Teaching your child to swim and encouraging them to swim regularly can have significant effects on their health and safety. Here’s why to practice swimming as a child and an adult.
Swimming scores points
In terms of security
It’s hard not to put this reason first. Drowning is the leading cause of death by accident in everyday life among people under 25. 45% of it concerns children under 6 years old (the majority of whom have fallen into a private swimming pool).
In France, 1/6 people say they cannot swim.
Water is everywhere, it is part of everyday life. By teaching your child to swim from an early age, you will give them the keys to being safe in and around water, for life! Because from 3 years old, a child can learn survival reflexes and the basics of swimming thanks to AUTO-RESCUE® anti-drowning program : swim, float, swim, get out of the water on your own. Which swimming lesson is right for my child?
The good news is that there is no age limit when it comes to learning to be safe in the water and to swim! Swimming has many benefits, including that of being accessible to all and being able to adapt to the level of each individual.
Of baby swimmer through theLearning from 5 years old Child perf and adult lessons Aquaphobe, Beginner or Adult perf, there are programs for all ages, all levels and all goals. Choose the adult swimming lesson that’s right for you!
In terms of health
Swimming is an excellent cardiovascular workout that promotes heart and lung health, increases endurance and improves flexibility, balance and posture.
Also, swimming is a way to prevent childhood obesity which can lead to diabetes. for young people. Swimming also puts less strain on the joints than other forms of exercise and therefore helps prevent injury.
In terms of well-being
Learning to swim is more than a vital skill as water is present in our daily lives! From the first contact like blowing bubbles in the water to a party organized by the pool, surfing a big wave or scuba diving, knowing how to swim brings joy and the opportunity to live a life of adventure.
Swimming is a skill that is valued throughout a lifetime.
And swimming brings well-being. The natural buoyancy of the water is relaxing and the fact of having to take deep breaths helps ventilate the body … and the head!
Swimming makes you smile again: but why?
Inspire..expire… With swimming, relearn to breathe and fight stress! Swimming is the ideal sport to cope with a hectic life thanks to the soothing power of water. Swimming can improve overall mood and help combat slackness.
Why is swimming so good?
The practice of swimming allows you to let go and expel the nervous tensions accumulated throughout the day. In water, the body relaxes. Bad fatigue becomes good fatigue. Your lungs are pumped up and the airways have never been so clear. You are less sick.
The regular practice of swimming will reconcile you with your body. You gain, muscle and refine. Your muscles come back to the surface, hello firm buttocks (thank you for the leg kicks)! You gain lightness and strength and your back is not unhappy. Goodbye pain!
Added to this is the ambient calm of the pool which causes an incredible disconnection, a bubble that dispels worries.
You can swim as much as you want, no restriction! Swimming is a gentle sport thanks to the floating and sliding powers of water. In practice, learning to swim is done at a dose of 3 to 4 sessions per month over 6 months to 1 year minimum, depending on the swimmer’s goals. It is after learning to swim and to be comfortable in the water that you can fully enjoy the pleasures of water, all your life!
How about we start now?