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Swimming Tips For Kids And Parents
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Swimming Tips for Kids and Parents

If your a parent looking for ways to make your family holidays more fun & at the same time give your child a skill they can take through life with them, there is no better skill than learning the best swimming tips for kids and parents.

My little girl is 5 years old now and has become more confident in the water and is becoming a confident little swimmer!

At first, and mainly on previous holidays, we had a floating swim suit for my daughter which gave her great confidence when in the sea and at the pool. Now after developing the confidence in the water we began the basic swimming tips for kids and parents.

The main hurdle for myself as a parent was trying to teach her without always looking over her shoulder and maybe giving the wrong instructions. So I enrolled her into the swimming club at the hotel where we stayed. The instructor was a great help, giving the right swimming tips for kids and parents. Just what my daughter and I needed learn!

All the parents took part in the class and was great for both parents and kids to participate. Good bonding time. The first class got all the kids and there parents together and explained the rules on staying safe and having fun in the water. The class centered around getting the kids and parents to swim down into the water and retrieve a small weight from the bottom of the pool.

My daughter to say the least was a bit scared at the thought of going under as she had previously been told by her dad to always keep your head above the water! Not to worry though as a few of the other kids completed the task with there parents looking on or giving a helping hand, she had no problems when her turn came around. Excellent I said as she ducked under and grabbed the weight at the bottom of the pool. As she surfaced and handed me the water weight.

This kind of game continued through the rest of the lesson each time the kids and parents swimming confidence grew with each other.

Next day another lesson and my daughter cant wait! The instructors lesson mainly focused on the use of floating aids. The kids would hold onto the floating aid and concentrated on the legs kicking around.We would guide them through the pool going up and down the pool this way.

This way you can watch them float better in the pool and develop good technique.The lesson was ended with everyone messing around with a ball for a game of water polo!

After a few more days using floating aids and wearing her floating swim suit . Listening to more swimming tips for kids and parents from the instructor my daughter started to swim independently. As she kicked her legs I would gently let her hands go free and she would swim towards me.

What a result! By learning basic swimming tips for kids and parents on holiday from a qualified instructor she has become a great little swimmer.

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