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Head Position with Swimming Lessons

Head Position with Swimming Lessons

The best position for your head when Swimming – Head Position Tips When you are swimming, you don’t want to strain your neck with an awkward neck position. If speed matters, you really don’t want to make your body less hydrodynamic by having your head poking out at odd angles. This is why it is important […]

Learning How your Body Floats in the Water

Learning How your Body Floats

Learning How your Body Floats Part of getting comfortable with being in the water is learning how your body floats. This is something you need to practice and experiment with a lot so that you can know what it feels like under many different situations. When you first start floating, it is easiest to learn […]

Don’t be afraid of Drowning

Don’t be afraid of Drowning

Don’t be afraid of Drowning Drowning is a very legitimate fear, especially for people who do not know how to swim or who are not very good at swimming. What happens if you fall in the water unprepared? What happens if you are swimming and you get too tired? There is one incredibly simple survival […]

Water in your Nose Problems?

Water in your Nose Problems?

Water in your Nose Problems? Everyone who has ever gone swimming has at some point experienced the exquisite pain of getting water up their nose. When you jump in the water without plugging your nose, it feels like it goes shooting straight up into your brain. Of course, water that gets up your nose doesn’t […]

Overcoming Swimming Lesson Fear

What to do about Swimmers Hair

Overcoming the Fear of Swimming Lessons Swimming can be very scary, during the first swimming lesson. Some kids come to swimming lessons after having a bad experience in the water before, which makes it even more frightening. And, of course, freezing up and panicking is the worst thing you can do in the water, as […]

Babies & Infants – Swimming Instincts

Babies and Swimming Instincts

Babies and Swimming Instincts Small children may panic when they go underwater, until they learn to do it safely. Infants, on the other hand, are born with instincts for swimming. If they are allowed to be in the water, they can turn these instincts into skills through swimming lessons. Otherwise, they will lose the instincts […]

Swimming as a Stress Reliever

Swimming Lessons help with Stress

How swimming helps with stress There are lots of things in a child’s life that can be very stressful. Moving, changing schools, or welcoming a new baby in the family can be painful and scary. Many times, kids will act out because they do not know how to deal with the stress. Swimming lessons can […]

Swimmers Hair

What to do about Swimmers Hair

What to do about Swimmers Hair Swimming every day will give you a great body, but it will do a number on your hair! The chemicals in swimming pools strip your hair of its natural oils and cause split ends, frizz, and massive amounts of damage. So what can you do to keep your hair […]

Ideas for Swimming Lesson Games

Top Ideas for Swimming Lesson Games

Top Ideas for Swimming Lesson Games Learning to swim is easy. It’s getting kids comfortable with being in the water that’s hard! Games are the best way to help kids overcome their anxieties and start to enjoy splashing around. Here are some fun games to use in swim lessons or at home. Talking to the […]

Underwater Swimming Lesson Games

Best Underwater Swimming Lesson Games

Best Underwater Swimming Lesson Games It can be scary for kids to start going underwater. Games can make it fun instead of frightening. Here are some great underwater infant swimming lesson games to help children get comfortable with being underwater. Fetch the Ring Drop rings at the bottom of the pool and have students go […]