Taking The Plunge - Learning To Swim As An Adult

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An exploration of what stops people from learning to swim. From a fear of water to cultural and social reasons.

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Title: Episode 1: Taking The Plunge - Learning To Swim As An Adult

Episode 5: Taking The Plunge, Learning To Swim As An Adult

July 30th, 2016

I have started to learn to swim at the age of 47 and this is a series exploring my early lessons and challenges. On this episode we hear from a singer… Go to Episode

Episode 4: Taking The Plunge, Learning To Swim As An Adult

June 25th, 2016

On this episode I continue my lessons in the presence of a former Olympic swimmer. Duncan Goodhew attends Hillingdon Sports Centre to see how I am doing.… Go to Episode

Episode 3: Taking The Plunge - Learning To Swim As An Adult

May 20th, 2016

On episode 3, I continue my lessons, moving away from using the floats and at the very early stages of developing a swimming stroke. We hear from Fusion… Go to Episode

Episode 2: Taking The Plunge, Learning To Swim As An Adult

April 30th, 2016

This is episode two of my learning to swim podcast. After 46 years I have decided to try and overcome my fear of water and learn to swim. You can track… Go to Episode