Malaysia Swimming Teachers' Association Blog

What is Water Safety and why is it important?

The definition of water safety is the procedures precautions policies associated with safety in, on, and around bodies of water (pool, ocean, lake, river, bathtub, bucket, pond etc), where there is a risk of injury or drowning Water Safety has 3 important layers to reduce the risk of drowning in any swimming environment. The below…
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MSTA Releases Guidelines on Re-Opening of Swimming Pools

MSTA has forwarded to Malaysia National Security Council (MKN), Putrajaya a set of guidelines and SOP for the Safe Reopening of Pools for Swim Teaching. Public safety and health is our priority. We cannot return to the pre Covid 19 era of having a big crowd of learners at the pool. Most teaching pools can…
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Water Safety Month of May

For the Month of May is WATER SAFETY Month. Time to educate teachers, parents and caretakers, because drowning doesn’t stop, unless you know more about it! Every 90 seconds someone is drowning on this earth. Drowning is a leading cause of death for children aged 1-4 years and followed by pre-schoolers aged 5-9 years. Parents…
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MSTA Water Safety Workshop

It was a fantastic Saturday morning filled with parents and kid’s laughter and eagerness to learn a crucial life skill – Water Safety.  This workshop is an effort by Malaysia Swimming Teachers’ Association (MSTA) supported by New Wave Swimming Club (NWSC).  About 25 parents and kids learnt about Water Safety in aquatic bodies.  Water Confidence,…
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