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Drowning Stats and Our Children

Drowning Stats and Our Children What do the facts on unintentional drowning mean to you? According to the Center for Disease Control (www.cdc.gov), about ten people die every day from unintentional drowning. Drowning is the second leading cause of death

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Learning to Swim

Surprising Benefits of Swim Lessons

Surprising Benefits of Swim Lessons A study done at Australia’s Griffith University has fueled my thinking over the past few years and provided a basis for curriculum elements that put the premise of this study into action. The study – based on

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Learning to Swim

The Benefits of Learning Different Strokes

The Benefits of Learning Different Strokes Why is it a good thing to learn several different swimming strokes? You enjoy swimming but if you really thing about it – you have your favourite swimming strokes. And since you really like

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Learning to Swim

Babies Have Swimming Instincts

Babies Have Swimming Instincts Did you know that infants have pretty advanced water survival skills? They are pretty much “programmed” with a couple of helpful natural reflexes that help to protect them from drowning. There’s the diving reflex. The “official

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Learning to Swim

The Less Obvious Benefits of Learning to Swim

The Less Obvious Benefits of Learning to Swim Swimming is a life skill that we should all have. The most obvious benefit of swim lessons for children is helping them to acquire this life skill. The other is providing the

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