teaching children

‘Hopefully I won’t get any better.’

May 23, 2020

Yesterday our son Stan completed work for his degree in Illustration. He describes himself as having an unconventional mind and aims to create...

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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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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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Play Comes First, But What Next?

July 18, 2015

On Teaching Children... I don't work with many children these days. But it's good to keep your hand in. This week I gave five short lessons to O...

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“Kick! Kick! Kick!”

July 7, 2014

Parents:  Stop Using the K- Word... We have the pool to ourselves for our residential swimming courses and we don't teach during school ...

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Rotation Rotation Rotation

September 14, 2013

Why we should roll around like kids and strokes shouldn’t be taught too soon.. Four simple rotations are the foundations for all swimming moveme...

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