I often get parents who ask me what’s wrong with their student and seem embarrassed about their child’s progress in the water. “Is she supposed to slap the water?” or “Why do his legs look like that?” and we hate “If you can’t stop moving and sit there and listen to your instructor we are never coming back!”.
For those of you who don’t know what a “level 5” swimmer is, think flip turns, the butterfly, freestyle for a long way, breast stroke for a long way, good backstroke form…overall a pretty darn good swimmer. At age five, I think pretty impressive by any standard. Keaton certainly didn’t come into this earth a swimmer, like all kids or adults, depending on when you start, swimming is a life skill like any other sport. It takes time, dedication, great instruction and repetition to get good at it.
January always marks the start of “get back to reality” season. With the holidays over, it is the season where we lay out plans for the upcoming year’s activities, trips, goals and vacations. In many cases, vacations were probably at topic of conversation around the holiday dinner table.
SafeSplash Swim School excited to expand into Central Ohio to continue to provide warm water swim lessons to children starting at 6 months. Bill Wadley, Ohio State University men’s swimming coach, has signed an agreement with SafeSplash to bring his expertise to children and adults.
With summer just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to stay active in swim lessons! From pool parties to family beach vacations, water is the ultimate summer destination and it’s important to make sure that you have all of the skills for a fun, safe summer in and around the water.