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What Do You Know About Life Saving? – Strength Magazine – August, 1925

The subject of life saving is so vast that in a short course it is impossible to do more than touch upon the high spots. Belt it will be my purpose to provide such information as will enable any fairly good swimmer to safely perform a rescue under average circumstances and care for . the victim of a drowning accident. The first thing you should remember in going to the assistance of a drowning person is that you will need your full strength in helping him. Therefore, refrain from the natural inclination to dash out at top speed. Swim at a pace which will bring you to the spot in condition to render adequate service, not breathless.

Stark CenterUniversity of Texas