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 for children under the age
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 three years of staged activities
Watching and doing makes learning something we do together. What we see affects everything we do and even some things that we think. But we don’t just “see”. Part of our “sight” is learned and it is called visual recognition.
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 those strokes, is there really any
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 name for this is
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 child with a physical fitness advantage that makes