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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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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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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‘S’ is for ‘Summer’, ‘Swimming’ & ‘Safety’

A Sip of Summer Springs Swimming & Water Safety to Mind! Hurrah!!! Finally sun is out, weather is warm and it’s starting to feel like Summer!  In just over couple of months, schools summer break starts and it will be the time to pack for a summer holiday. Yes, another swimming season will be in full swing soon! …


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10 Infant and ‘learn-to-swim’ Questions – Answered by Austrian Experts

I’m really excited to be working with two colleagues and swim experts, Anitra Boszotta and Marion Falzeder from Austrian Baby swimming Association (ABA), learn-to-swim experts and baby and toddler specialists, on this blog. Anitra and Marion share some great insights by answering the 10 most frequently infant and ‘learn-to-swim’ questions which parents very often ask.  You Can Also Read this Blog in German …


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Learning to Swim, Austrian Style

Embracing the idea of continuously improving our teaching practices and the learning environment for our swimmers is one of our core values here at Blue Wave Swim School. There are many different ways of doing this but peer-observation is my favourite method. Connecting with experts and sharing ideas and skills is the best way to …


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10 Answers To Popular Baby Swimming Questions

Q&As With A Baby Swimming Expert (Part 1) Internationally renowned infant swimming expert, Mr Terje Stakset, talks to Marjan Moosavi founder of South West London’s Blue Wave Swim School about the soaring popularity of baby and toddler swimming. Terje manages the Oslo branch of Norwegian Lifesaving Society and has been teaching swimming for more than …


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