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Four-year-old gets 2,000m badge after learning to swim only five months ago

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Article taken from The Daily Mail WATER-baby Tae Smith has made a real splash by managing to swim 2,000 metres (1.2 miles) non-stop – at the age of just four. Incredibly, the little mermaid learned to swim just five months ago and was only meant to do 30 lengths to get her 600 metre badge. She is already being tipped as a future Olympic champion after only ending her 101 length, two-hour marathon when she was coaxed out as her teacher thought she’d done enough. And she still has to … Read More


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Learning to Swim

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Article taken from Swimming.org Learning to swim should be a natural step in a child’s development and the key is for youngsters to learn to have fun in the pool. Most parents find structured swimming lessons (available through local swimming pools, private swim schools and sometimes local clubs) are the best way to teach specific skills and water safety. Swimming Lessons at the Local Pool Most local pools provide lessons for young people to learn to swim and many will point children in the direction of further opportunities once they … Read More