Share 0 Tweet 0 Share 0 Introduction to Water Familiarisation Teaching the beginner swimmer may be difficult because they can often be afraid of the water. The parent or caregiver, although unintentional, may frighten their child in an attempt to keep them safe around the water. For example, statements such as “Come […]
Resources & Baby Swimming Tips For Parents
These articles are invaluable resources for parents. They include baby swimming tips and educational tips and techniques we recommend on implementing towards your child's development.
Introduction to Great Swim TeachersLaurie grew up around the famous Tobruk pool where great Olympians trained. These early experiences as a child, along with his formal education, helped to develop his philosophies around effective teaching practices. Laurie was aware early on that the need for great Swim Teachers around him […]
Share 0 Tweet 0 Share 0 Introduction to Being an Adapted Aquatics TeacherWhen teaching students that present with additional learning needs, it is imperative that you think outside the box. In addition, you must understand that they can swim, it just may just look different to what you usually see. When […]
Share 0 Tweet 0 Share 0 Using Ledges in Learn to Swim PrinciplesLedge kicking is often used as an introductory warm up activity in the Learn to Swim Principles. Utilising shallow ledges where children over the age of 4 can practice kicking drills is ideal. In this way, the depth […]
Share 0 Tweet 0 Share 0 The new 11 Victorian Child Safe StandardsThe new Victorian Child Safe Standards will commence on 1 July 2022. The Victorian Government passed the Child Wellbeing and Safety (Child Safe Standards Compliance and Enforcement) Amendment Bill in June 2021. The Bill includes changes to the Child Safe Standards, […]