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Benefits of swimming all year round for kids and toddlers

For many parents, swimming is not an activity to continue throughout winter, but there are many benefits of swimming all year round. It’s often thought that kids will develop colds, flus, ear infections and sore throats, and parents tend to keep their little ones away from pools and swimming lessons for these reasons. This, however, is not always the case. […]
By |July 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Breath Control – where to practice

We receive many questions from parents who have trouble getting their baby or new swimmer to take a breath or put their face into the water. This is not surprising, as nervous or excited children will not have control of their breath, therefore can accidentally inhale or suck water into their lungs while swimming. This gives […]
By |May 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The fetal position is a tell-tale sign of anxiety

When teaching anyone to swim, a vey common reaction is for the student to want to bring their knees close into their chest. This has baffled many teachers over the years because when swimming, we usually want the body to be long and the torso to be extended. Once we understand why the child/student does this […]
By |April 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments