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Water Safety Checklist

May 19, 2017
Jim Montgomery

Summer approaching, kids out of school and lots of activities planned around the water. In case you could not participate in our Water Safety Week, I wanted to give parents our water safety checklist to make sure our kids are always safe at the pool and around the house. ~ A Water Watcher must be assigned to watch children in…

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The ABC’s of Training the Olympic Way

January 20, 2017
Cheryl Gigliotti

Coach Jim’s Swim Blog In 1976, I set a world record in the 100 meter freestyle at the Montreal Olympics, the first person ever to break 50 seconds.  World records don’t come easy, but as a member of the best American Men’s Olympic swim team of all time, I learned that to achieve success in the pool requires as much…

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conquering fear of water

Fear of Water, We Help You Overcome It

April 4, 2016
JM Swim School

Fear of water, or ‘aquaphobia,’ is a common phenomenon. More than half of adults suffer from this phobia and are set off by things that strong swimmers wouldn’t even think about twice. Looking out into the water of an ocean or lake, the deep end of a pool, or simply a filled bathtub can bring on paralyzing fear – even…

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Bad news/Good news

January 26, 2014
JM Swim School

Why Should My Child Be a Swimmer?

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Babies Can Swim!

May 8, 2012
JM Swim School

Babies Can Swim! When to begin swim lessons and why.

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National Drowning Statistics

January 16, 2012
JM Swim School

Drowning is the leading cause of death for infants and young children between the ages of 1-4

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