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203_JULIE KAMARA ZARA PEASLAND_If you empower a child in the water, it can feed back into the family, and what they're doing outside the pool as well
June 11, 2021

Julie Kamara is an international swimming tutor with experience of delivering courses in the UK and around the world. She has over 30 years experience and is not only a swim tutor in her home county of Norfolk but owns a swim school there. Julie is qualif

June 03, 2021

Sensory experiences are essential for healthy development. But it is often forgotten that we have individual sensory responses and preferences. In the water, we often find that some children are naturally more sensory sensitive and some need more input to

201_LYNN GORING-CROOK_"The pool, a phenomenal place for game play"_STA Aquatic Tutor and owner of STA Approved Training Centre The Swim Surgery
May 27, 2021

"The pool, a phenomenal place for game play" - we speak to Lynn Goring-Crook, STA Aquatic Tutor, and owner of STA Approved Training Centre The Swim Surgery about the importance of play in the learn to swim process. Lynn is passionate about all

009_ANESTI VEGA_“Challenging the Preconceived Notions”_Oceanographer, Educator and SCUBA Instructor
March 12, 2021

We speak to Anesti Vega, Executive Director of US Expeditions and Exploration (USX), a nonprofit scientific research agency dedicated to connecting military veterans with STEM field research opportunities. We partner with researchers that need data in rem

008_JO MCMEECHAN_"That Mum"_Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapist
February 23, 2021

We talk to Jo McMeechan Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapist - what started as an interview to empower parents needing to bridge the gap turned into a bigger conversation about what it's like to parent a child who doesn't fit the box whilst liv

007_SHANA LORDE_“You Get Up & do Something to Change the Statistics”_Founder of Let us Swim
February 01, 2021

We speak to Shana Lorde, founder of Let Us Swim, based in Broward County Florida. We hear her unique story of witnessing the tragic fallout from countless drownings whilst working in a paediatric emergency room, and how she was determined to make a differ

006_COACH TAJ_"Swimming- Giving the gift to the Community" with the founder of Empowered Swimming Incorporated
December 21, 2020

Join us as we speak to Coach Taj, founder of Empowered Swimming. A non-profit based in the US with a mission to provide access to professional, affordable, and dependable aquatic services to the marginalized community.One of the drivers behind Empowered

005_NICOLE MARTIN_"Support is the foundation to success"_ Autism Swim Approved & Business Owner of Core Aquatics
November 03, 2020

We speak to Nicole Martin, owner of Core Aquatics swim school based in the Midlands about the need for open communication between parents and swim teachers, "the more open the communication is, the better you can meet the needs of the child...ultimat

004_KATIE TOWNER__"Just keep swimming"_Head of Learn to Swim for Swim England
October 23, 2020

We talk to Swim England's Head of Learn to Swim Katie Towner about the importance of swimming for everyone. Whether you're a swim teacher or a parent, it's a great listen.Disclaimer: Our podcasts are in no way funded or affiliated financial