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Article: "top tips for anyone who wants to learn to swim later in life"

  • 22-07-2022 2:38pm
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    I amnt a fan of the man normally, but as a non swimmer of an almost identical age, it would give you a bit of a spur to go and maybe sort it out if Bernard O'Shea could manage it.

    I didn’t learn to swim until I was in my 30s. I wish I hadn’t left it as long. I missed out on 50% of the fun on sun holidays and was petrified to go on the water. But it taught me one thing. It's never too late to learn, regardless of how late you leave it.


    Our kids went to 'Water Babies' and now go to the local pool for lessons. Like driving a car under the guidance of a qualified instructor, they learned correctly. The days of being thrown into the water and told, "it will happen naturally" devastated people's confidence and destroyed any hope of enjoying the water.