Hitting a Plateau

When we first start something new, it is easy to see changes and to enjoy progress. But after a while, we might get the feeling that we are not making any progress. In swimming lessons, sometimes there is a point when a child stalls out in their progress despite their consistent attendance in lessons and the parents continuing to do “everything right.” This is called hitting a plateau and it means that the results you get from training slow down or stop. But parents should not worry as this even happens in training with very competitive athletes. And all parents and swimmers should know about this super common phenomenon. And plateaus not only happen in swimming lessons. They are common whe

Florida could require water safety lessons

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) drowning is the leading cause of injury death in U.S. children ages 1-4 years and the third leading cause of unintentional injury death in children and adolescents ages 5-19 years. The Department of Children and Families declared that this year, 52 children have died from drowning in Florida. Unfortunately, Florida is the state where more children drown than any other in the nation. Due to this data, two lawmakers in Florida filed a bill to make water safety education required in the health curriculum for students. They recommend that each school district incorporate age-appropriate water safety instruction for students in grad

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