Monthly Archive: August 2015

August 17 2015

Many primary schools have opted to not offer swimming lessons as part of their curriculum?

Many primary schools do not offer school swimming as part of their school sports program anymore.  Schools are finding that their curriculum is so full with subjects such as numeracy and literacy and everything else they have decided to leave swimming lessons off the list. So the problem that most families are faced with is when their children reach […]

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August 14 2015

Why Leopold Swim School changes your child’s freestyle arms from straight to a bent

At Leopold Swim School we initially teach our swimmers freestyle with straight arm recovery in the lower levels and then change them to bent arm recovery in the higher levels.  The reason we teach our 1 Silver, 1 Gold and 2 Bronze levels straight arm recovery is so they can learn how to breathe correctly and efficiently with correct head […]

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