Swimming is a wonderful opportunity for you and your dear ones to bond. Nothing comes close to being with your friends and family one in the swimming pool. Swimming is a commitment and if you are unwilling to get into the water or have had bad experiences in the water in your past, then it may not be right for you. Your satisfaction and commitment in the water will gradually lead you towards becoming an efficient swimmer.
When it comes to swimming, the rewards for both learner and instructor are plentiful: the first time the enthusiast puts his eyes under the water, jumps from the step; floats on his back and dive are all milestones in the journey.
Basic Water Safety Tips Everyone Should Know
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- A grown-up who is learning to swim should always be available in the presence of an instructor and must have all the essentials handy in case of an emergency
- You can utilize armbands and Government approved gliding devices with moderations, however, dont rely much on these devices as it might affect your body posture in water
- Never let your instructor leave you unattended in the pool, regardless of the possibility that you are wearing armbands and you have gained confidence.
- Toddlers and infants should be within an arms length of an adult while swimming
- Adults should get training in first aid and CPR and must learn emergency action plan from their respective instructors while undergoing home swimming lessons
A 2015 report on drowning by the National Water Safety Forum (NWSF) recognised that more than 320 people have died in accidental drowning in the UK.
Precautionary measures are highly considered by the British Government as well as private organizations and are actively progressing towards a goal where a maximum number of people can enjoy the water safely. This has taken into consideration by the schools, community health centres, government departments, community welfare programs, the Life Saving Societies of the UK, swimming instructors, Surf Life Saving units, and others.
The National Safety Forum is keen on emphasising into the collection of data on fatal and non-fatal drowning in the UK. Our curriculum is designed in accordance with swimming instruction guidelines so that more and more people are inclined towards water safety and consider learning swimming as something of supreme importance.
As qualified instructors, we provide the right mix of theory and practical exposure to water. We know we must convey this message to all adults, regardless of their geography. We believe everyone should have access to water education and our swimming lessons of adults are specifically designed to address these areas of concern.
If you want to get involved in organized water activities, look forward to programs that will help you build confidence and educate you about water safety measures.