Here at Greek God Fitness, we are fully qualified Swim England Instructors
We teach children from the age of 3 and above.
Beginners and improvers.
There are many reasons why people swim, from swimming as a recreational pursuit to swimming Competitively or other activity. Swimming may also be used to rehabilitate injuries, especially various cardiovascular and muscle injuries. Swimming works all the muscles simultaneously. It is impact free. It also builds up stamina.
Swimming for recreation:
Swimming is a great recreational activity for people of all ages. Recreational swimming can provide you with a low-impact workout and it’s also a good way to relax and feel good. Common swimming styles in recreational swimming are breaststroke, backstroke, sidestroke, and freestyle.
Some people who enjoy swimming want to take it to a competitive level. This can provide the health benefits of a vigorous workout as well as the fun and thrill of competition. The main strokes used in competitive swimming are breaststroke, freestyle, backstroke, and butterfly. The distances swum in competition swimming can vary from 50 meters in a pool to many further distances in open water.
Benefits of Swimming:
keeps your heart rate up but takes some of the impact stress off your body
builds endurance, muscle strength and cardiovascular fitness
helps maintain a healthy weight, healthy heart, and lungs
tones muscles and builds strength
provides an all-over body workout, as nearly all of your muscles are used during swimming.
being a relaxing and peaceful form of exercise
providing good low-impact therapy for some injuries and conditions
providing a pleasant way to cool down on a hot day
Every child should know how to swim