Archive for Safety

  1. Kiefer Safer Swimmer Review

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

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  2. Lifeguard Rescue Tube

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

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  3. Swimming Shoulder Injury

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

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  4. Lfeguard Rescue 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.

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  5. Kiefer Paddler

    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 is so much you can do to offer your own swim lessons and help your swimmer-in-training become self assure/aware enough to take the plunge. To jump start learning, […]

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  6. Helping Lifeguard

    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 swim workout, your next race, or perhaps most importantly: cooling off and having fun in the water. The most common safety concern on the minds of others I […]

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  7. Silver Lake Open Water Swimming

    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 all lakes great and small to warm to sanely swimmable temperatures, marking the beginning of my open water swim training. Although summer is here, Lake Michigan can be […]

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