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
Magical Mystery Torso
I'm enjoying watching The Great Pottery Throw Down. In one episode the potters were trying ingenious methods to try to support their two-feet...Read more
Pre Swim Wish List
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...Read more
All You Need Is Love
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. ...Read more
Swimming Without Strokes
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,...Read more
Changing the Objective?
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...Read more
How exactly does swimming help anxiety?
'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...Read more
Think or Swim?
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. ...Read more
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...Read more
Gradual Progression to Good Enough
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...Read more
Taking the swimming out of swimming
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 ...Read more
Poet in motion
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...Read more
Back at home
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...Read more