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

The Most Important Water Safety Skills for Children

January 23rd, 2017

Water Safety Skills For Children 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 to … Read More »

2 year old’ Swimming Ability

December 15th, 2016

What is a 2 year old’ swimming ability and what swimming skills can they learn at this age? Each child develops differently and no two children are alike. Keeping this in mind, here are some guidelines for a 2 year old’ swimming ability and swimming skills they can learn. 2 year olds with no prior … Read More »

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

November 28th, 2016

Here are some of our videos to teach children 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 best methods and techniques to help your child become … Read More »

Teach Kids To Swim The Basics. 5 Steps

August 25th, 2016

Swimming is not just a sport for all ages, but a very important water safety skill. At the very least all kids should master the basic swimming skills required to be water safe and to save themselves from drowning. One common concern parents have is “can my child really swim“? These are the basic swimming … Read More »

Can your toddler save himself from drowning?

May 5th, 2016

How will your toddler react if he/she fell in a pool? Would they panic? Would they know how to return to the surface and climb out of the water? Watch how this two year old learns to save himself from drowning and has so much fun swimming:  Teach Your Child To Swim™ was especially designed for … Read More »

5 Water Safety Swimming Skills for Kids

April 21st, 2016

According to CDC, on average, ten people drown every day; one in five of them is a child 14 years or younger. One step towards drowning prevention is to help your kid learn to swim. These are 5 Water Safety Swimming Skills For Kids, that all kids should know: Step/Jump into the water over the head … Read More »

5 Reasons Why Kids May Not Want To Learn To Swim

February 22nd, 2016

Swimming is a lifesaving skill that all children should learn. But not all children enjoy learning to swim. Some children take to the water like little fish, while others are tentative or even refuse to go into the water. So what do you do if your child is unhappy during swimming lessons? First, we advice … Read More »

Teaching swimming to young kids vs. older children. Should they learn the same swimming skills?

November 16th, 2015

When learning to swim…should young kids learn basic swimming skills  and older children begin directly with more advanced skills? For example…should a three year old non-swimmer begin by learning the doggy paddle and an eight year old non-swimmer begin by learning the front crawl and side breathing? Learning to swim, like any other skill starts … Read More »

Should Kids Learn To Swim With Arm Bands? 5 things you need to know.

October 5th, 2015

Arm bands/water wings are a popular floatation aid many parents opt for when swimming with their kids. But how helpful are arm bands for actually teaching children to swim?   Here are 5 things you need to know about arm bands/water wings:   1. They are not lifesaving devices. Watch your children carefully as kids … Read More »

5 Tips To Teach A Child To Swim

September 20th, 2015

Kids swim lessons should be fun and positive experiences, so children enjoy learning to swim. However sometimes kids don’t want to go swimming, cry during their swim lessons or don’t have a good time learning to swim. Learning to swim does not have to involve crying or resistance from your child, it should be fun! Here … Read More »