Thinking About Learning to Swim?
If previous swimming lessons have failed you, it's because of what learning to swim has meant, for you and the people teaching you. If you'r...Read more
Intensive or Relaxed Course?
If you're thinking about booking a course with us, you may not be sure whether to go for the Intensive or Relaxed version. The Intensive cou...Read more
Drowning In The Sea of Reaction?
We've been working this week with someone who almost drowned as a child. Being in the water has always been likely to excite her fear reflexes.&...Read more
I read my brother Mike's daily Facebook posts, on ancient Buddhist texts he has translated from Sanskrit and their relevance now. Common the...Read more
Follow the Penguin
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...Read more
Swimming Teacher Training: A Ripple Effect
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....Read more
Swimming for a Bad Back?
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 ...Read more
Confidence In A Free Neck
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...Read more
When You Can’t Swim
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...Read more
Is Swimming Without Stress still on your list?
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...Read more