In a child’s life, learning how to swim is one of the defining experiences. In addition, swimming is a kind of skill that creates long-lasting memories such as learning how to ride a bike. However, the main difference compared to riding, swimming is more significant for your little one’s safety and development.
Why do we call swimming a life skill?
Note that when your little swimmers are in the water with our Aquastream Certified Swimming Instructors, they are not just learning swimming skills. In fact, they are also gaining valuable knowledge that helps them float through the transitional steps in their childhood development. The following article covers a few details describing how swimming lessons can help your child through those stages of life.
In general, children improve their confidence and develop self-esteem naturally by marking accomplishments and embedding praise. When a child is emotionally healty it means s/he has already developed the skill to self-acknowledged stepping stone achievements. Therefore, swimming classes delivering your child exactly what is required – development and mastery of stages. In addition, all these happens quickly with swimming.
Swimming also helps to develop a focus and concentration on a certain task which helps individuals to accelerate learning and mastery of the skill. For example, your little one can better focus on the lesson of the moment due to the relaxing feature of water and the security of a nearby Aquastream instructor.
And this skill of avoiding other distractions in everyday life in order to focus on the most important task is very important in daily life. Accordingly, we have many parents reporting us that their children have developed their bedtime routines and improved homework focus after starting swimming classes.
Swimming is a kind of exercise or workout that offers lifetime benefits. Children burn excess energy during swimming which easily offers them the suggested daily physical activity. It also helps to tone muscles while increasing the heart rate that delivers cardio benefits.
In addition, compared to other forms of workouts that are available on land, swimming puts less pressure on your joints making it optimal exercise for any age and various ability levels. Swimming gradually builds a life skill that will support every individual to live a healthy life forever.
By joining swimming lessons at Aquastream, you can become a family that swims together. When you begin swim classes for your little one early in Parents and Tot’s program, you will be in the pool with them during the lessons. This, in turn, will naturally improve the parent-child bonding and further develops mastery.