DEF Tier 2 Instructor
The Tier 2 Certificate Course is an intermediate-level instructor course that builds on the concepts and principles introduced during the Tier 1 Certificate Course. This course is suitable for experienced DEF Instructors that meet the DEF standard of pool safety and providing highest quality of coaching to their athletes. Tier 2 participants will enhance their understanding of the DEF methodology, workflow design, and implementation. They also advance their skills while coaching others in movements and workouts.
DEF Tier 2 Participants must be able to pass the Tier 2 Screener prior to training:
1. Swim 500 meters under 11:00 minutes
2. 50 meter Brick Tow
3. 50 meter UWC (25x2)
5. 4 minute Bobs
1. Understanding and implication of Water Safety procedures
2. Presentation, demonstration, execution, and instruction of ALL water and ground movements (Arm action, leg action, body position, breathing and glide), breathing techniques, and DEF Principles.
3. Develop an effective and understandable DEF Session Workflow and Program
Minimum time as a tier 1 is one full season or 3 months, which ever comes first
Tier 2 Instructor Course will be in La Jolla Dec 8th and Tier 1 will be in Irvine at Northwood High School