These tips are valuable for all swim curriculum. They are most valuable for swimmers with sensory or motor issues that are struggling. Reaching swim skill benchmarks with these innovative tips can help you teach faster with less discomfort. Swimmers with Autism often avoid or seek the water and these swim tips will help you overcome that obstacle. Anxiety can interfere with taking your feet off the bottom or going underwater these tips will give you the tools you need to address the underlying problem.
Neuro-typical swimmers have swim instructors with certification in teaching swimming. Swim Angelfish would like it to be standard practice in the Learn to Swim programs that additional training is required to teach swimmers with any of the following challenges: Autism, Anxiety, Discomfort, Delays, Motor, Sensory, Physical and Trauma.
Swimmers with motor issues may need more ideas for body and breath control and by listening to this you will have more ideas for safe water experiences and emerging swim skill. Swimmers with Down syndrome and low muscle tone need a more systematic approach to addressing the properties of the water related to buoyancy and this will help you begin a journey to understanding how to assess, identify and implement new strategies. Roadblocks affect all swimmers. These strategies and techniques have been time tested for over 21 years. Become a Swim Whisperer Today!