Case Studies

Don’t Just Do It!

October 8, 2014

Avoid the swimming by numbers trap In Total Swimming Harvey Wiener writes about visualising a big number on the bottom of the pool corresponding...

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Coming up for air

October 7, 2014

  Jacquie had been meaning to learn to swim properly for years but her work hadn't allowed her the time. Learning to breathe was a revelati...

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Keeping It Simple: A Different Approach To Changing Strokes

May 22, 2014

If you want to improve your stroke, there's so much information out there on technique, where do you start? As a teacher, there are lots of things ...

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Open To Change

April 2, 2014

Ellie Enjoys Encountering Her Unconscious Habits I've been swimming off and on for years, having spent long summers as a child in Ireland dippin...

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Mark Discovers An Affinity With Water – After Cracking The Breathing

January 3, 2014

Mark came to Croft Farm for the 8-lesson Swimming Without Stress Residential Course. He was a non-swimmer facing a particular difficulty learning t...

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From Nervous Non Swimmer to Bloke on Holiday in 8 Lessons

July 12, 2013

Ewan Gives Any Water Obsessed 10 Year Old A Run For Their Money...   Some forty years ago, I went through all of the classic small boy 's...

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Richard Reorganises His Front Crawl

June 13, 2013

Richard's self-taught front crawl didn't feel good. He wanted to know what he should be thinking. “ Ian's method is to involve you in the whole ...

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Rosie, Finding Her Flow

June 12, 2013

“ I can hardly believe how you've managed to transform my stroke and whole approach in just seven lessons." I'm writing to say thank you again f...

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A Monumental, Life-changing Experience

April 9, 2013

Tina, Brecon, came for a weekend to overcome her fear. “ Ian, I wanted to thank you once again for my swimming tuition. As you know I found it v...

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Bringing Yoga Serenity Into Her Swimming

April 5, 2013

 [sws_yt_one] Hilary, a keen Yoga practitioner, learnt how to chill out in water. As a regular yoga practitioner, I have always found it frust...

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