Paddle? Pah! Now it’s time to get adventurous. This final section will teach your child to develop a confident kick and a strong stroke in the water, and although you still have to supervise them at all times, we’ll have them diving down and swimming in a variety of styles. “Now’s the time to start developing a swimming technique and get more adventurous underwater,” says Olympic medallist, Rebecca Adlington.
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Babies love to explore new textures, sensations and sounds and there’s no better place to start than in the water. “Now it’s all about getting your baby splashing around and used to the water,” explains Olympic medallist, Rebecca Adlington. “Keep a good eye on your baby and don’t forget to have fun.”