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THE Triathlon, benefitting One with the Water!

I ran a half marathon last weekend. It would be charitable to say that I wasn’t quite prepared. Nevertheless, I did it! I’m good for a while – and what I’d really like to focus on are triathlons. Sprint and Olympic distance, because well, I may have...

Five Immune Boosting Tips for Back to School

Guess what!?! It’s quiet at my house, fifty percent of my crew went back to school, and the sound of my children raising Cain isn’t echoing around the continental U.S. That’s right, it’s back to school season, and you know that what means! (Besides the aroma of freshly...

Creaky bones? Swimming helps that too!

Health benefits of swimming? Yes, there is a swimming study for that. Tons, in fact. Benefits of swimming for children with autism? Yes, there is a swimming study for that. Increased mental health from consistent swimming workouts? Yes, a study for that too. Longer life-span for...

Happy Birthday to OWTW, and six great reasons to give!

I’ll give you a hint. All six reasons are the six years we’ve been around. That, saving lives, and teaching kids to swim. Okay, so maybe 8 great reasons.  My son (the one we almost lost) joined the swim team this year. He is my second child on the team so I’m no...

Fight Social Stigma in Sport

Para-Olympics. The Invictus Games. The World Para-Athlete Championships. This guy, Hector Picard, a double amputee competing in the Ironman Triathlon in Kona, Hawaii. Inspiring, right? We watch and cry and applaud the courage, heart, and determination on display from these...

Four Reasons to Choose Infant and Toddler Swim Lessons

Did you know that Los Angeles has over 44,000 pools? Seriously, someone counted. Does your child know how to swim? Shouldn’t they? Still unsure about infant and toddler swim lessons? I mean, are they really worth it. Short answer: YES, and here’s why. Four reasons to...

PE & Swimming: Independent Study in Physical Education

Attention parents, teachers, and coaches!  Do you have a swimmer (or a kiddo who wants to learn)? Are you struggling to manage your high-schooler’s class schedule as they prepare for college? Well, we might just be able to help? Did you know that our swim coaching program...

Fixed versus Growth Mindset: How will you live?

“The view you adopt for yourself profoundly affects the way you lead your life.” A bold, compelling statement that sets the tone for the rest of the groundbreaking book, Mindset: The new psychology of success. Dr. Dweck, one of the world’s leading researchers in the fields...