Is Swimming Without Stress still on your list?
People we speak to about booking a course often say, “I am (insert any number over 50)...” as if that might be an issue. In fact, a large perce...Read more
Top Tips For Dips
If there's magic in the water, three simple activities may help you find it. 1. Floating face down 2, Sitting, letting yourself drop ...Read more
Swim Your Own Swim
In The Madness of Crowds Douglas Murray is clear on problems of identity politics and social media. We latch on to popular ideas without thinking t...Read more
When does the ‘Without Stress’ bit start?
For many years, after training as a swimming teacher, and especially a Shaw Method one, I laboured under the idea that every person taking lessons ...Read more
Looking For A Challenge?
Challenge. 'A call to someone to participate in a competitive situation or fight to decide who is superior in terms of ability or strength.' ...Read more
Visit Wales. Later
When arranging courses I'm often talking to two people about the same vacancy, a salesman, hurrying people along to place their deposit for lessons...Read more
We've had a few dips in the sea during the last four months without access to the pool. Being in saltwater has many obvious, and celebrated, sellin...Read more
Conquer Your Fear of Water
The title of this post might be a good one for attracting people to our website. 'You've got a problem and we've got the solution'. I had s...Read more
Coming to Quiet
JA Thompson, a Scottish expert on soft corals wrote, over 100 years ago, "One of the dangers of our civilization is that one function of the nervou...Read more
Today we went to Ceibwr Bay The sea was quiet and cold Gordon found a rotting seal He ate a bit and rolled. I hosed him down, he's patient W...Read more
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As we haven't been more than a couple of miles away from home for the last few months, we're lucky to be surrounded by so much natural beauty. ...Read more
‘Hopefully I won’t get any better.’
Yesterday our son Stan completed work for his degree in Illustration. He describes himself as having an unconventional mind and aims to create...Read more
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 ...Read more
Let’s Hang Loose With What We’ve Got!
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...Read more
Becoming A Thing That Swims
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 ...Read more