One to one, two to one or group lessons?
There are many worries for a parent when seeking swimming lessons – will my child(ren) be upset, what if they do not like the teacher…! A key dynamic to seeking lessons is whether to have a group, one to one or two to one lesson type.
The answer is multifaceted, however here are a few points to consider (for and against) each session. Please note, these are generic points, what may be listed as a con here may be a pro for you – vice versa.
One to one lessons
- Attention is completely focussed on the one swimmers
- Progression tends to be quicker
- Can be used as a short term fast track if a swimmer has in groups.
- Costly – you are paying for the exclusivity
- Do not have a social side with other children
- Makes games / fun learning different without other swimmers to join in