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
When swimming is, and isn’t, therapy
Two opposite kinds of behaviour in water relieve stress. Cold water immersion Getting into cold water, embracing the cold, possibly e...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
Top Tips For Dips
If there's magic in the water, three simple activities may help you find it. 1. Floating face down 2, Sitting, letting yourself drop ...Read more
Visit Wales. Later
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...Read more
Let’s Hang Loose With What We’ve Got!
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...Read more
Think or Swim?
If you fancy a change in the pool There's joy to be found in the most simple swimming activities, and lots to learn, and to gain, for yourself. ...Read more
Taking the swimming out of swimming
On how we help non-swimmers 'I just want to feel comfortable in water,' Karen told us on her first day. We always like to hear this, from ...Read more
If I win the lottery…
The autumn sunlight streams in through the pool windows at Croft Farm and bounces off the clear, shallow water. An adult who's spent a lifetime wit...Read more
Want to Relax? What Swimming on Your Back Lacks
Why you can't free your neck on your back like you can face down, and how to deal with it... Picture a person lying back in sparkling water, smi...Read more