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Adventist Youth Honors Answer Book/Recreation/Springboard Diving

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Springboard Diving
General Conference
Skill Level 2 Answer-Keys 06.jpg
Year of Introduction: 1964


1. Have the Advanced Beginners Swimming Honor.Edit

Instructions and tips for earning the Swimming - Advanced Beginner honor can be found in the Recreation chapter.

2. Demonstrate properly the following dives:*Edit

a. SwanEdit

b. Front somersault (tuck)Edit

c. Half twistEdit

3. Demonstrate properly two of the following dives:*Edit

Note: * Basis of Judging: Attention position for running dives; attention position on end of board for standing dives based on the following:

  • a. Approach
  • b. Spring
  • c. Way body is carried through the air (layout, tuck, or pike)
  • d. Entry into water

a. Half twistEdit

b. CutawayEdit

c. Somersault front one and one-halfEdit

d. Back diveEdit

e. Back jackknifeEdit

f. Half gainer (tuck, pike, or layout)Edit

4. State the safety depths of water under a one-meter board, a three-meter board, and a tower. How far should the board project over the pool? What boards are recom­mended?Edit

Board Height Pool Depth
One meter 2.5 meters
Three meter 5 meters
A tower 8 meters

To do:
How far should the board project over the pool? What boards are recom­mended?