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Private Vs Group Swimming Lessons

Whether you are looking to invest in swim lessons for yourself as an adult, or for your child, here's a brief overview of the pros and cons of private vs. group swimming lessons to help you make the best choice.

Is Swimming Good for Your Health?

Swimming is one of the most popular recreational activities all across the world. It seems that humans have always known that swimming is great for your health, but it's interesting to take a look at why it is good for your health.

How To Overcome Your Fear of Swimming

Some people have a natural fear of the water. This is nothing to be ashamed about, as many adults and children across the globe are afraid of swimming. Here are some simple steps that can help you alleviate that fear.

Is Swimming Good for Pregnant Women?

Are you currently pregnant? Or do you know someone who is pregnant and really wants to go swimming? In any case, before going for a swim, here's what you should know about the safety of swimming while pregnant.

Common Front Crawl Mistakes

The front crawl, also known as the freestyle stroke, is a common and entertaining swimming stroke to perfect. Learning this kind of stroke may increase your ability to swim quickly and fluidly in the water.

Common Butterfly Stroke Mistakes

The butterfly is arguably the most complicated swimming stroke in the books, and learning it can be quite an experience. It’s understandable for you to become frustrated or confused when trying to learn it.

How to Choose Swimming Goggles

If you are interested in competitive swimming, or if you just love going underwater, you may want to invest in a good pair of goggles to improve your health and accuracy while you enjoy your swim.

How to Swim the Backstroke

Not only is the backstroke is one of the four major competitive swimming strokes, it's also a fun and versatile swimming position that can improve your muscle strength and a relatively fast swimming stroke as well.

The History of Swimming as a Sport

Swimming as an activity has been around since the dawn of life, as it is a required action for the survival of many species. Humans have known how to swim for the entirety of our history. Here's a brief look into its history.

Common Backstroke Mistakes

The backstroke is no easy feat to master. It can take a lot of practice to get it right. When you are training to perfect your backstroke, you may be making a few common mistakes that you don’t know you’re making.

Common Breaststroke Mistakes

The breaststroke is not an easy stroke to master, and it is not the fastest stroke, either. If you’re struggling to complete the breaststroke in a timely fashion, you may be making several of these common mistakes.

How to Swim the Breaststroke

The breaststroke: Professional athletes use it around the world to push themselves as fast and as flawlessly as they can through the water, proving their strength and speed in the pool.

How to Swim the Front Crawl (Freestyle)

The front crawl is one of the most common types of swimming strokes for any form of swimming, whether it be competitive or casual. It is an easy to learn and one of the most effective strokes.

How to Swim the Butterfly Stroke

If you are feeling adventurous, you might want to learn more about the butterfly stroke, which has been hailed as one of the most difficult swimming strokes to master due to its focus on precision.

SwimSafer: Everything You Need to Know

SwimSafer is a nationally-approved water safety program exclusive to Singapore. It was first created in 2010 by the National Water Safety Council as a water training program for children.

What You Should Wear When Swimming

Whether you’re a casual swimmer or looking to go professional, there are different pieces of swimwear that are recommended for you depending on your age, gender, and swimming purpose.

Here’s How You Can Swim Faster

If you’ve been working on improving your swimming skill, and you’re beginning to master the different types of strokes, your next thought may be about how to improve your speed.

Why Adults Should Learn to Swim

If you’ve reached the age of adulthood, and you haven’t yet learned how to swim, you may be wondering if it’s really important or necessary for you to do so. You can actually benefit greatly from learning to swim, here's why.

Why You Should Never Skip the Sunscreen

Even when it’s a cloudy or overcast day, you should be wearing sunscreen when you are outside all day. The sun’s rays are powerful, and can cause damage to your skin even through a layer of dark clouds.

4 Reasons Children Should Learn To Swim

Learning to swim can be a scary yet rewarding process for children of any age. As a parent, you might be frightened over the idea of letting your child go into the water, but there are many benefits of doing so.