Neil Bailey Swimming Blog

The joys and benefits of swimming!

The joys and benefits of swimming!

Swimming can be experienced at any age and the joy of developing the technique and stroke proficiency can be achieved at each swimmers’ own pace and ability. Swimming has the power to give your muscles a makeover, transform you into a cardio king, turn back the body...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update 19th March 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update 19th March 2020

Regrettably, (whilst this may be no surprise) we have to announce that we are cancelling all lessons we are running at High March School, Beaconsfield and Cedar Park School, Hazlemere from Friday until the start of the Summer term. The last lessons to be running will...

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‘I can swim, I’m just not very good at breathing’

‘I can swim, I’m just not very good at breathing’

This is something we hear all the time, mostly from adults or from parents commenting on their child’s ability. We breath all day every day without thinking about it - naturally supplying our body with life force whilst we carry on our day to day lives....

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Private Lessons – Case Studies

Private Lessons – Case Studies

Here at Neil Bailey Swimming we are big believers in the more swimming the better - whether that be swimming with the family, school swimming lessons, group lessons or even private lessons. Group lessons are great for general swimming improvements, getting...

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What is really like to learn to swim as an adult?

What is really like to learn to swim as an adult?

Neil Bailey Swimming is about to launch a new adult swimming group called 'Ladies That Swim.' These are 45 minute group lessons held in a Private Pool in Great Kingshill. Working on improving technique, aquatic skills and fitness these classes are perfect for ladies...

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Nutrition – What to eat before and after swimming

Nutrition – What to eat before and after swimming

A quick bite to eat before swimming can be a risky move – everyone knows the advice about not eating 1 hour before a swim. It is not a myth (I can assure you!) that eating too close to an energic swim doesn’t produce the best results.On the other hand, a...

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We don’t claim to be the best..

We don’t claim to be the best..

We don’t claim to be the best swim school in Beaconsfield, High Wycombe or Buckinghamshire - what we do claim however is that we always try harder. We try harder to:Be inclusiveBe caringBe accommodating and flexibleTo resolve problemsTo challengeTo gain...

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The importance of Water Safety Skills at a young age

The importance of Water Safety Skills at a young age

As many of our customers may know from last year, Neil Bailey Swimming is an active supporter of the RLSS Drowning Prevention Week Campaign, created by the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK), in partnership with the RNLI and Swim England. The aim is to...

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