Building Happy & Life-long Swimmers – French Style!

My journey to discover how Blue Wave Swim School’s learn-to-swim programme and children swimming could continue to improve took me to Paris recently.  Attending the French Federation for Aquatic Activities for Early-Years & Leisure (FAAEL) ’s 35th anniversary international congress in April  was a great opportunity to deepen my understanding about the French approach children …


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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 …


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Baby Swimming Nordic Style

As the UK starts to warm up, I cast my mind back to a wonderful cold icy few days in Stockholm at the end of last year when I went to the Nordic Baby Swim Conference organised by the Swedish Swimming Federation and Nordic Swimming Federation. Attended by nearly 200 people from 14 different countries …

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Blue Wave Swim School 2016 – A Year in Review

As 2016 ended and before fully diving into a new year, it’s time to sit back and reflect on what we’ve done, what we learnt and to look ahead to the next 12 months. 2016 Highlights 1. Growth in numbers: Almost 200 families, many of them with two children in our programme, attended our swim …


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