The latest ‘Tips & Tricks’ from Core Aquatics!
Welcome to the brand NEW Core Aquatics Blog! Here we will be blogging fortnightly about the latest tips and tricks to keep you and your children water safe. If you have any topics you’d like us to cover, send through an enquiry and we’ll see what we can do!
All blogs are written by Nicole and uploaded by Lisa Jones.
In this blog we offer advice on how you can banish tears, better behaviour and boost motivation in swimming lessons.read more
Can you spot a good swimming lesson provider? When you’re paying for a service, you expect good quality! So, it goes without saying that you’d want to find the best swimming lesson provider that you can for yourself or your child! But could you spot a good...read more
Five top tips for parents and guardians about how they can make the most of family swimming sessions and support their child’s progress in the pool.read more
This week’s blog post is around practice and the role it has to play in learning how to swim. The post sets out to answer some of the questions around how quickly swimmers progress in lessons and what you can do to speed up the process!read more
To learn more about why swimming is such an important life skill, have a read of our latest blog post!read more
Adult swimming lessons - easy or challenging? Where do I start the topic of adult swimming lessons....? There are two types of adults learners I have generally come across, ones who are beginners, generally resulting from a drowning or upsetting experience with water....read more
Consistency is key to progression: Consistency is important for progress; fundamentally consistency can have an equally significant impact upon swimmers' confidence. Swimmer progress Muscle memory Confidence The above three points are all linked together,...read more
Expectations of swimming lessons: As a parent/guardian: All parents expect their children to learn to swim and be safe in and around water. It may be surprising that some parents seem to want their children to be Olympic swimmers overnight. Some parents allow children...read more
Armbands, discs and jackets: 4 pros and 4 cons! Armbands/discs and jackets are also known as buoyancy aids as they are generally used to help swimmers more balanced and keep them afloat. Many parents/guardians ask whether they should buy/use and bring armbands, discs...read more
Swimming teacher: Teaching swimming is by far the most rewarding job role I have had in the leisure industry. As a swimming teacher you have the important role of teaching a swimmer a life skill. The journey of taking a swimmer from beginner to advanced and seeing...read more
Lifeguarding: Lifeguards are very important and carry vast responsibility - at the end of the day, lifeguards ensure that all swimmers are safe and there to intervene if necessary. Important elements to being a lifeguard are: remaining vigilant at all times...read more
Technique Vs Distance Technique seems to be forgotten about by swimmers/spectators! There is one noticeable stereotype that the vast majority of swimming lesson spectators share - expecting lengths to be swam back to back with little feedback. Instead allowing...read more
How quick should my child progress? As a parent, you always want the best for your children which we understand and appreciate. We work with our children and parents to establish the children's best learning style and ensuring they have and easy transition and...read more
Once you have booked and paid for your first lesson or terms of lessons it is important to be prepared to make the transition to new lessons as easy as possible.read more
There are many worries for a parent when seeking swimming lessons – will my child(ren) be upset?…read more
Do we have to wear swimming hats? The answer is YES and here are some of the reasons why…read more
Sometimes it can be obvious why a child cries when they go to swimming lessons, often they tell us…read more
To Goggle or Not to Goggle…Core Aquatics tackles the issue and gives you Tips & Tricks to stay water safe!read more