Swim Category: Teachers/Schools
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Sally Trueman, a former competitive swimmer, has been teaching swimming for 18 years. Sharing the joys of swimming with her pupils is one of her main reasons for teaching. “I spent my childhood and teenage years enjoying swimming. Swimming is an activity which can lead to a high level of strength and fitness, improved co-ordination and a great way of meeting people and having fun.”
Sally is a :
•Fully qualified ASA level two swimming teacher.
•STA Baby and pre school teacher.
•STA Disability teacher.
•STA Aquatic tutor.
•STA First aid tutor.
•Holder of National Rescue Standard Pool Safety Award.
•Holder of First Aid qualification, including infant resuscitation.
•Member of the Swimming Teachers Association.
Aims of the swim school:
To teach babies and children how to swim, to enjoy being in the water, to respect the water and not to be fearful of it.To build water confidence.To learn the skills necessary to survive, for example, swimming to the side and holding on; turning in the water; rolling on to the back.Instil from a young age the joys and the benefits of swimming- part of a healthy lifestyle.
The swim school is approachable, calming, friendly and patient. Parents and their babies can share a wonderful bonding and learning experience together. The older children will go on to develop and refine stroke techniques, learn survival skills and diving.