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Training for 30 Latvian Red Cross first aid instructors

On November 4th, 2023, 30 certified Latvian Red Cross first aid instructors strengthened their knowledge and skills in a Swim Safely lesson. They lead first aid courses for driving schools, companies, schools, and kindergartens every day. “Today’s task is to test our own abilities in a situation where we would have to go into the…
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220 teachers have completed the program “How to teach swimming so that children feel safe in the water 2023 | Level 2”

220 sports teachers in September and October completed the professional competence development course program “How to teach swimming so that children feel safe in the water 2023 | Level 2”. The association “Swim Safe”, in collaboration with the State Education Content Center, organized the courses in Kuldīga, Balvi, Rīga, Daugavpils, and Limbaži this fall. A…
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Lecture for municipal employees

On April 26, 2023, the Center for Disease Prevention and Control, in collaboration with specialists from the Health Inspectorate, organized training for representatives of the National Healthy Municipalities Network on water safety issues and promoting health literacy among municipal residents. Representatives of the “Swim Safely” organization, Zane Gemze and Toms Jēkabsons, discussed the organization, supervision,…
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“HOW TO TEACH SWIMMING? | LEVEL 3 – first graduate!“

On March 18, 2023, 25 sports educators and swimming coaches learned a new approach to technique training and took part in practical sessions at the Ķīpsala swimming pool. Throughout the day, coach Pāvels Murāns and Toms Jekabsons answered questions about whether excellent results are achievable by swimming fast or gracefully, the importance of proper breathing,…
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