‘Hopefully I won’t get any better.’

May 23, 2020

Yesterday our son Stan completed work for his degree in Illustration. He describes himself as having an unconventional mind and aims to create...

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Golden Hour

May 3, 2020

New 1 Hour Individual Lessons as Standard on our Residential Course with the Option of Just 1 Lesson a Day We're looking forward to getting ...

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Let’s Hang Loose With What We’ve Got!

March 13, 2020

Is the water a place for striving for you? Or a place for liberation? Most people tense up in water even more than on dry land. But if we approa...

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Becoming A Thing That Swims

March 7, 2020

I'm noticing more and more, with myself and people I'm helping, that the idea of needing to move forward, to some destination, changes both how we ...

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Pre Swim Wish List

February 19, 2020

I'm going for a swim in a quiet pool where the water's a comfortable temperature. What do I want?... 👍 To allow myself to enjoy movement through...

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All You Need Is Love

February 14, 2020

Putting love of the water into practice... Swimmers often talk about our love of water. But one way or another we fight the thing we love. ...

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Swimming Without Strokes

January 8, 2020

Swim: to move through water by moving the body or parts of the body. Cambridge dictionary. I'm at the Hotel Costa Calero in Lanzarote again,...

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Changing the Objective?

January 2, 2020

Is the objective, when working with fearful non-swimmers, to get them independent in the water by the end of their course of 8 lessons? Cher...

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How exactly does swimming help anxiety?

January 2, 2020

'It's great for the body and the mind' has become a swimming platitude. How much truth is there in it? As swimming becomes more and more pop...

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Think or Swim?

January 1, 2020

If you fancy a change in the pool There's joy to be found in the most simple swimming activities, and lots to learn, and to gain, for yourself. ...

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Bankers

December 24, 2019

45 kilowatt hours in a day! Our son's home for Christmas. He left the heater on in his space, 21.5 degrees, and disappeared for 2 days. 'Hell is o...

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Gradual Progression to Good Enough

November 15, 2019

Robert (65) has come to Pembrokeshire for our residential course a few times over several years. On the first day of his course earlier in the y...

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Taking the swimming out of swimming

October 19, 2019

On how we help non-swimmers 'I just want to feel comfortable in water,' Karen told us on her first day.  We always like to hear this, from ...

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Poet in motion

September 29, 2019

Observations of Leonard Cohen swimming nude and BBC Naga running before she can walk I watched a documentary about Leonard Cohen on BBC last nig...

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Back at home

September 2, 2019

We received some feedback this week from a lovely pupil who came to Croft Farm last year. I'm sharing it because it made me think about what happen...

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