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Asum Accreditation and Badges Award.


Preface

The following content stipulate the conditions and guidelines relating to the assessment for various levels of accreditation and badges awards.
Assessors are strongly recommended to follow the assessment procedure and observe correct technique of swimmers at all times.
Assessors should ensure that an award should not be lowered to permit candidates to gain a success for which they are not properly prepared.

Objectives

To develop a comprehensive 'Learn to Swim' program detailing the following three scopes :-

1.1. A program syllabus, detailing the teaching points and course outcome at each level to be acquired by the learner swimmer, to be deemed competent.
1.2. A badge skill system, awarded to the learner, after attaining skills at each level.
1.3. An advance system to be awarded to skilled swimmers for progression to competitive swimming training, water polo or synchronized swimming sports.

Proposal

This proposal outlines the skills progression syllabus for a child about 5 years to 12 years of age i.e. from total beginner stage to age group swimmer skills. This proposal also includes skills (under the advance award section) where swimmers can progress to either competitive swimming training, water polo and/or synchronized training.

Pupils progress through six (6) levels - Tortoise, Octopus, Starfish, Penguin, Bear and Dolphin. On completion of Level 6, swimmer will be able to:

  • Have an understanding of their ability and basic water safety.
  • Swim 100 meters freestyle, breaststroke, backstroke and 50m butterfly.
  • Perform all four strokes in accordance with FINA competitive swimming regulations.
  • Perform the relevant starts - a dive from the deck for fly/breast/free and in the water start for backstroke.
  • Possess a correct stroke foundation to progress to Age Group competitive training programs.



Swimming Proficiency Test Fee Chart

 NUM  BADGE NAME  FEES
 1  LEVEL ONE - 1 TORTOISE  RM28
 2  LEVEL TWO - 2 OCTOPUS  RM28
 3  LEVEL THREE - 3 STARFISH  RM28
 4  LEVEL FOUR - 4 PENGUIN  RM35
 5  LEVEL FIVE - 5 BEAR  RM35
 6  LEVEL SIX - 6 DOLPHIN  RM35



Candidates who passes the above test level will be awarded a certificate issued by Amateur Swimming Union of Malaysia. Candidates ought to pass each level before progressing to the next level.A specially designed jacket can be purchase by the candidate after passing Level Three (Starfish). All the three levels badges are to be sewn onto the jacket.