12/04/2021 is Exciting Date For Re-Opening of All Pools Post Lockdown 3

Roadmap for Coming Out of Lockdown 3.00, Returning To Pools and Swimming We all were waiting impatiently to find out when pools can open after lockdown 3.0 and as soon a the U.K government’s roadmap was announced on 22 February 2021, 12th April is earmarked for pools and aquatics. Re-opening of schools will be on …


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10 All Important And Key Changes In Swimming Post COVID-19

Re-Start of Swimming Pools And Lessons After COVID-19 Lockdowns After 3 lockdowns due to COVID-19 pandemic, swimming pools have been permitted to re-open again (from 12 th of April 2021) and swimming lessons can re-start in England.  After the first lockdown, indoor swimming pools were permitted to re-open in England from 25th of July 2020, …


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Swimming Lessons For Children with Autism

Autism and Its Effects on Children Autism or autism spectrum disorder (ASD) incorporates a group of neurodevelopmental disorders causing impaired communication skills and social skills and behavioural challenges. Communication and interacting with the world is a big challenge for people with autism. Until recently, experts talked about different types of autism, such as autistic disorder …


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Swimming Certificates and Badges Explained

There are well over 5,000 publicly accessible swimming pools in England and swimming is England’s most popular mass participation sport. 2.5 million people swimming at least once a week! No wonder two third of primary schoolchildren in England take swim lessons. It could be school swim lessons part of school curriculum or at swim schools …


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Never Too Late to Learn to Swim: Adult Swimming

Why Adult Swimming Lessons? At our swim school, we regularly get enquiries about our private adult swim lessons. This is a typical statement that we hear from adults who are looking for private adult swim lessons: “I am 40 year old male afraid of water. Want to learn swimming to overcome my fear and enjoy …


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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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6 Top Baby Swimming Questions Are Answered

Q&As With A Baby Swimming Expert (Part 2) In part one of this blog, baby swimming guru and writer of ‘Swim With Love’, Terje Stakset, explained that the goal of baby and toddler swim lessons. He explained young children can develop an affinity for swimming and learn the very basics in order to be ready …


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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 …


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The Best Age To Start Swimming Lessons For Children

History of Learning to Swim 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 …


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Baby Swimming and Toddler Lessons In France – Montessori Inspired Teaching

In May 2015 I had the privilege to be invited to a swim school in France and observe their baby and toddler swimming classes. Established by clinical psychologist Dr Daniel Zylberberg, the classes are now running in several community centres throughout Paris with the programme offered for children who are up to five years old …


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