Traditional Swim Lessons vs. ISR

Today we’re going to break down the important distinctions between ISR (Infant Swimming Resource) and traditional swim lessons through Whatley Swim. Before we get started, we wanted to mention that at Whatley Swim, we’re not anti-ISR. We just don’t offer it, and it is...
Core Values Series: Integrity

Core Values Series: Integrity

integrity noun in·​teg·​ri·​ty | in-ˈte-grə-tē   Definition of integrity   1: firm adherence to a code of especially moral or artistic values : INCORRUPTIBILITY 2: an unimpaired condition : SOUNDNESS 3: the quality or state of being complete or undivided :...
The Safety Swim

The Safety Swim

One of the markers of success we work toward with beginning swimmers is The Safety Swim.  Successful completion of this skill means that the student can jump into the pool, come up for air, then swim back to the edge and get out without assistance.  On the surface,...
Core Values Series: Individuality

Core Values Series: Individuality

We help our students learn to swim faster because we approach each student individually.  Our instructors all have different strengths and when I train them, I set them up for success by feeding them the training concepts they need through demonstrations or...
3 Tips to Find the Right Goggles this Summer

3 Tips to Find the Right Goggles this Summer

There are so many brands, styles, and themes of goggles and finding one to fit your growing child is sometimes difficult. As a swim instructor, I’ve seen just about every kind of goggles kids wear. Here are a few tips to narrow down your goggle search this year! DO...
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