Learning to Swim with Individuality Swimming

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I am a firm believer that all children should be taught to swim and my kids have all had swimming lessons since an early age. With the older kids, we enjoyed lessons at local-authority run pools and whilst the teachers were great, the better the kids swimming got, the bigger the classes and I felt they were not progressing as well as they should. When Isaac was 5, we started lessons with Ruth, who soon became his favourite swimming teacher… Continue Reading “Learning to Swim with Individuality Swimming”

#Win an Intensive Swimming Course with Sports Generation this Easter

Regular readers of my blog will know that we live by the coast and as such, I have insisted that all my children learn to swim. Kian is now a life guard and I have Isaac in a swimming club with Eliza joining him from next month and Sebastian has just completed Puddle Ducks Level 4. Sports Generation deliver superior quality swimming lessons for babies, toddlers and children. All of their lessons take place in prestigious health clubs or private residences… Continue Reading “#Win an Intensive Swimming Course with Sports Generation this Easter”

Our Mermaid Experience with Mayim Mermaid Academy – Bournemouth

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Eliza adores mermaids and one of her highlights of Walt Disney World was meeting Ariel. For the last couple of years she has been asking for a mermaid tail and for Christmas 2016, my friend crocheted her a blanket one which she adores, but she still wanted one she could swim with. In November she got her wish when Planet Mermaid sent her, her very own mermaid tail, complete with a mono fin and a tankini top. We had hoped… Continue Reading “Our Mermaid Experience with Mayim Mermaid Academy – Bournemouth”

Learning to swim in open water

Living by the sea, I feel that learning to swim is a vital skill and all my children have had swimming lessons at one point or another. It is also worth bearing in mind that there are a number of differences between swimming in a pool and open water and just because you’re a strong pool swimmer, doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll be good at open water swimming. Whether in the sea, river or lake, the skills involved in keeping safe… Continue Reading “Learning to swim in open water”