Baby Swimming The Icelandic Way

Visiting the famous Snorri’s Baby Swimming School 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 the chance Read More

Benefits of Swimming with Infants 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

The Real Benefits of Baby Swimming?

The Real Benefit of Baby Swimming! Is there any? 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 old enough to walk, it Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More