Ethan Electric Eel – Ability Requirements

Learning Outcomes and Requirements - Stage 1

Ethan Eel

Required ability:


• Back float
• Move through the water on front for 2 metres
• Swim through the water for 3 metres on the back
• Safe entries and exits
• Backwards Push and Glide

Learning Outcomes and Requirements - Stage 2

Ethan Eel

Required ability:


• Propulsion through the water for 5 metres on front and back, with arm and leg movements (with teaching aids)
• Tread water
• Breathing and blowing bubbles in water
• Push and Glides on front and back

Learning Outcomes and Requirements - Stage 3

Ethan Eel

Required ability:


• Propulsion though the water for 6 metres on front and back, with continuous arm and leg movements (with teaching aids)
• Retrieve an object from the pool floor
• Movement of arms and legs in a circular motion