Instructions and tips for earning the Swimming honor can be found in the Recreation chapter.
2. Know the value of disrobing before making a swimming rescue. Practice disrobing on dry land in 20 seconds or less. Disrobe yourself of your shoes, socks, pants, belt, and shirt. Don't be alarmed-you are allowed a swimming suit underneath!Edit
Wearing your normal clothes in a rescue situation is dangerous. Normal cotton clothes absorb lots of water. They will weigh you down and make it much harder for you to swim for yourself.
3. Know the value of avoiding contact with a victim. Know the tactics of leading and waiting. Know the value of using equipment in a rescue.Edit
4. Learn to properly do the following non-swimming rescues:Edit
a. Three different kinds of body reaching rescuesEdit