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Why Swimming Can Benefit Children Physically and Mentally?

‘Watching a child makes it obvious that the development of his mind comes about through his movements.’ Dr Maria Montessori, Italian educator and physician In October 2015, I attended a conference in London on Child Development in Education run by the Institute for Neuro-Physiological Psychology (INPP). INPP has been researching the effects of immaturity in …


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How Do You Spot a Good Swimming Teacher?

Swimming is a sport that depends upon developing a base level and gaining skills over time. Most people think that, in swimming, you start with teaching and then move onto coaching. However, the reality is that you never stop teaching swimming, since you always have to show swimmers how it’s done correctly when you teach …


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Benefits of Swimming; What Every Parent Should know! (Part 2)

In part one, we listed many benefits of swimming with your young children. As a parent you may think, are there any more reasons that I need to know to take my young child to swimming classes? Actually there are and the most interesting one is ……wait for it…..wait for it…… Early Swimmers perform better …


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Benefits of Swimming; What Every Parent Should Know! (Part 1)

Benefits of baby & Toddler Swimming Classes Joggling schools runs and busy academic schedules are the biggest challenges for most families in big cities like London.  If they are not enough, every year, in addition to school and nursery, most parents choose and add other extra-curriculum activities, like swimming, to their kids’ already busy timetables. …


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Book Swimming Lessons Instead of Buying Armbands

Learning To Swim For Water Safety Summer holidays are normally planned earlier in the year, as soon as the new year holiday is finished, and most families in the U.K would love to have their summer holidays somewhere close to water. Popular destinations for summer holidays offer locations close to a river, a lake, sea, …

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Why You Should Take Your Baby or Toddler Swimming

From a very young age you can do swimming lessons with your child, but you may still ask yourself why do I need to do swimming? Why participating in swimming activities with my child should matter at all when there are so many other choices? Wouldn’t be better if I waited till my child is …


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The Health Benefits of Swimming

Swimming is a great form of exercise. When you swim, your whole body is involved in the exercise, in other words, swimming utilises most major muscle groups in your body, and that’s why swimming is such a great way to keep fit and stay fit – the benefits of swimming are not just rumours. Swimming …


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‘Parent & Child’ Swim Lessons for Young Children! What are they?

‘Parent & Child’ Swim Lessons for babies & Toddlers Young children can benefit from swimming immensely. Swimming and water activities have a positive effect on children’s learning and their physical and psychological development. Shortly after we started operating in Feb 2010, we were asked repeatedly if we could provide swimming lessons for children who were …


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Practising ‘Push and Glide’; Learning Fundamentals of Swimming

Learning the Fundamentals with ‘Push & Glide’ Swimming requires a set of skills which can only be built over time by different practices.  A swimmer who swims with correct technique can travel in water with his/her body as close as possible to the surface of water. Swimmers need to do variety of drills and practices to learn …


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The Benefits of Early Years Swimming For Children

A group of scientific researchers in  Australia have shown that participation in swimming lessons benefits the overall health and well-being of children. The results of a study at Griffith University in Queensland has revealed that children who learn how to swim at a young age have physical, social, intellectual and language development advantages compared to …


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