For Non-Swimmers

My Submission

May 8, 2022

I read my brother Mike's daily Facebook posts, on ancient Buddhist texts he has translated from Sanskrit and their relevance now. Common the...

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Follow the Penguin

February 28, 2022

Through a glass wall at Folly Farm's zoo today I observed penguins swimming underwater. It was lovely to watch their streamlined bodies as they div...

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Swimming Teacher Training: A Ripple Effect

January 25, 2022

Have you ever had a bad swimming lesson? I know I've given a few.  Swimming teachers can fall into a trap that causes us to fail our pupils....

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Swimming for a Bad Back?

September 27, 2021

Lots of people recommend it. And many back pain sufferers confirm that swimming makes their back feel better. But when I observe people with a bad ...

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Confidence In A Free Neck

May 18, 2021

Breathing out comfortably into the water is the cornerstone of water confidence. And the key to being able to breathe into the water is relaxing yo...

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when you can't swim

When You Can’t Swim

January 30, 2021

From childhood, related to my genetically weak vestibular system (poor balance), I've had a kind of kink in my nervous system where my head goes to...

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Is Swimming Without Stress still on your list?

November 30, 2020

People we speak to about booking a course often say, “I am (insert any number over 50)...” as if that might be an issue.  In fact, a large perce...

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Top Tips For Dips

October 24, 2020

If there's magic in the water, three simple activities may help you find it. 1. Floating face down 2, Sitting, letting yourself drop ...

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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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