April 2012 Blog Posts (4)

Have you considered attending this year's WAHC? There's a whole lot of WaterWisdom to be shared!

Just sent out our the latest news on the 2012 World Aquatic Health Conference in Norfolk this October. We're excited about the lineup of seminars and have 27 new speakers this year. There is no other educational conference that offers the diversity of topics and thinking and exposes attendees to all aspects of research and subject matter affecting the aquatic industry. Now in it's ninth consecutive year, if you haven't made it to one, this is the year. And don't forget, if travel is an…

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Added by Laurie Batter on April 26, 2012 at 2:11pm — No Comments

NSPF on YouTube

If you haven't checked it out, National Swimming Pool Foundation has a YouTube channel.  We are posting seminars from past World Aquatic Health Conferences, including seminars on the MAHC, and a series of Healthy Body seminars from Dr. Bruce Becker's talks.

Check them out, subscribe to the channel, we are uploading new content all the time!

http://www.youtube.com/user/NSPFSwimPoolFnd?feature=watch

Added by Laurie Batter on April 13, 2012 at 1:51pm — No Comments

What's the Most Important Thing to Teach Kids In Swim Lessons This Summer?

What's the outcome you desire most from the lessons you give kids this summer?

Happy parents? Kids who can go off the diving board and swim to the side easily? Kids who can do freestyle for 25 yards? Kids who can hang out in deep water all day? Increased profits?

Our goal is to make them safe in deep water. What does safe mean? It means they aren't afraid to be around deep water, they don't mind being in it, and they are in control there, whether they're…

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Added by Melon Dash on April 11, 2012 at 10:31am — 2 Comments

Parents: Take the Lead to End Shallow Water Blackout

Parents: Take the Lead to End Shallow Water Blackout

 

by: Samuel James Freas, Ed.D.

 

When I was a young boy I repeatedly heard warnings from my mother like look both ways before crossing the street and don’t get in a car with a stranger. Now there is a need for parents to adopt another potentially life-saving mantra to help end the tragic deaths associated with Shallow Water Blackout (SWB). While statistics are…

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Added by Sam Freas on April 4, 2012 at 12:08pm — No Comments

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