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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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! Read More

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 Read More