Feel the difference... learn to swim free of tension, discomfort or fear.

The water is your friend. You don’t have to fight with water, just share the same spirit as the water and it will help you move
— Aleksandr Popov

Tailored one-to-one or shared lessons for adults in a luxurious pool in Ipswich, Suffolk in the elegant, effortless and powerful Shaw Method of swimming.

Whatever your starting point - whether you are a beginner, improver, experienced swimmer or wanting to develop your confidence - experience the Shaw Method way of swimming to achieve your swimming goals:

  • Learn to swim
  • Improve current techniques
  • Build confidence
  • Learn a new stroke
  • Overcome a fear
  • Improve the quality of your water/swimming experience
  • Rehabiliation from an injury
  • Prepare for competition

Swim for better health and well being

It is widely acknowledged that swimming is a fantastic form of  all-round exercise, in terms of a full body workout it's about as good as it gets, plus it offers a safe environment for exercise with the water buoyancy providing assistance and protecting your joints from strain and pressure. It is also an effective way to release tension and stress, contributing to a general feeling of well being. Accessible to all ages and abilities, its never too late to enjoy the benefits and pleasure of swimming.

The Shaw way of swimming

Shaw Method is a unique way of swimming based on the Alexander Technique, transforming your experience of being in the water. Learn to swim with your spine and body in perfect alignment, and glide gracefully and efficiently through the water. Key benefits include:

  • Promotes freedom of movement
  • Brings confidence and quality to your swimming experience
  • Helps prevents strain and injury
  • Teaches greater body awareness