Tuesday, 10 December 2013

SSPA (Singapore Swimming Proficiency Award)

The Singapore Swimming Proficiency Award(SSPA) is an award structure based on a swimmer’s ability to swim any of the four recognised strokes in compliance with FINA rules for competitive swimming. This is the latest swimming syllabus in Singapore.

All strokes are to be swum in compliance with FINA rules for competitive swimming.

Below are the qualifying timings for each level.

Tests and Certificates are conducted/ issued by Singapore Swimming Association.

Types
Level 1
50m
Level 2
100m
Level3
200m
Level 4
400m
Level 5
800m
Level 6
1500m
Character
Sea Lion
Turtle
Stingray
Dolphin
Shark
Whale
Front crawl
≤1:05
≤2:30
≤5:20
≤10:40
≤21:20
≤40:00
Breaststroke
≤1:20
≤3:15
≤7:30
NA
NA
NA
Backstroke
≤1:10
≤3:00
≤7:00
NA
NA
NA
Butterfly
≤1:20
≤3:00
≤7:30
NA
NA
NA
Individual Medley
NA
≤3:00
≤7:00
NA
NA
NA
All events will include Starts, Turns and Finishes except for 50m events which will not incorporate a turn.
All strokes are to be swum in compliance with FINA rules for competitive swimming.

Test dates of SSPA in Year 2014

Dates
Day
1 March
Saturday
12 July
Saturday
12 September
Friday
28 November
Friday

Note: Dateline for registration closes 1 month prior to test dates.

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