Safety Archives - Kiefer Swim Shop Blog

Safer Swimmer Open Water Swimming Buoy

Safer Swimmer Open Water Swimming Buoy

Looking for safer, more enjoyable swimming in open water? Check out Robin Kiefer’s review of the Safer Swimmer Open Water Swim Buoy.

Lifeguard Rescue Tubes

Lifeguard Rescue Tubes

Learn about lifeguard rescue tubes & trace their origins back to the Peterson Belt, the first soft rescue device to revolutionize guarding.

How to Prevent Swimming Shoulder Injuries

How to Prevent Swimming Shoulder Injuries

Learn to recognize & prevent common swimming shoulder injuries like rotator cuff overuse, tendonitis, and more with advice from Kiefer.

Saving Robin Kiefer – A Lifeguarding Story

Saving Robin Kiefer – A Lifeguarding Story

Near drowning could happen to anyone – including a 6 year old Robin Kiefer. Hear how the “big, hard hero” owes it all to a lifeguard.

Learn To Swim Gear – Kiefer Paddler Product Review

Learn To Swim Gear – Kiefer Paddler Product Review

Can Your Child Swim? It’s already the middle of summer – has your little swimmer developed the confidence to jump in the water? As a parent, there…

Accidental Lifeguards

Accidental Lifeguards

Let’s Face It! When heading out for a swim at the pool or beach, lifesaving is probably not on your mind. You’re most likely thinking about your…

Open Water Swim Training Safety

Open Water Swim Training Safety

Summer has finally arrived – my favorite time of year to swim. On the Wisconsin / Illinois state line, the heat of the summer causes water in…