question 13

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Water Safety: What is The SAFE Code?
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  • The changing room entry code
  • The ROSPA Water Safety Code. S: Spot the dangers; check for hazards such as currents or tides A: Advice - take advice, always read the signs; only swim where a lifeguard is present; wear buoyancy aids and life jackets F: Friend - swim with a friend or family - never swim alone E: Emergency - learn what to do in the event of an emergency. Find the nearest 'phone and dial 999 or 112
  • The swimmers guide: S: Swimsuit - the essential piece of equipment! A: Aquatic Breathing - master this to ensure efficient technique F: Fitness - swimming can make a significant impact on your fitness levels E: Equipment - goggles are always useful!

Question 14

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The H.E.L.P position is recognised as being the most effective way to prevent heat loss.
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  • True
  • False

Question 15

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Whole - Part - Whole is a teaching method where the teacher begins with a brief explanation of the whole skill or stroke and the participants 'have a go'. The stroke or skill is then broken down into a series of progressive part practices which permit the development of the stroke or skill at the appropriate level. The teacher should then return to to the whole stroke practices to assess progress before continuing further. The main theme of each session should start and finish with the whole stroke or skill.
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  • True
  • False

Question 16

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The Nofio Ysgol Framework is the National Curriculum Swimming Assessment for Wales. From September 2015, regardless of what school year a child is in they will be assessed using the same criteria. The assessment criteria has been agreed as:
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  • Swim 1000m with clothes on, tread water for 10 minutes and then climb out over the side.
  • Swim 25m with clothes on, tread water for 30 seconds and demonstrate an action for getting help. Move into the H.E.L.P position . Demonstrate a shout & signal action.

Question 17

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Equipment: The main use of floats is help develop a horizontal body position, develop efficient and effective movements of the feet and legs whilst providing buoyancy and support.
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  • The most important aspect is that each child has a float that matches the colour of their eyes
  • The most important aspect is that each child hold the float correctly. The hand position is critical and will depend on whether the purpose is to assist with upper body buoyancy or to constrain the use of the hands whilst keeping the face clear of the water - as in leg-kick practices.

Question 18

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Stroke Development: The best process for stroke analysis and stroke development is to follow the process of B.L.A.B.T which stands for: Body; Legs; Arms; Breathing & Timing
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  • True
  • False

Question 19

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It is important for teachers to adhere to the recommended ratios for teaching. These are:
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  • - Non-swimmers & Beginners - 25 participants to 1 teacher - Improving swimmers - 30 participants to 1 teacher - Mixed ability groups - 30 participants to 1 teacher - Competent participants - 30 participants to 1 teacher
  • - Non-swimmers & Beginners - 12 participants to 1 teacher - Improving swimmers - 20 participants to 1 teacher - Mixed ability groups - 20 participants to 1 teacher - Competent participants - 20 participants to 1 teacher

Question 20

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A lesson plan comprises the following aspects: - Aim/objective - Session briefing - Mode of Entry - Warm up - Main theme - Contrasting activity - Concluding activity - Cool down - Exit - Session de-brief
Answer
  • True
  • False
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