Learning to Swim

Dive In! A holiday to turn your child into a water baby, Hattie Garlick, Travel Writer, Daily Telegraph, July 16th, 2016

July 18, 2016

“ By the end of the first session, Johnny trusted Ian so completely that he was floating on his back, his body completely relaxed." As a critic,...

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Attention, Please! One to One Works

June 11, 2016

“ The process of learning to swim properly requires brain work and redirection of energy, from both teacher and pupil. As a teacher, you can only d...

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Positions and Decisions

April 15, 2016

Learning to swim is all in your head... It's about making friends with the water,  trusting it to support us, or trusting ourselves to let ...

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Letting Go Of ‘Sinky Legs’

March 4, 2016

Sinking Legs Aren’t A Problem, Holding On To Them Is. Everybody likes to float.  Some people,  elderly ladies for example, float perfectly h...

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Don’t Pass It Up, Pass It On!

January 11, 2016

Family fun for five-year olds… All parents recognise learning to swim, alongside things like literacy, numeracy, drawing pictures and riding...

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Floating Foundations

December 10, 2015

Learning to swim is all in the basics. The less you do in water, the easier it is to change your reaction to it, especially at the learning st...

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He Ain’t Heavy

December 9, 2015

How to make a sinker lighter... "Don't relax on me,” a senior Alexander Technique teacher used to tell me. My idea of relaxing made me stif...

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Three Strokes and You’re Out

October 22, 2015

Enjoying small achievements and an afternoon nap... When we get a new skill for the first time, we may be greedy to repeat the experience. Be...

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Knowing Your S**t Or Knowing You’re S**t

September 30, 2015

How Self Aware Are You? For my birthday today, I got a mug with this on: GRAMMAR: THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN KNOWING YOUR SHIT AND KNOWIN...

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Two Weeks To Thailand

September 15, 2015

John Learns To Swim Just In Time... 26 year old civil servant John badly wanted to swim before a big holiday to Thailand. Here's his account...

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