The skill of controlling one’s breath may seem obvious, yet it is amazing how many children are not taught this vital safety skill. Ingesting or breathing water into the lungs accelerates the drowning process and makes it more difficult for a child to swim to safety. This is why children should never ever be instructed to blow bubbles before they are old enough to learn ‘Freestyle breathing’.
Steps For Teaching a Toddler To Swim - someone must've heard my prayers. Or been in our swimming lesson class.. -- they do baby swimming lessons, designed to help familiarise children with water which my kids will be going to
This skill shows parents how to prepare their baby to go swimming. We start by showing you how to safely and gradually get your child accustomed to taking a breath and closing their eyes every time they hear the key-words Name, Ready Go. This video will also show how to safely go to the pool for the first time and offer lots of tips about making your baby enjoy their aquatic experience.