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Stride Entry

This entry is chosen when entering deep water from a low edge / bank or when the swimmer needs to watch someone or something on entry. The swimmers aim is to prevent their head from submerging.

Once the swimmer has entered the water this activity can be linked to sculling and treading water in the competencies of Water Skills For Life.

Top tip - Teach students to always check for hazards before undertaking any type of entry. Watch a video of stride entry here.