We often get calls for help – mainly from parents who report that their children don’t like swimming lessons. This could be for a number of reasons, including fear of the water, a scare in the pool or another water environment, lack of early exposure to the water, developmental stages or personality. Here, we discuss and look into swimming for kids who don’t like it.
It’s important that parents understand that swimming for kids is a journey which cannot be hurried or forced. This can especially true with timid children. Timid children need to be in a learning environment that makes them feel safe and secure. They need a space that encourages them to progress at their own pace. In addition, a Swimming Teacher who celebrates small steps to make them feel good about their progress.
Swimming for Kids Resource
Julia Ham from Hamptons Swim School in Brisbane, Queensland has shared an article which may help. For parents who have children in this category, you can read more about it here.
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