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Dive Descriptions

Aquatics

Dive Lessons

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Beginner to Intermediate

A "Safety First" approach to Beginning divers as they learn the proper way to execute a Front Approach, Front Take-off, Back Take-off, Standing Front Dive, Front Dive with Approach, Back Dive (fall-off). Along with these foundational skills, three positions of tuck, pike and straight (often referred to as Layout) will be covered as well as the proper execution of head-first entries and feet-first entries. Work-outs will include four types:  Dive Gymnastics and on land drills, Underwater Work-out, Shallow Water Work-out and Board work. By Jerolyn Webb, City of Goodyear. Min/Max: 6/20

Intermediate

A "Safety First" approach to continuing skills learned in the Beginner Class of properly executing Back Dive with take-off, Front Dive 1/2 twist, Inward Dive and introduction to Somersaulting. Divers will be introduced to Dive numbering system and understanding of Degree of Difficulty as they pertain to competition meets. Divers must be Intermediate in order to be considered for 3-meter board practice and competition. Work-outs will include four types: Dive Gymnastics and on Land Drills, Underwater Work-out, Shallow Water Work-out and Board work. By Jerolyn Webb, City of Goodyear. Min/Max: 6/20

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Advance to Elite

A "Safety First" approach to divers that have already mastered the Intermediate skills and are ready to advance to Reverse Dives, Front 1 1/2 Somersaults, and an Introduction to Optional:  multiple somersaulting in Front, Back, Reverse, and Inward Groups, Twisting Fundamentals: Front and Back and Meet Competition Preparation - Filling out Dive Sheets and Dive Etiquette. Covering four types of work-out:  physical conditioning, diving gymnastics and on land drills, underwater and shallow water work-out and board work. By: Jerolyn Webb, City of Goodyear. Min/Max: 6/20

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Last Updated: 11/9/2011


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