Swimming is simply moving meditation. I don’t remember where I found this quote. Most probably on Brainy Quotes. It came to mind on a rainy morning the following day after the International Aquatic Fitness Conference was over, which took place in Palm Harbor, Florida, while I was swimming in a pool at Innisbrook, A Salamander Golf &Spa Resort. Read more →
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Have you ever thought that the way a swimming teacher teaches swimming will depend on the dimensions of a swimming pool? Read more →
Recently I flicked through my documents and found one with the list of recommendations that I made for my former clients’ son when he was about two or three years old and I had swimming classes with him for a while. They planned to go to the beach to swim in the sea and asked me for some advice because their son had only experienced swimming in an indoor pool. After we discussed several general aspects I gave them the following list: Read more →
In my previous post I suggested we discuss the qualities of a good workout and realized that it was not that easy to answer. The same could be said when asking how many sessions one needs to learn to swim. We understand that the result is important but the distance can be quite long to get from A to B. Read more →
Dear Friends! I have some questions for you!
Let’s discuss together.
Have you ever thought of a training session which would cover almost all components of fitness and as a result you would learn to swim?
In general, how would you describe a good quality workout? How would you like to feel after the workout?
How do swimming coaches and teachers teach? Swimming teachers might swim properly, they might have a swimming background, they might have a clear picture of how a student should execute a drill or a technique, but how well can a teacher explain the techniques and demonstrate movements? Read more →
I am honored to know Johan Lambeck, a much sought after aqua therapy professional with extensive and rich experience. He is based in Switzerland but travels all over the world to deliver seminars and give practical sessions on all aspects of aqua therapy.
So, here it is. I swim. I don’t do it to compete, or win a prize, or to set a record. I do it for health and fitness. I do it for fun and I enjoy it! Today swimming is my lifelong activity. I can feel my body even taller than when I am on the land which helps a lot in preventing any problems with my back and joints in the future. I hope, we will see.