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6. Building self-confidence

An affectionate word, a smile, having fun together and praise (even for small achievements) helps to build self-confidence and encourages the learner to take on bigger challenges. There's always something worth praising, as every child has special talents that need to be discovered, acknowledged and valued. A common mistake: The breaststroke technique is very complex because of the need to coordinate many sub-movements and should not be taught too soon ‒ otherwise, particularly in the case of younger learners, this can detract from their self-confidence. You can already start getting a child used to the water and to moving forward through the water naturally before the age of 5. Next step: How to Swim - 7. That fine difference

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