Tips for Parents to enhance the learning experience for kids
Parents play an important role in children swimming experience.
- Allow children to take some time to adapt to the water environment. It depends on individual learning ability to learn. Looking at a long term view, swimming allows the students to build up stamina and health.
- Allow your child to progress. Practice makes perfect. Constant and regular practice will allow your child to perfect their skills.
- Competition is good, but constant comparison with others may cause your child to feel dismay and lose confidence in swimming. As everyone has different learning ability, encouraging them for their success and progress will make them feel more confident in swimming.
- If your child is scared or afraid of waters, it doesn’t mean that your child is not ready for swimming lesson. They just need time to adapt. Give your child some time to develop confidence, and soon they will love the water conditions.
What if my child cries during the swimming lesson?
If your child cries, it doesn’t really mean your child isn’t ready for swimming lessons. Your child may be adjusting to the separation from Mom or Dad, getting accustomed to the new surroundings, or just having a bad day. Give your child some time and let him develop his confident, very soon he will be able to enjoy this wonderful experience in a total relax environment with us.
What is the difference between private lesson and group lesson?
Private lesson is referring to individual one to one or small group lesson form by you. We will send our instructors to your desired location and conduct the lesson at your desired timing.
Is 5 years old a good age to start learning swimming?
5 years old is a good age to start swimming because they are developed physically & mentally.
What if my child is very keen in learning how to swim?
That is definitely very good. As a parent, you should bring your child to the swimming pool more often to encourage him to pick up skills such as breathing techniques, floating & water confidence. Do not pressure your child by pushing your child to go deeper water and go faster. Let them relax and acquire skills and techniques before letting them to go further.
My child is afraid of water, how do you overcome it?
When your child is afraid of water, you should bring your child to the pool more often, thus overcoming his fear of water, to prepare him for proper swimming lessons.
Let them to be more exposed to the water, yet not pushing them to depth that they are not able to stand. Let them feel the water and slowly have the ‘feel’ for the water.
My child has asthma, can he swim?
Swimming actually helps children with Asthma. As swimming is not a very strenuous exercise, proper swimming and breathing technique actually help and strengthen the heart and lungs of the child to become healthier. Swimming actually helps in reducing asthma and improves your respiratory system.