This is the continuation and second part of our last blog “Why Learning to Swim in Winter is Important” Maintenance and Reinforcement Children need to maintain and reinforce existing skills to advance and develop their swimming ability in the water. Months of summer lessons end up “going to waste” as swimmers loose their “feel…
Seven Drownings in the past week
Today we were reminded by Simone Fox Koob from the Australian about the importance of water safety for both non swimmers and swimmers. We have also included The Royal Lifesaving Society ‘s tips below.
SWIM WELL, OH THE PLACES YOU’LL GO.
When you come to Swim For Your Life at Billinudgel you will see 10 paintings adorning the walls of the swim school. They tell the stories of
Ron Spriggs, Swimming Coach and Living Legend.
I want to introduce a Swimming Coach who taught me most of what I know about swimming in water and teaching/coaching others. Ron Spriggs (Spriggsy) employed me on the pool deck
AND SO I BECOME A LIFEGUARD
I was blessed with the country secondary schooling I had. At Wingham High it was compulsory in the summer that the whole school would walk to the local pool and participate in swimming for sport.
The Halliwick Concept and the Benefits of Aquatic Therapy Exercises
It was while I was completing my first degree at Wollongong University, Sports Science, that I was involved with working with people with disabilities in the water.