teach "water happiness" initially, not swimming strokes.
We use trained instructors to assist swimmers, not
We teach in the water - everyone at the same level.
Throughout the organisation we use first names, as
we are all equal.
We teach slowly, at a pace appropriate for the swimmer.
We encourage progression, but do not use pressure.
We teach in a logical order, ensuring that all pre-requisite
steps have been mastered.
The emphasis is on ability, not disability.
The emphasis is on enjoyment, so most activities are
put into a game.
We think positively - everyone a swimmer.
We work in groups, so swimmers encourage each other
and new Instructors are helped by those with more
The whole organisation is run on a voluntary basis.
The officers, lecturers, club organisers are all volunteers.
Everyone is committed to extending the use of the