When Is My Child Going to Swim?

Very often, after a term or two of swimming lessons, parents start asking their kid’s swim teacher this question:‘when is my child going to swim?’. Although there are so many ways that people imagine and define ‘swimming’, normally what most parents mean by ‘swimming’ is when their kids can move their arms, kick their legs …


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I never learnt to swim as a child, is it too late to learn as an adult?

20% of adults in England cannot swim, but, is it too late to learn? If you are an adult and cannot swim, you are not alone and it is nothing to be embarrassed about.  Swim England published a report in 2015 showing that 20% of men and 22% of women aged over 14 years in …


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How can I teach my own child to swim?

Ask the coach! The most frequently ‘learn to swim’ questions answered- Question #1 Parents often ask how they can teach their own child to swim. Sometimes teaching swimming looks so easy, even to those who are not good swimmers themselves. Do you really need a swim teacher and pay for swim lessons for your child to …

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How Long Will It Take To Learn to Swim?

A competent swimmer is a swimmer who travels in water independently, smoothly and efficiently with good technique. Swimming can look really easy when one watches good swimmers, but it is actually very technical. If you have been watching any TV coverage of 2017 FINA World Championships which is on now, you know what I mean. Swimming …


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Happy Father’s Day To All Swimming Dads

Father’s Day is on June 18th this year. It’s the one day a year when we celebrate fatherhood. At Blue Wave Swim School, we don’t really think it’s enough. Dads have busy lives. They deserve to be spoiled a little bit more often. In fact, we believe at every weekend we should have a ‘Father’s …


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5 Water-Safety Tips For Your Summer Holidays

With warmer weather and school holidays on the horizon, most families have already started planning their summer trips. More likely you will be spending your summer break somewhere warm with an easy access to a nice swimming pool or sandy beaches or a lake or river-your family will be around water. Water is fun and …


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We are a finalist for the Best Business in SW19

Blue Swim School Goes for a Prestige Award! We are one of the finalists for the ‘Best Business in SW19’ category of Merton Best Business Awards 2015 (organised by Merton Chamber of Commerce) and the only swim school which has become a finalist for this award. The finalists have been picked by a panel of …

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