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Wednesday 1st November 2017
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By Dean

Have you noticed that your child has stopped progressing in their swimming lessons? Do you want to pull them out of lessons because you feel like you’re just throwing money down the drain? Well don’t stress because this a common occurrence and you’re not alone. In this post we are going to share with you the 4 tips to help

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Category: Swim Tips
Tuesday 24th October 2017
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By Dean

In this post I am going to share with you the 5 easy ways to get the most value out of your child’s swimming lessons and help them thrive and survive in the water at the youngest age possible.

1)   Make sure the pool water is warm

Having a warm water temperature helps your child’s learning

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Category: Swim Tips
Tuesday 22nd August 2017
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By Dean

Competitive swimmers are always looking to break their personal record. However, finishing with a faster time takes more than just ‘pushing through the pain’. It requires precision mechanics as well as a level of mental focus that can only be achieved through practice and determination. Learn how to shave off seconds or even

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Category: Swim Tips
Wednesday 11th January 2017
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By Dean

There have been 18 drowning deaths in Australia since December 19, 2016. Royal Life Saving Society chief executive Justin Scarr indicates this is three or four times higher than what they would usually expect over the Christmas and New Year period. It is so important that we take action to reverse this number! Make sure you enrol your child into

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Category: Swim Tips
Friday 29th July 2016
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By Dean

The chance for distraction is great when the sun is shining and the kids are having fun. But, think of the image of a professional lifeguard. It is not the same as babysitting. A designated lifeguard is never involved in any other activity such as reading, playing cards, talking on the phone, or mowing the lawn while supervising children. So please

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Category: Swim Tips
Monday 18th July 2016
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By Dean

Make sure that your child is taught to swim and survive by a qualified Austswim or Swim Australia swim instructor. And most importantly, make sure that the swim instructor’s lesson plans are fun. If your child is having fun,

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Category: Swim Tips
Thursday 30th June 2016
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By Dean

Avoid stopping your child's swimming lessons over the colder months. If they are under three years old and have a break from swimming, even if its only for a month or two, their confidence in the water will go backwards.

If they are prone to ear infections, use a latex swim cap to help reduce the amount of water that may enter their

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Category: Swim Tips