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All Aquatots teachers come to us with an existing ASA (Amateur Swimming Association) or STA (Swimming Teacher Association) level 2 qualification. This means they have all undergone the relevant training in a nationally recognised framework to ensure that before they even begin their hundred hours of Aquatots training they are able to deliver lessons to a high and consistent level. (This qualification has been designed by both the ASA and the STA to train would be swimming Teachers to teach children from the ages of 3 upwards.) This is true of all professional swimming teachers so what happens when your Swim School or teacher are not able to meet your expectations?
How times change ! When we started back in 1998 we didn’t have social networking to help us connect with our swimmers or to promote the business yet here we are 16 years later blogging!
Let me tell you a little about Aquatots Swimming…. My enthusiasm for baby swimming started with the birth of my first child who learned to swim at nine months despite having special needs. I taught all four of my children to swim using the techniques we teach at Aquatots today. All our teachers are ASA Level II qualified, fully trained lifesavers, with specialist skills in Infant Submersion Techniques. Due to the training necessary to meet the high standards of Aquatots, it takes two years to become a fully qualified Aquatots swimming teacher!
We truly believe that learning to swim the Aquatots way can aid the cognitive, physical and social development of your baby. Its proven to have amazing health benefits for babies as swimming can strengthen lungs, heart and respiratory development, which in turn aids development of the brain – aren’t these things every parent wants for their child!
We currently have Aquatots classes available in Gloucestershire and the surrounding counties and we swim 7 days a week – you can find out more about us on our website http://www.aquatots.co.uk or call us on 01684 296296.
So now I feel I have broken the ice and begun my blogging journey. I hope you will join me as I blog so I can keep you update with news, tips and competitions.