The benefits of early swimming are manifold and helping babies along the way to swimming can be one of the most enjoyable experiences. Early swimming encourages free movement in the water that is conducive to swimming and basic water skills can be acquired along the way. It is an excellent way for parents to bond with their child, fathers and mothers can get to know their babies in a relax playful mode. Going swimming together helps parents to know your baby better and may teach parents how to adapt to your baby’s personality for best results.
German researchers have found that children, who started swimming in their third month, were more independent and less fearful when confronted by new situations. Babies showed better intellectual ability and had greater precision in motion, better co-ordination and better balance.
Introducing babies and preschool children to water needs to be done carefully and with love. Baby and preschool swimming programs has to be carefully design and progressively taught so that skills are in hand with the child’s physiological and psychological development.
Swimming can be the first sport for a child to have good fun and enjoyed for a lifetime!
STA BABY & PRE SCHOOL Swimming teachers course
provides teachers with the proper skills and methods to explore this area of teaching with confidence.