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Swim Strong Visits “Dive In” to talk Water Safety: Rip Tides

So honored and excited to be joining Liz Taylor and Dr. Sylvia Earle of DOER (Deep Ocean Exploration & Research) a marine consulting firm. These two amazing women are legends of the deep, scientists who have explored diverse depths in polar to tropical oceans. Dr. Earle has 70 years of exploring the world’s oceans, is a marine biologist, oceanographer and author. She is also the founder of Mission Blue, a NFP with a mission to explore, restore and protect the...

THE BENEFITS RESILIENCE BRINGS TO THE TABLE

THE BENEFITS RESILIENCE BRINGS TO THE TABLE       Humanity is going through major challenges that have altered lifestyles dramatically with vast numbers experiencing restrictions including lockdowns. Countries are at various points of the Covid19 continuum creating a fractured world that doesn’t provide citizens with the levels of balance & certainty needed to feel they are in control. These factors are fertile ground for resilience to shine & make the journey through unknown times far more comfortable. Resilience...

Time to Celebrate: A Message from the Founder

Hello! Swim Strong Foundation began 15 years ago with one mission: to reduce unintended death due to drowning and water-based accidents by providing life-saving swimming skills and water safety education to all children and families regardless of their ability to pay. It’s because of donors like you that we have: Taught more than 10,000 people how to swim Gave more than $1 Million in free swim lessons to underserved families and Veterans needing that support Taught more than 12,000 students our award-winning...

Coach Paul Alerts Us to Losing Muscle Mass with Age and Suggests Ways to Minimize It

  SARCOPENIA – MUSCLE LOSS AS WE AGE with Guest Blogger Paul Barry We lose lean skeletal muscle mass as we age which can create serious issues for us as it is a major component for our movement. Numerous factors can create this situation, but the following are some of the common reasons: Medical conditions. Becoming bedridden. Poor genetic disposition. High numbers of diseases. Muscle tissue changes with age. Commencing a more sedentary lifestyle. Injuries that affect or impair movement capability. ...

Taking Climate Action with Swim Strong Foundation

We are well past the time of “Climate Change”.  We are now in the era of “Climate Action”.  Universities are beginning to understand this too.   Walter Leal, head of the Climate Change Management Department of the University of Hamburg notes that in the field of higher education, programs have been created on climate as a concentration or at the post graduate  level.  Now changes are starting to be made in undergrad curriculum  into law, science, medicine, economics,  and literature.  Why?...