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

Happy 5th Birthday to Blue Wave Swim

Blue Wave Swim School is 5 years old on Sunday 22 Feb. Hurray! Yes, our Birthday is coming up soon! It’s hard to believe but, 5 years has gone by and we are happy to be going from strength to strength over these years. I came up with the idea of setting up a swim Read More

We are a Truly International Swim School based in South West London!

As we say goodbye to 2014 and prepare to begin teaching and coaching again in January 2015, I thought it appropriate that we take the time to reflect upon on the achievements, highs, lows and lessons of the last 12 months. In 2014, once again, we welcomed children from very different backgrounds and experiences across different Read More

Practising ‘Push and Glide’; Learning Fundamentals of Swimming

Learning the Fundamentals with ‘Push & Glide’ Swimming requires a set of skills which can only be built over time by different practices.  A swimmer who swims with correct technique can travel in water with his/her body as close as possible to the surface of water. Swimmers need to do variety of drills and practices to learn Read More