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How Long Does it Take to Learn to Swim?

How Long Does it Take to Learn to Swim? Becoming a competent swimmer involves much, much more than kicking your legs and moving your arms. A good swimmer moves through the water independently, efficiently, and with technique. Like anything, learning to swim takes time, energy, patience, and of course, practice practice practice! Unfortunately, there is [...]

By |2020-07-06T11:57:05+10:00July 6th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Learning To Swim With Fins

Learning To Swim With Fins Fins, otherwise known as flippers, are an essential tool for improving performance and technique. Many swimmers find that they often underutilise their leg power, as their kick is the weakest element of their technique. Fins are the number one way to improve this issue, along with a number of other [...]

By |2020-06-23T15:10:07+10:00June 23rd, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

How You Can Protect Our Beaches & Waterways

As Australians, we need to do our bit to help keep our stunning oceans, lakes, creeks and reefs clean! By conserving our waterways we can help protect native animals & plants and keep these spaces beautiful for future generations to enjoy! Here are a few tips from Aquastar that you can easily implement when you [...]

By |2020-01-15T11:45:14+10:00January 29th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

4 Swimming Pool Myths Debunked

So many people love swimming, whether it’s for fun or exercise, but there are still some outdated myths that surround swimming and swimming pools. We’re going to debunk the top 4 common myths today!   Myth 1 - Chlorine turns your hair green! People’s hair may be more likely to get a green tinge from regular [...]

By |2020-01-15T11:41:50+10:00January 15th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Gift Guide For Little Swimmers

Gift Guide For Little Swimmers The holiday season is fast approaching! Here at Aquastar, we hope you all have a fun & safe holidays. If you’re struggling with what to buy your child, niece, nephew or friend who loves swimming, we’ve got some cracking ideas for amazing presents every swimmer will love. From small stocking [...]

By |2019-11-29T10:37:47+10:00December 11th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

How Swimming Can Benefit Children with Special Needs

How Swimming Can Benefit Children with Special Needs There are so many benefits for all children who take swimming lessons, but there are even more for children who have special needs. Drowning is the leading cause of death for children & adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Additionally, children with ASD are 160 times more [...]

By |2019-11-29T10:26:04+10:00November 29th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

What Gear Do You Need for Swimming?

What Gear Do You Need for Swimming? Swimming equipment can help improve and enhance even the most experienced swimmer's technique. Get to know more about what swimming equipment should be used and in what situations they're most useful below! At Aquastar Swim Schools, every child needs to wear a swimming cap and goggles during class. [...]

By |2019-09-16T11:48:59+10:00November 6th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Why Children Should Wear Swimming Goggles

Why Children Should Wear Swimming Goggles Goggles can be a great tool for beginner swimmers all the way to experts. Goggles help swimmers see clearly underwater, minimise glare, increase comfort and protect the eyes from water and any chemicals. If your child is just starting to learn how to swim, let them help pick out [...]

By |2019-09-16T11:44:13+10:00October 21st, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Practice Tips & Exercises for Beginner Swimmers

Practice Tips & Exercises for Beginner Swimmers If you want to keep your child active and swimming while Aquastar Swim School isn’t on, keep reading for some of how tips on how to keep the up the consistency of learning how to swim over the holidays. We also offer Holiday Intensive Courses, call (03) 8551 [...]

By |2019-09-16T11:40:30+10:00October 7th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

How to Improve Your Breathing Technique

How to Improve Your Breathing Technique Breathing doesn’t come as natural during swimming, as it does in normal life. Beginner students usually lift their head out of the water at the wrong times to get some extra air. This breath rhythm and can tire you out even more than normal. It can be hard to [...]

By |2019-09-16T11:31:22+10:00September 23rd, 2019|Blog|0 Comments