Share 0 Tweet 0 Share 0 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 […]
World Wide Swim School holds a collection of helpful articles and resources for techniques and tips on how to teach swimming, mainly for swim teachers. These are dedicated to swim teachers and instructors seeking more information and further education.
Child swimming programs should follow a building block approach in teaching children to swim. Regardless of when you commence swimming lessons, the learn to swim process should follow the progressive principals of water familiarisation, breath control, submersion, floating, propulsion and learning to breath. Learning water safety skills should come into […]
Disruptive student behaviour is a threat to learning. Especially in the learn to swim environment where teachers have a small window of time to teach such an important life skill. Laurie has put together 5 tips for swimming class control to help teachers establish a productive learning environment. 1. Establish […]
Share 0 Tweet 0 Share 0 There is often some confusion surrounding when you should start swim lessons. Informal swimming lessons can start from birth, at home, in the bath tub. Water is a perfect medium to stimulate your baby. The bath becomes a place of fun, enjoyment, stimulation and […]
To become happy and have water confidence, children need to be in control. For a 2 to 3 year old to truly be in control they require shallow water. This means utilising ledges, ramps, steps, even children’s play pools. It is silly to rush the process and expect children to be […]