Submersion and Survival Strokes


Experience submersion activities when wearing a lifejacket.



Practice survival and non-survival strokes wearing a lifejacket.

Survival breaststroke wearing a lifejacket
Survival backstroke wearing a lifejacket
Survival sidestroke wearing a lifejacket
Survival Dog paddle wearing a lifejacket

Teaching Tips and Class Management

  • Enable students time to experiment with the challenges of submersion while wearing a lifejacket.
  • Discuss with the students what they experienced and encourage them to suggest solutions to overcome any challenges such as trying to swim non-survival strokes or submerge in a lifejacket.