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Dear Ken

Which would be the perfect time for my child to learn Swimming ?

My Baby Son is 2 years, 6 months old.

I will enroll him to the nearest Swimming Club as per your guidance.

Generally, what would be the ideal time to learn Swimming ?

Awaiting your reply,

Thanks & Regards,
Prashant S Akerkar

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I don't know your child, so can't give you accurate advice.  It's usually best to wait until 4 - 6 years of age according to most specialists. Sure, some children may be able to start earlier, but there's a higher risk of accidents/drownings the younger a child is.
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To build a strong body, build a strong body of knowledge. Exercise workouts, training programs, classes, program design, workout music, motivation. Cardio, strength, flexibility.

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AeroBeat.com, the first fitness music company. Program design/choreography, 7 Richard Simmons videos. Co-star, 4 Time-Life Medical exercise videos. Chapter author: "Physical Activity Instruction of Older Adults" (Human Kinetics), "Fitness Theory and Practice" (AFAA), "Fitness for Travelers" (ACE). Lecturer, California State University, Fullerton California, Department of Kinesiology.

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ACE, ACSM, AFAA, IDEA, NSCA, CAHPERD

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Men's Fitness, Men's Health, Men's Journal, Shape, Weight Watchers, O, Self...

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Certifications: ACE, ACSM, AFAA.

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IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year

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Previous clients... Jodi Foster, Priscilla Presley, Barbra Streisand, Sylvester Stallone...

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