George Bernard Shaw once said, “What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.”
Think about that . . . this word of advice may be one of the best swim lesson tips you could receive for teaching anyone. If your student is full of curiosity, excitement, and driven to learn and get better, the child will do wonderfully. The best swim lessons instructor knows how to engage their students to the degree that they can not help but to learn and excel.
In the DVD, Teach Like a Pro you can learn many tricks of the trade that will allow you to be more
effective and even motivate your students. Whatever you can do to create an internal drive in the student will enhance his/her ability to master the skills at hand. Whether you are teaching a preschooler who needs learning to be like play or an adult who needs the confidence to relax and acquire skills. When one is in pursuit of knowledge vs. the other way around, teachers will get the best from their students.