Tips to Understand Baby’s Body Language In Swimming

How Do Parents and Babies Communicate? Attending parent and baby swimming lessons is part of modern parenting in the 21 century. With scientific evidence confirming many benefits of baby swimming, communication and reading the ‘needs’ and ‘wants’ of a non-verbal child in the swimming pool enviroument could be a puzzle for many specially new parents. …


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Intensive Swimming Lessons for Summer in Wimbledon

Summer Holiday, Children and Swimming! All schools soon will be out for summer and with seven weeks of free time to fill in for children, most families start getting some programme together for their children. To avoid your child spending most of his or her time watching TV or staring at a mobile device, it’s …


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To have or not to have – That is the Question

Your goggle questions answered, by Marjan Moosavi, founder of Blue Wave Swim School These days swim goggles have become an inseparable element of ‘swimming kit’ for all ages., Parents are increasingly prone to buying goggles for their toddlers and children regardless of whether or not they can swim or whether they are yet familiar with …


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Top Learning to Swim Tips for Parents!

Positive language, water confidence, formal swimming lessons and patience are the key to help your child with swimming. Parental Positive Language It’s no-brainer but, using positive words and being enthusiastic about swimming as a parent is very helpful to your child. When your child starts his/her swimming adventure, whether it’s through visiting your local swimming …

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Explaining England Swimming Certificate and Badge System

Did you know that swimming is England’s most popular mass participation sport with 2.5 million people swimming at least once a week? In the light of that and the fact that there are well over 5,000 publicly accessible swimming pools in England it makes it surprising that a third of primary schoolchildren in England and …


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Baby Swimming Lessons; The Icelandic Way

Visiting the famous Baby Swimming School in Iceland Visiting other swim schools to learn from others and share best practice in baby swimming approaches has always been part of our development at Blue Wave Swim School in London. So when I was in Iceland in October to attend the bi-annual Nordic Baby Swimming Conference, I jumped at …


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Benefits of Infant Swimming at the Nordic Baby Swimming Conference 2018

“The closest thing to mindfulness”, Iceland’s president extols the benefits of Baby Swimming I’ve attended 20 swimming conferences over the last 10 years in six different countries. But this year’s Nordic Baby Swimming Conference held in Selfoss, Iceland was a first. A first in that one of the speakers was none other than the country’s president! …


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How To Put on A Swim Cap for Your Child!

Learn How To Put a Swim Cap on for your child before Swim Lesson Your child is desperate to get in the swimming pool and lesson is about to start but, you are struggling with the swim cap and just keep trying to pull the cap over the head without any success! The swim cap …


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The Real Benefits of Baby Swimming?

Baby Swimming has so many benefits for parents and babies and here is why: Finding time to do everything is a big challenge these days and picking the best activities to do for your little ones isn’t always easy. But knowing which activity to do to get the most benefits, can make all the difference. When your baby isn’t …


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Is a 3 year old too Young to Learn to swim?

Learn to Swim AND Starting Kids Young   Swimming experts recommend to start children young and these days many parents do! The reason is, learning to swim must always start off by getting used to water and learning to relax in it. The younger a child is, the easier the familiarisation to water will be …


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