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Parents' Blog

Olympic Origins: 2x Gold Medalist, Courtney Shealy Hart (Part II)

February 07, 2018

My name is Courtney Shealy Hart from Atlanta. I am a wife, a mom, and a 2000 Olympic 2x gold-medalist.

Hello again from Atlanta. 

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Olympic Origins: 2x Gold Medalist, Courtney Shealy Hart

January 20, 2018

My name is Courtney Shealy Hart from Atlanta. I am a wife, a mom, and a 2000 Olympic 2x gold-medalist.

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Every Student Has a Story

August 09, 2017

At SafeSplash we know that every child that comes through our doors has their own unique story to tell. We pride ourselves on delivering the best learn to swim program in a way that helps each child be successful. Get an inside peek behind the scenes! Take a look at this video from SafeSplash Lone Tree and Jamie Byrne.

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Pick a Swim Instructor That Meets Your Little Swimmers’ Needs

June 02, 2017

“There were times I wouldn't come to practice because it didn't excite me. It wasn't interesting. I was kind of going through the motions.” - Michael Phelps

We all have certain needs that we strive to meet. Your little swimmers are no exception. In his famous Hierarchy of Needs, Abraham Maslow's identified 5 needs and explained how these needs motivate us all. According to Maslow, a student’s basic needs of physical and emotional well-being must be met before the student can begin to learn and achieve their potential. So, let’s start with the most basic needs and how they relate to swimming lessons.

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Wearing Floaties Teaches Doggie Paddling

March 10, 2017

Learning to Swim in The Dog Days of summer

My name is Carol Thienpont and I am the General Manager of SafeSplash Swim School locations in San Antonio, Texas.  Since I have been a swim instructor for the past 20 years I wanted to make sure my new best friend, my “Bassador”, Ranger, knew how to swim.  As I love being in and around the water, I would take Ranger to the lake a lot last summer.  He wanted to be everywhere I was, so I wanted to make sure he knew how to doggie paddle.  Although as a swim instructor I discourage the doggie paddle with children, I definitely encouraged Ranger to use it. 

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