Learning to Swim

Zen and Now

June 16, 2017

Clinical hypnotherapist Lesley from Sussex changes her mind in water. I thought I knew what to expect when I embarked on my 8 lessons of 'Swimming ...

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Which End of the Pool Were You in at School?

May 20, 2017

“ The lack of a meaningful plan which caused suffering for the nervous kids was liable to be a problem for the swimmers too. Some of those envied d...

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All You Need Is Love

December 15, 2016

Putting love of the water into practice... Swimmers often talk about their love of water. But one way or another we fight the thing we love. ...

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Stopping the Fight for Survival

November 2, 2016

‘Playing dead’, ‘Sinking’ and ‘Falling’ - Why these sometimes unpopular terms are useful for non- swimmers “ Given that non-swimmers believe the...

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Helping Hands

October 2, 2016

The importance of hands on guidance in teaching people to swim... Touch reaches parts of the brain that words and images can't.  Hands-on gu...

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Landing Before Standing

August 8, 2016

Getting your feet back on the ground... “ Without confidence in the skill of regaining the feet, adult learners need to get to a wall or a perso...

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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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