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VIDEOS, SWIM LESSON PLANS, SUPPORT FOR PARENTS WHO WANT TO TEACH THEIR OWN CHILDREN TO SWIM

How Many Swim Lessons Does My Child Need

September 26th, 2018

As a swim instructor, one of the most common questions I get from parents is: “How many swim lessons does my child need to learn to swim?” Each child is different and they learn at their own pace. We have already discussed about it.  You can find them all the factors that contribute to the … Read More »

Near Drowning Experience. Teach a child afraid of water how to swim (Step 3 of 5)

September 17th, 2018

Below is an email I received from a coach who was teaching a child who had a near drowning experience: Hello, I am a swim instructor and I am currently teaching a 4.5 yr old child who had a near drowning experience. She had removed her water wings and got into the pool over her … Read More »

Teach A Child Afraid Of Water To Swim. 5 steps

June 17th, 2018

While some kids take to the water like fish, other are afraid of water and anxious about learning to swim. Fear of water can develop from a bad swimming experience, or simply a fear of a new and different environment (the aquatic environment). Regardless of what’s causing the fear, it’s important to help your child overcome … Read More »

Teach A Two Year Old Child To Swim (2yo & up)

June 6th, 2018

Teach A Two Year Old Child To Swim — Guidelines:   Your two year old is not too young to learn to swim. The sooner your child begins to learn to swim, the sooner they will become water safe.    Why teach your two year old child to swim?   Age wise, a two year … Read More »

How To Help A Child Overcome Fear Of Swimming, Step 2 of 5

May 13th, 2018

Regardless of what’s causing the fear, it’s important to help your child overcome it, so they can learn to swim and to be safe in the water at the earliest possible age. Here are the 5 steps to teach kids afraid of water to swim. Step 1. Help kids become comfortable to happily and willingly … Read More »

How Long Does It Take Kids To Learn To Swim?

March 8th, 2018

Here’s a question every parent wants to know the answer to: How long does it take my child to learn to swim? What parents want to know mostly is how long before their kids acquire the most important water safety skills necessary to save themselves from drowning (please keep in mind that no child is ever … Read More »

Teach Kids To Float. Teach Kids To Swim.

February 18th, 2018

Before you try to teach kids to float on their front, make sure that they can hold their breath under the water for at least five seconds. Follow these 3 easy steps…   Step 1 to teach kids to float   Hold your swimmer in a horizontal position in front of you. Encourage them to … Read More »

The Most Important Water Safety Skills for Children

January 23rd, 2017

How To Teach Children Water Safety Knowing how to swim can prevent drowning. Children as young as two years old can learn water safety skills and how to save themselves from drowning. These are the most important water safety skills that all children should master at the earliest possible age:   Jump in, swim back … Read More »

2 year old’ Swimming Ability

December 15th, 2016

What is a 2 year old’ swimming ability? What swimming skills can 2 year olds learn? Each child develops differently and no two children are alike. Some toddlers are adventurous, some are cautious. Some love the water, some are scared of it. Keeping this in mind, here are a few guidelines for a 2 year … Read More »

Teach Children To Swim: Videos, Tips, How-To For Parents

November 28th, 2016

VIDEOS TO TEACH KIDS TO SWIM We have short and concise lessons and videos on how to teach kids to swim. You, the parent, can take an active role in teaching your own child to swim. Here you will find all the information to teach your child to swim on their own. We’ll show you the … Read More »

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