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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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Diving Level 2

Students must be able to front dive unassisted and be at least a Sea Lion level swimmer. Offered only at Matt Dishman Pool.

Prerequisite - must have completed Diving 1

  • Warmup Exercises
  • Review Level 1 – Standing Front and Rear Jumps on 1 meter
  • Hurdle Jumps:  Arms Down and Handgrab Entries on 1 meter
  • Hurdle to Front Jump:  Layout, Pike, Tuck to Arms Down Entry
  • Hurdle to Front Jump:  Layout, Pike, Tuck to Handgrab Entry
  • 1-Step Hurdle Jumps:  Arms Down and Handgrab Entries on 1 meter

  • 1-Step Hurdle to Front Jump:  Layout, Pike, Tuck to Arms Down
  • 1-Step Hurdle to Front Jump:  Layout, Pike, Tuck to Handgrab
  • Hurdle to Front Dive: Semi Pike Position from 1-meter board
  • Review Back approach to Back Dive Fall-in Layout
  • Back Approach to Back Dive Fall-in Layout

Advancement Skills/Performance Standards

  • Hurdle Jumps:  Pike, Tuck Layout positions from 1 meter
  • 1-Step Hurdle Jumps: Pike, Tuck Layout positions from 1 meter
  • 1-Step Hurdle, Front Dive Fall-in: Semi-Pike position
  • Back Approach to Back Dive Fall-in: Layout from 1 meter