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Dive Master Watermanship Test

     
             
                     
 
Stamina Exercise 1: 400 Metre/Yard Swim
The candidate must swim 400 metres/yards without stopping using no swimming aids and using any stroke or combination of strokes desired. If a candidate stops, the exercise is incomplete and must be repeated. 400 yards 400 metres Time Points Time
under 6 min - - - - - - - - - - 5 points under 6 min, 30 sec
6 to 8 min - - - - - - - - - - - 4 points 6 min, 30 sec to 8 min, 40 sec
8 to 10 min - - - - - - - - - - -3 points 8 min, 40 sec to 11 min
10 to 12 min - - - - - - - - - -2 points 11 to 13 min
more than 12 min - - - - - - 1 point more than 13 min
stopped incomplete
 
   
   
   
   
   
     
     
   
                   
     
Stamina Exercise 2: 15 Minute Tread
Using no aids and wearing only a swimsuit, the candidate will stay afloat by treading water, drown proofing, bobbing or floating for 15 minutes, with hands (not arms) out of the water during the last 2 minutes. A candidate with a physical challenge that makes it difficult/impossible to hold hands out of the water is exempted from that portion of the exercise with no effect on the score.
Criteria Points
Performed satisfactorily - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5 points
Stayed afloat, but hands not out of water entire 2 minutes - - - - - 3 points
Used side/bottom for momentary support no more than twice - - -1 point
Used side/bottom for support more than twice incomplete
 
       
     
     
   
   
   
       
     
                     
   
Stamina Exercise 3: 800 Metre/Yard Snorkel Swim
Using a mask, fins, snorkel and swimsuit only (no BCD or flotation aids) and swimming with the face in the water, the candidate must swim nonstop for 800 metres/yards. The candidate may not use arms to swim, unless the candidate has a physical challenge that limits leg use and arm-swimming is the individual's normal swimming method while diving. If a candidate stops, the exercise is incomplete and must be repeated. 800 yards 800 metres
Time Points Time
under 13 min - - - - - -5 points
13 to 15 min - - - - - - 4 points
15 to 17 min - - - - - - 3 points
17 to 19 min - - - - - - 2 points
more than 19 min - - - 1 points
stopped incomplete.
 
     
     
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
                       
     
Stamina Exercise 4: 100 Metres/Yard Inert Diver Tow
Wearing full scuba equipment, the candidate must push or tow an inert diver in full scuba at the surface 100 metres/yards nonstop without assistance. Note that this is a swimming power evaluation (speed-against-drag) not a rescue evaluation. If a candidate stops, the exercise is incomplete and must be repeated. 100 yards 100 metres
Time Points Time
under 2 min - - - - -5 points
2 to 3 min - - - - - -4 points
3 to 4 min - - - - - -3 points
4 to 5 min - - - - - -2 points
more than 5 min - -1 point
stopped incomplete.