• Short Summary

    BABIES IN BELGIUM ARE BEING TAUGHT TO SWIM AT AN EARLY AGE. AT A SWIMMING?

  • Description


    PARENTS WITH CHILDREN; CHILDREN WITH INSTRUCTOR PADDLING; GIRLS IN MINI-CLUB SHIRTS; MOTHERS THROW CHILDREN INTO POOL.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: BABIES IN BELGIUM ARE BEING TAUGHT TO SWIM AT AN EARLY AGE. AT A SWIMMING SCHOOL AT TRIVIERES, TINY TOTS OF THREE MONTHS ARE GIVEN INSTRUCTION IN SWIMMING.

    THE SWIMMING CLUB AT TRIVIERE - NEAR MONS - IS CALLED THE MINI-CLUB. HERE, CHILDREN ARE INSTRUCTED BY A SWIMMING EXPERT UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF TRAINED MEDICAL STAFF.

    THE CHILDREN ARE TAUGHT HOW TO FLOAT AND GIVEN TRAINING IN THE ELEMENTS OF SWIMMING AS A PART OF THEIR SAFETY EDUCATION.

    AND TO PROVE HOW EFFECTIVE THE TRAINING IS, THE CHILDREN ARE THROWN BY THEIR MOTHERS INTO THE SHALLOW POOL, WHERE THEY FLOAT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB6OFK6HSPSH4W57DCWC4GMQTQ
    Media URN:
    VLVAB6OFK6HSPSH4W57DCWC4GMQTQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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