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The 5 Basic Water Survival Skill You Need!

Updated: Jul 9, 2018

Let's go swimming!


Swim suit, check

Sunscreen, check

towel, check

The skills to survive in the water, uuummm


If you are not sure then you need to answer the following questions. If you cannot confidently say yes to all of them then it is time to step up your water game!


  1. Step or jump into the water over their head

  2. Return to the surface and float or tread water for one minute

  3. Turn around in a full circle and find an exit

  4. Swim 25 yards to the exit without stopping