Learning to Swim

When does the ‘Without Stress’ bit start?

September 8, 2020

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 ...

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Visit Wales. Later

August 2, 2020

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...

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making bubbles

Missing Bubbles?

July 23, 2020

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...

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Conquer Your Fear of Water

July 9, 2020

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...

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‘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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Magical Mystery Torso

February 28, 2020

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...

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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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