Category Archives: Swimming Lessons

What is the Prone Position

What is the Prone Position

Why Kids, Babies, and Infants need to learn the Prone Position The prone position, more popularly known as the “Dead Man’s Float,” is one of the most important positions for children to learn while swimming. This is a position that teaches them to relax in water, the way their body should feel in water, and […]

Swimming Lessons are the Best!

Why are Swimming Lessons the Best? Swimming is one of the best activities for kids to learn. It has many benefits. And it is so fun that kids don’t even realize they are doing something that is good for them! Here are just some of the reasons why swimming is the best. #1 – It […]

Competitive Video Analysis

IRONMAN Triathlete is our Swimmer of the Month Congratulations to Harry, our Steve Wallen Swim School swimmer of the month for July. At 60 years young, Harry competed in and completed his first IRONMAN triathlon last month. This grueling race consists of a 2.4 mile swim race, 112 mile bike race, and 26.2 mile marathon […]

Swimming Skills to Practice at Home

Swimming Skills to Practice at Home

Swimming Lesson Skills to Practice at Home We all know that practice makes perfect, but what does that mean for swimming lessons? Do you actually need to show up to the pool every single day for your child to be able to practice? Are they doomed to be mediocre swimmers if you only make it […]

Myths About Infant and Baby Swimming Lessons

Myths About Infant and Baby Swimming Lessons

Myths About Infant and Baby Swimming Lessons In the past, there have been a lot of misconceptions about swimming lessons for kids. If the only thing you know about swimming lessons is what you learned from your own swimming lessons as a child, then you probably believe some myths that have since been proven to […]

Infant Swimming Lessons & Olympic Success

Infant Swimming Lessons

Infant Swimming Lessons will not Guarantee Olympic Success When you have a little baby, there is a whole new world of things to navigate. Should you cloth diaper, when should you start your infant on solid foods, and … should you put your munchkin in swimming lessons? Swimming lessons are something most people think of for […]

Olympic Swimmers who started Young

Olympic Swimmers who started Young It is common wisdom that if you want your kids to go to the Olympics in any sport, they have to start that sport when they are little. But how little is little? Starting swim lessons for your kids when they are pre-adolescent will give them a leg up, but […]

Resistance Training for Competitive Swimmers

The Importance of Light Weight Resistance Training and Resistance Bands for Competitive Swimmers in Folsom and El Dorado Hills Whether you are a competitive swimmer, triathlete, or an avid swimmer that just enjoys swimming to stay in shape and be active, Steve Wallen Swim School firmly believes that light weight resistance training and resistance bands […]

SWSS Swimmer Logan

SWSS Swimmer of the Month for June Congratulations to Logan from El Dorado Hills, our Steve Wallen Swim School swimmer of the month for June. Logan is 2.5 years old and started taking swim lessons with us three months ago. At first, he had a difficult time getting accustomed to his swim lesson and his […]

Yoshiyahu, Azariyah, Otniel, and Alona Swimmers of the Month!

SWSS Swimmers of the Month for May Congratulations to Yoshiyahu (7 years old), Azariyah (3 years old), Otniel (1 year old), and Alona (5 years old), pictured left to right, from Diamond Springs, CA, our Steve Wallen Swim School swimmers of the month for May! This foursome has shown tremendous progress over the last 3 […]