Overcome your fear of water or fear of swimming

Would you love to learn to swim but a fear of water is holding you back? Then, Going Swimmingly London is here to help. There are lots of reasons why you may be afraid of the water, and it’s totally understandable to not feel comfortable, especially if you’ve had a bad experience in the past, but when it comes to getting over your fear, choosing the right instructor is key. 

 

Adam is a qualified and insured swimming teacher with extensive experience, so you know you are choosing someone you can trust, who will motivate you to achieve your goals. Getting in touch with Adam is the first step to overcoming your fear and he will work together with you, to make sure you are introduced to the water at your own pace - and before you know it you will be on your way to respecting, conquering and enjoying your time in the water. 

One of the first questions we need to ask is, why are you afraid of the water? 

 

Adam will work with you to address your fears and help you overcome them one step at a time. Swimming is an essential life skill, and if you take that first step to overcomes your fear, there are so many benefits. One of the first and most important is the simple skill of swimming. If you are ever in a situation where you find yourself in deep or open water, you’ll be able to swim and tread water which potentially could be lifesaving! That reason alone is enough to get started right?

 

Another great reason to try to conquer your fear of water is that swimming is fantastic exercise, so if one of your goals for 2020 is to lose weight, learning to swim could be great way to help you achieve this. Swimming is a low impact exercise and working with the resistance of the water, you can increase muscle tone, improve flexibility and burn fat. It’s also a great way to relax and relieve stress.

 

What are the reasons you haven’t learned to swim yet?

 

If the reason you haven’t learned to swim yet is because you suffer from anxiety and group swimming lessons would simply be too overwhelming for you, private lessons with Adam could be a great option for you. Adams approach is calming, personal and tailored to each individual, so you’ll be made to feel at ease from day one. If you have your own private pool at home, Adam can offer private swimming lessons to help you overcome your fear of water and learn to swim in the comfort of your own home. Often, this means you’ll feel safer and more at ease in the water, so it can be little easier, and progress may be quicker. However, if you don’t have your own pool, don’t worry! Adam can make other arrangements for your lessons, so you won’t miss out. 

 

It’s a great idea to introduce your child to water as early as is safe to do so. However, if for any reason this hasn’t been possible, Adam offers private swimming lessons for kids, starting with the basics and building up their skills slowly, taking each childs’ level and ability into consideration. So whatever age your child is, Adam can work with them to build their confidence and help them to overcome their fear.

 

If you live in or around South West London and want to find out more about learning to swim with Adam, just get in touch