Water safety group’s call to reduce drowning

A national drowning prevention strategy that aims to halve the number of fatal incidents on or near water has been launched by Transport Minister Robert Goodwill MP.

The document, created by members of the National Water Safety Forum (NWSF) is the UK’s first drowning prevention strategy, created in response to the World Health Organization’s report on global drowning, which recommended that every nation should have a drowning prevention strategy.

About 400 people drown in our waters in the UK every year; that equates to one accidental drowning every 20 hours.

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Essential tips for becoming a better springboard and platform diver

Endorsed by USA Diving, Springboard and Platform Diving breaks down the phases of each dive while providing expert instruction to improve performance. The book includes high-quality photos, mental strategies, numerous drills and worksheets. Making it the ideal resource for divers and coaches alike. Continue reading Essential tips for becoming a better springboard and platform diver