Swimming is an individual or team sport that involves using arms and legs to move the body through water. It is a sport that takes place in pools or in open-water (sea, lake).
It is essential to teach your kids how to swim. If you leave in Elmers End, an area of south east London within the London Borough of Bromley, largely falling within the borders of Beckenham and that of the London Borough of Croydon, also located south west of Bromley; then you are very lucky for the region comprises more than enough swimming instructors affiliated to institutes that also offer private tuition either in the comfort of your house or in their training institutions. Angela’s Swim school, Mytime Active, Aquakids Swimming School, TinyFins Baby Swimming are just examples of centers where you can hire swimming instructors for your kids. Kids as young as 6 months can be enrolled in any of these centers.
Benefits of swimming for kids:
Among others we have:
Health: swimming reduces the risk of childhood obesity, one of the causes of juvenile diabetes. Swimming has many cardiovascular benefits that promote heart and lung health.
Fitness: in swimming, all the body’s major muscles are being used. It is a great aerobic workout that gets your child’s heart pumping at a good rate. It increases flexibility, balance and posture.
Strength and coordination: in swimming, you need to synchronize what your arms and legs are doing, along with coordinating your breathing and other movements of your body.
Water safety: swimming teaches kids how to stay safe in and around water, should anything happen.
Confidence and motivation: swimming is one of the best ways to teach your kids motivation and how to go for more. As they learn how to swim farther and do more things in the water, they become stronger.
There are a few things to consider when about to hire a swimming instructor for your kids.
A swimming instructor is one who was born to swim. To teach kids, he must have an affinity with kids and be enthusiastic to train them.
Qualities of a good Instructor:
A good instructor must have:
- An ASA Level 2 or an STA Full Swimming Instructor Qualification or the equivalent international qualification
A current lifesaving qualification.
- Excellent swimming ability with up-to-date knowledge of the sport.
- Exceptional communication skills and experience in a customer-facing/service environment.
- To ease the work for you, we have selected a wide range of centres and instructors in the region for you. You can glance through our website and select the most convenient one for you.
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