You're signing up for swimming lessons or taking them on as a parent/coach because you want your child to learn to swim. You're looking for your child to become a confident and competent, independent swimmer. Of course, your child learning to swim is the ultimate goal.
Do you have a child who is afraid of getting into the water? Afraid of swimming? Children who are afraid of swimming are at risk of becoming adults who are afraid of swimming. This fear can prevent people from the fun of swimming, as well as the health and safety benefits. Early swimming lessons provide tons of benefits for young children, but fear can get in the way if it is not handled well.
Swimming can be one of the most important and useful skills your child can develop. Of the many benefits, none are more crucial than improved safety around water. Research shows that for young children, participating in swimming lessons is associated with a 88% reduction in drowning risk. Beyond being safe in and around water, swimming is an activity that can be enjoyed for a lifetime, whether...
"A Journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step" -Lao-Tzu
Some children seem to have no fear at all, even when it’s warranted. These are the children who, from babyhood, seem to be climbing ledges, jumping into pools, and chatting away with perfect strangers. Other children, though, are more reserved when it comes to risk-taking. And of the many fears that can appear in childhood—separation, heights, whatever’s hiding under the bed—fear of deep water is...
Life vests and puddle jumpers are such an invaluable tool when it comes to learning to swim. They provide a gentle introduction to the water and give children confidence when they’re just learning about how to move their bodies in the water.
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