Here is the beginning of the article from Med Page Today. I posted a link at the bottom so you can click it and read the rest of the article:
Pediatric Drowning Prevention Guidelines Updated
Our heritage as Aquatic Professionals is so rich. For decades our industry has been working to improve water safety and the rescue techniques used to save people. But I often wonder, in our effort to simplify our training programs, make courses shorter, reduce rescue techeniques to a couple of simple methods (everything starts from the rear rescue) have we left behind a lot of great lifesaving techniques that can still be applicable today?
Don't get me wrong here, I love to…Continue
Dear Teachers & Parents:
I received an email today with a VERY COMMON QUESTION from a parent who has a young two year old in our Parent & Me class who is doing wonderfully. However, and I think this happens often, there was a
misunderstanding that because of the progress the little one was
making, that continuing in the same class may be a waste of time. As
instructors and swim school owners, it is vital that we communicate…
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First I want to thank the committee who voted for me to receive the NDPA Community Life Saver Award. I am so honored and proud.
Second, I want to rave about Tom…
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2010 DROWNING PREVENTION AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif.— April 21, 2010 The National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA) recognized national and community drowning prevention leaders on April 26, 2010 at the NDPA’s 9th Annual
National Drowning Prevention Symposium at the Sheraton Station Square
in Pittsburgh, PA.
Cecilia Duer will receive the 2010 National…Continue
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The nation's top water safety and training organizations are joining forces to present The World's Largest Swimming Lesson™ (WLSL), Thursday, June 3, 2010, to build awareness about the vital importance of teaching children to swim to help prevent drowning. On June 3rd, waterparks, pools and other aquatic…
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First I would like to thank everyone for signing up to be a fan on our FB page!!! We got 100+ in the first week and haven't even started the season. Next if you haven't already make sure you don't wait to schedule your sessions.
Time slots have been filling up fast and space is limited.
Remember you can register on www.edgeaquatics.com or by calling 888-954-SWIM.
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I am just wondering what others are doing as far as "Swim Tests". Meaning, the child is wanting to go down the slide but is not tall enough, but wants to take a siwm test to show us that they can swim. How would you handle this, and what is your critieria that they would need to meet.
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You are going to absolutely love our upcoming latest addition to Swim Lessons University. It our brand new “paperless” Swim Proficiency &
Water Safety Awards System. …