Springboard Diving

Springboard Diving honor

Skill Level:  2
Category: Recreation
Original Honor:  1964

AdventSource Honors Handbook PDF 
AdventSource Catalog: Patch Order (must have approved order login) (link from AdventSource)
Wiki.pathfindersonline.org Article/Answer Key 
Originating Institution:  General Conference


1.      Demonstrate the following dives:
a.       Swan
b.      Front somersault (tuck)
c.       Half twist
2.      Chose two optional dives from the following: half gainer (tuck, pike, or lay-out), cutaway, somersault front one and one-half, sailor dive, half twist, back dive, back knife, back jack.
3.      State the safety depths of water under a one-meter board, a three-meter board, and a tower. How far should the board project over the pool? What boards are recommended?
In the test each candidate will announce the dive type and be judged accordingly.
Basis of Judging. Attention position for running dives: attention position on end or board for standing dives based on (a) approach, (b) spring, (c) way body is carried through the air, lay-out, tuck, or pike, (d) entry into water.

Skill Level: 2