Case Studies

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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Re-thinking Her Swimming

April 3, 2013

Amanda, London, came for stroke evaluation and to improve technique. “ The lessons have transformed my swimming style and my attitude to swimmin...

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