It's official...The 1st Annual Diversity in Aquatics Convention & The HBCU Swimming Reunion will be held August 8 - 11, 2013 at the Harbor Beach Marriott in Fort Lauderdale, FL ....Stay tuned for further details!
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I'm really excited about going back into Swimming. I took a PE (Physical Education) class on Swimming and I did pretty well. My PE Teacher was Michael Elflein. He was real cool and Entertaining. I was a beginner in swimming and still need work on my Strokes. I promised myself that besides getting my driver's license (I live in NY) and while working, I'll start getting back into swimming or learning how to swim again, but this time at the YMCA. I really want to work hard and make a Swim team…Continue
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How do we end drowning? We change people’s behavior around water.
How do we change behavior? We change intrinsic motivation, how someone acts even if no one else is around.
How do we change intrinsic motivation? Tell people what to do. Motivate people to do the right thing. Make it easy…Continue
WASHINGTON - A new law that would affect all public pools isn't starting as planned.
The Department of Justice postponed the requirement of installing lifts to accommodate disabled people. The law was passed in 2010 and was supposed to go into effect Thursday.
Hotel industry experts say there was widespread confusion about what types of…Continue
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1) Novice Swimmers Coaching Clinic for Boston Parks & Rec with Miriam Lynch on Thursday, March 15, 2012
2) AAHPERD Convention -Council of Aquatic Professionals presentations and meetings (ongoing)
3) New England Swimming / AAHPERD - water safety event Saturday, March 17, 2012
-All AAHPERD members attending this year's convention are welcome to come sit in at all…
In San Diego this week for the NDPA Symposium and presenting today with DAP Co-founder Jayson Jackson about the importance of dismissing stereotypes, role models and other social learning concepts. A tribute to the many DAP members that influence their own local communities. We might even reveal a few of DAP's future plans. Won't give you the whole presentation, but here are two quick concepts....connect the dots and see the picture...…