Effective, Safe and Fun Swimming with Bert Lozada Swim School

Swimming is the self-propulsion of a person through water, usually for recreation, sport, exercise, or survival, it is a great workout because you need to move your whole body against the resistance of the water. It keeps your heart rate up but takes some of the impact stress off your body. Regular swimming builds endurance, muscle strength and cardiovascular fitness simultaneously. It helps maintain a healthy weight, healthy heart and lungs. Although swimming is a low-impact workout, it produces high-power results. It is typically considered an aerobic exercise, but exercising in water also provides moderate resistance that improves balance, sleep and bone health.

Swimming is one of my favorite thing to do; as long as the water is just above my shoulder, I'll be fine floating and moving in the water. I self learn breast stroke, backstroke and butterfly stroke but I can stay long in the water since I easily get leg cramps and I'm having trouble keeping my breath. That's the difference when you're self-taught compared to actually enrolling yourself to a swim class. That's why when Bert Lozada Swim School invited Gerilen & jer sons for a Mom & Child Swim Date, we said yes in a heartbeat!



Did you know? Newborns are swimmers. This phenomenon of human babies is called
Infant swimming. It is the reflexive movement through water that changes their rate of respiration and heart rate in response to being submerged. The slowing of heart rate and breathing is called the bradycardic response. Unfortunately, this survival skill is forgotten easily so it is important to have proper swimming lessons. Swimming helps babies and toddlers improve coordination and balance. Due to baby's weight supported by water, the main focus is for them to maintain balance to float and in the long run, move towards their desired direction. Overall, swimming keeps heart and lungs healthy and strong.  Babies who swim have better balance even out of the water because swimming helps build muscles, increases stamina and aids in proper posture. All these benefits while enjoying!



Bert Lozada Swim School Programs


BABIES

My Baby and Me Program is for 6months to 3 years old.
An aquatic program designed to teach parents and children to be familiar with the water.
Parents are taught how to help their child to be confident and happy in the water, and encourage learning through fun activities.
This program will prepare infant/toddler physically, psychologically and socially for more structured
swimming lessons later in life.

LEVEL 1: Starfish
(Water Explorer) Age 6 - 12 months

A pre-swimming class with the parent in the water.

LEVEL 2: Puffers
(Water Familiar) Age 1 - 2.5 years

For children who are eager to participate with parent in the water.

LEVEL 3: GUPPIES
(Water Safety) Age 2.6 - 4 years

Teaches children to perform basic water safety.

LEVEL 4: Penguins
(Water Confident) Age 2.6 - 4 years

For children who are eager to participate with or without
parent in the water.

LEVEL 5: Seals
(Water Independent) Age 2.6 - 4 years

For children who are independent from parents and have more confidence in the water.

KIDS



4 years old and above.
This comprehensive program can teach an absolute beginner both survival skills and sound swimming skills in the four main swimming strokes.
The program graduates into 6 levels as the swimmer develops his/her skills and begin to enjoy the sport more competitively

LEVEL 1: Snapper 1
Age 4 years old and above

For children who are afraid of the water or little or no swimming experience.

LEVEL 2: Snapper 2
Age 4 to 6 years old

For children ready to work without the parent or caregiver and are developing 10m Survival Swim and 10m Dog Paddle.

LEVEL 3: JAMMER 1
Age 7 years old and above

For children who are developing 15m Survival Swim and 15m Basic Freestyle

LEVEL 4: JAMMER 2
Age 7 years old and above

For children who are developing 15m Backstroke and 15m Butterfly

LEVEL 5: JAMMER 3
Age 7 years old and above
For children who are developing 15m Breast Stroke and Advance freestyle mechanics



SWIM SQUAD

Age 5 years old and above.
A pre-competitive swim program with supervised coaching, open to individuals who can swim all four strokes (freestyle, butterfly, breaststroke, backstroke).



ADULTS

16 to 85 years old.
Proper breathing techniques and stroke correction for adults with or without any background in swimming.

INTRO TO SWIM

Teaches comfort in the water, confidence, and being in control: the ability to be yourself in water,
whether it's shallow or deep, pool, lake, or ocean. Being able to rely on yourself—not on the bottom
or the side of the pool—for your safety. shallow or deep, pool, lake, or ocean. If you’re afraid or not
comfortable in the water, this is the perfect program for you!

BASIC

Teaches fundamental skills like floating, arm & leg action and breathing in a stress-free,
encouraging atmosphere.  Focuses on survival stroke and freestyle.

ADVANCE 1

Stroke drills and expert coaching allow you to develop perfect technique in breaststroke and backstroke.

ADVANCE 2

Stroke drills and expert coaching allow you to develop perfect technique in advance freestyle and butterfly.

POWER SWIM   

Teaches racing technique and preparation to athletes of all levels. Through specially designed
workouts and proper stroke management, students will be able to swim faster with efficient
technique. The program’s goal is to help you achieve a lifetime of swimming improvement.

POWER TRI

This program is made for triathletes, starting or developing, to help them start, enjoy and finish
their race. Program includes proper techniques in running, cycling, swimming, transitions, race
strategies and nutrition.



WHY Bert Lozada Swim School (BLSS)
Bert Lozada Swim School Facts

Tried and Tested since 1956

Fun and Safe Swimming

FUN Swimming activities using SAFE swim gear/equipment/paraphernalia

BLSS Awards

1st Place Best Swim School Picture 2009

by United States Swim School Conference

2005 Best Swim School

by Philippine Marketing Association

Swimming is close to you

BLSS has over 70 venues nationwide

Learning requires no age

With program from all ages

Swim as early as 6 months old – 85 years old

Highly Skilled Coaches

BLSS Master Coaches undergo comprehensive formal training courses and seminars abroad. These acquired techniques are constantly updated, adapted and passed on to the entire BLSS Member-Coaches

International Affiliates

United States Swim School Association

World Swimming Coaches Association

World Aquatic Babies and Children Network

World Aquatic Babies Congress

Aquatic Achievers Swim Schools

Miracle Swimming For Adults



Local Affiliates

Philippine Medical Association

Triathlon Association of the Philippines

BLSS Offers PE/ Varsity

BLSS can provide and implement to all grade/year levels a curriculum for PE or Varsity Sports Program that integrate effective traditional insights with the latest sports science.

BLSS Produces, trains, and mentors powerful Swim Teams who compete in local, regional, national a
Swimming is an important life sjj that should be learn as early as possible. Safe swimming lessons are important as it teaches swimming techniques while building our self confidence and independence in the water.

Swimming is an important life skill that should be learn as early as possible. Safe swimming lessons are important as it teaches swimming techniques while building our self confidence and independence in the water.

Thank you for having us, #Bert Lozada Swim School!

Thank you to the following sponsors:
ACE Water Spa
Speedo
Dermplus
Toy Kingdom

DISCLAIMER: Cameras and other photo taking devices are not allowed in the shower/pool area, except for this special blogging event.

Remember what Dory said? Just keep swimming, just keep swimming.. just keep swimming, swimming.. what do we do? We swim! 🏊‍♀️

And swim confidently with BLSS! Learn effectively, safe and fun!

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