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Ken Snowdon BBC Tees Writer and Broadcaster Learns to Overcome His Fear of The Water

I was genuinely scared about what was about to happen next. The last time I was in this situation I was 10 years old, so obviously it was a long, long time ago. I was on the side of a … Continue reading

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The Power of Touch

 For the last 3-weeks I have been working with an extraordinary young adult. Shivan was born at just 24-weeks old. He developed cerebral palsy due to a lack of oxygen during birth. He has autism and is blind. Shivan’s mother … Continue reading

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Do you need a helping hand to overcome your fear of the water?

 Meet Grant! He contacted me 12-months ago when he was 21-years of age. He had been living with a fear of the water since his childhood. Somehow during his school years he slipped through the net, and never learned how … Continue reading

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Troubled Waters

I am teaching a 6-year old boy who has become quite anxious of the water. For the past two years he has been having group swimming lessons at the local pool with a traditional ASA swimming teacher. Classes were large, … Continue reading

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A love of photography helps me to connect to my students…

I have two passions, teaching people to learn to enjoy the water  and photography. But, how do the two meld? Photography has taught me how to be in the present moment, it’s not about just taking a photo, but being present with the … Continue reading

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