Private versus Group Swimming Lessons

The decision whether to select private or group swimming lessons doesn’t always simply boil down to the cost implications, there’s more to consider…. A child or an adult could be unsure about water for various reasons: Bad past experiences Lack of exposure to water at an early age (0-3 years old) Parents themselves ill at Read More

10 Infant and ‘learn-to-swim’ Questions – Answered by Austrian Experts

I’m really excited to be working with two colleagues and swim experts, Anitra Boszotta and Marion Falzeder from Austrian Baby swimming Association (ABA), learn-to-swim experts and baby and toddler specialists, on this blog. Anitra and Marion share some great insights by answering the 10 most frequently infant and ‘learn-to-swim’ questions which parents very often ask.  You Can Also Read this Blog in German Read More

6 Answers To Frequently Asked Baby and Toddler Swimming Questions

Q&As With A Baby Swimming Expert (Part 2) In part one of this blog on baby and toddler swimming, infant swimming guru, Terje Stakset, explained that the goal of early lessons should be about helping young children to develop an affinity for swimming and learn the very basics in order to be ready and confident Read More

10 most asked learn-to-swim questions answered- Q&A with one of London’s top swim coaches

I’m delighted to introduce long-term colleague and friend Mr Damien Bryan, head coach of Kingston Royals Swimming Club, as our first guest blogger. Kingston Royals SC, is a community based swimming club in Southwest London which has gone from strength to strength over the last two years under his leadership being named Best Sports Club in Read More

What’s the Best Age for a Child to Begin Swimming Lessons?

Swimming is a fun sport and a life skill, and it is no wonder that it’s high on most children’s activity lists. Teaching children to swim dates back to early biblical times and it was part of the ancient school programmes in Greek and Roman empires. Roman soldiers had to be able to swim and Read More