In his book 'Learn to Swim', Benjamin Roberts shares his vast experience and understanding of teaching children to swim, with you, the parent in a simple to follow reader friendly book with wonderful illustrations. Teaching a child to swim is something any parent can do if given the knowledge to do so. Well this book will give you the knowledge! It will also do it in a fun and enjoyable way and will give you a sense of achievement that will remain with you for ever.
Endorsed by the National Swim Association, this book will have infants to 10-year-olds swimming with confidence, as world-champion swimmer Bory gives instructional guidelines, always stressing the importance of patience and praise in helping children feel comfortable in the water. Photographs.
Clear photographs and easy-to-follow instructions explain how parents can teach their children, from birth to age six, how to swim, covering breath control, kicking, and submersion, and offers advice on how to help children learn to love being in the water.
Introduce Your Child to Swimming : an Expert Guide Shown Step by Step in More Than 200 Photographs
Author: Francoise Barbira Freedman
Category: Sports & Recreation
Introduce your child to swimming: an expert guide shown step by step in more than 200 photographs. This is a unique series of exercises to encourage co-ordination, strength and confidence, and enhance mutual enjoyment in the water for you and your baby or toddler. You can learn how to submerge your baby safely, progress through to diving and jumping, and finally experience the thrill of watching your child swim freely. It shows how your toddler can discover the freedom of buoyancy and underwater swimming, and become relaxed and independent in the water. It answers all the most frequently asked questions concerning choosing pools and equipment, and the safety of babies in the water. It is packed with entertaining games and activities, all shown in over 200 easy-to-follow photographs. In this fascinating and beautifully photographed book, Francoise Freedman shares the knowledge and expertise that led her to develop Aqualight - Birthlight's approach to introducing babies and toddlers to the world of water. All babies have the potential to enjoy water and, if encouraged a little, will welcome the freedom and challenges of buoyancy. It will take some dedication to see your child swim totally unaided for the first time, but the rewards will far outweigh your efforts. Immersing your baby is completely safe when done correctly through this gentle and progressive approach.
This huge international bestseller, fully revised for non-American readers, is now in ebook. Last Child in the Woods shows how our children have become increasingly alienated and distant from nature, why this matters, and what we can do to make a difference. It is unsentimental, rigorous and utterly original. 'A cri de coeur for our children' Guardian Camping in the garden, riding bikes through the woods, climbing trees, collecting bugs, picking wildflowers, running through piles of autumn leaves... These are the things childhood memories are made of. But for a whole generation of today's children the pleasures of a free-range childhood are missing, and their indoor habits contribute to epidemic obesity, attention-deficit disorder, isolation and childhood depression. This timely book shows how our children have become increasingly alienated and distanced from nature, why this matters and how we can make a difference. Last Child in the Woods is a clarion call, brilliantly written, compelling and irresistibly persuasive - a book that will change minds and lives.