self esteem and swimming

There isn’t a parent out there who hasn’t experienced the frustration of their children failed attempts at activities – whether learning new skills or playing on a team or something else – that you know your child is perfectly capable of doing. There is something you ‘can do’ about fostering a can-do attitude with your…

New Year’s is a great milestone for adult self-improvement. Many parents use the turning of the annual calendar to set resolutions. It can also be a great time for children to learn about and set goals for improvement of their own! The important thing to remember in this process is to make goals (for both…

Here are a few tips to help influence them towards self-motivation. 1. Don’t let anxiety push them to get motivated. Motivation will only be to resist you (or comply to placate you). This causes them to react to you instead of focusing on themselves and finding some internal motivation. Don’t create a power struggle. 2….

Swimming Pool Safety

Water safety can NEVER be taken lightly! While swimming allows a child to have fun while exercising, there are risks that must be recognized given the drowning statistics we have. It requires training combined with being attentive to decrease the chances of drowning – and increase the level of fun! Lots of things ensure the safety…

Why Would You Stay Out of the Water?

Swimming is such fun that you almost can’t imagine NOT wanting to swim. But there are times that you shouldn’t. Source:https://www.redcross.org/get-help/how-to-prepare-for-emergencies/types-of-emergencies/water-safety/swim-safety.html Comments

Swimming Pool Safety

Swimming is such fun that you almost can’t imagine NOT wanting to swim. But there are times that you shouldn’t. Here are 5 things that should keep you from swimming. ILLNESSYou never want to miss fun, but it’s better to stay away from others when you’re sick. The risk of infecting others is high as…

Tips to Encourage Nervous Swimmers

Learning to swim is a non-negotiable Life Skill that can save your child’s life as well as the life of others. Problem is, lots of kids aren’t excited about it. That’s why we’re sharing 5 tips that to encourage your child to begin and continue on their journey to becoming a swimmer. 1. Use Encouraging…

You and your little one are eagerly awaiting the newborn swimming classes that you’re signed up for.You have your list of things your child needs – swim diaper, towel and dry clothes – and basic instructions – arrive early, stay for the entire 30-minute lesson, etc., etc. But what else should you expect? What is…

Blowing Bubbles Ends Your Troubles

Water is dangerous for humans to inhale because we breathe air, as we all know. Our need to breathe happens automatically, so when we exhale our body simply does what comes next: inhale new air. This can’t happen in the water, can it? There is no air for us to breathe in the water –…