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Why is Observation an Important First Step in the Training Program?

Why is Observation an I...

Visual recognition is an important component of so much we do. We see something and know what it is supposed to look like, or recognize its characteristics, and understand what it is. This is also true in swimming. We see a particular stroke and are able to observe characteristics that...
My First Year At Floaties Swim School

My First Year At Floati...

Avalon was born on the first day of Spring, 2012. Since we live in coastal San Diego, own a boat, and are generally around water year-round, I was naturally worried about how this new little person would fit into our lifestyle, that seems to involve water on a regular basis. We spent her...
Should Children Swim Competitively or for Exercise?

Should Children Swim Co...

Teaching a child to swim is an essential skill that can keep them safe in any situation. The reasons to begin swim lessons are obvious: swimming can keep a child safe if he or she falls in a pool or other body of water. While it is an essential skill, it may seem difficult to decide...
The Importance of Swim Lessons

The Importance of Swim ...

Safety is the number one reason that swim lessons are important for kids. Safety in and around water should be important to every parent, and Floaties Swim School offers a variety of aquatic classes and programs to help teach children how to swim and how to be safe around water. Safety is...
Strong Body, Sharp Mind: How Swimming Can Give it to You

Strong Body, Sharp Mind...

It is common knowledge that exercise is good for the human body, but swimming is more than just exercise. It helps build a strong body and a strong mind. Although it may seem that swimming is only impacting the physical body, focusing on breathing and improving lung capacity actually has...
Why Swimming isn’t just a Summer Sport

Why Swimming isn’...

Summertime always brings the swimmers out due to the one of the biggest benefits of swimming, to cool you off! While being cool is a wonderful perk to swimming it is not the only thing to draw out the swimmer in each of us. No matter what age there are benefits to swimming on a regular...
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