During swimming lessons, children should learn to swim! It sounds basic but I have people who e-mail, join my swim school or approach me on the street to tell me that they have attended swimming lessons for say 3 years, and their child still doesn’t know how to swim and […]
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Australia has a rich history in swimming. Swimming is Australia’s most outstanding Olympic sport, with 58 swimming gold medals out of our 135 gold medal count. For example, Australia was first represented at the Paris Olympics in 1900 by Frederic Lane who won two individual gold medals. Women’s events were […]
When teaching butterfly it is best to focus on isolating arm and leg movements before utilising a number of butterfly stroke drills to develop the correct full stroke butterfly. The first recorded Olympic 200 meters butterfly gold medal was won by William Yorzyk of USA in 2 minutes 19.3 seconds […]
Children are great at basic swim skills. Streamline floating, fast kicking, and long accelerated paddling down the centreline, leads to a great swimming technique, at an early age. But, have you ever wondered what your 3-year-old should be doing in the water? During 3 to 4 years of age, children […]
Breath control is an essential element in the learn to swim process. By teaching children breath control, we make the first submersion, free from fuss and trauma. Teaching breath control to babies from 0-2 years is best done by conditioning. Here, we prepare baby for their first under water experience. […]