Dive and Chase

Aim

To develop diving technique

Equipment

None

Depth of Water

Deep

Participants

This activity can be used with small to large groups, as long as each person has a partner of similar ability

Description

  • One member from each pair is in the water at the side of the pool, ready to swim across
  • The other member stands above, facing away from the water.
  • The teacher signals those in the water to commence swimming, and when they are a reasonable distance away from the wall gives the command, “GO”.
  • Those out of the water turn, dive in and give chase to their partners, attempting to tag them before they reach the safety of the other side of the pool.
  • The process is then repeated with team members switch roles

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