Welcome to Art of Swimming

Hi, I'm Steven Shaw, welcome to the Art of Swimming website where you'll find all about how you can learn to swim using Shaw Method.

Whether you're a beginner, or a swimmer wishing to learn front crawl, backstroke,
breaststroke or butterfly, or improve your existing strokes, we have tuition to suit you.
We offer Shaw Method private lessons, group classes and swimming holidays
all tailored to your requirements. We offer adult swim lessons for everyone
from non-swimmers to triathletes, and children's classes and baby swimming too.

You'll also find lots of information about us, our team, where we teach
in the UK, and Shaw Method tuition around the world. Find tuition
near you by using blue box above, or see our Coming up section.
If you need any help call us on +44 (0)20 8446 9442

Shaw Method has given me the chance to become someone I thought I'd never be: a good swimmer who enjoys the thrill of getting even better with every

Tehmina Boman
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Autumn Tuition Stop for a half day workshop Maciek Sikora will be enabling swimmers to develop their front crawl in a half-day Front Crawl Follow-up Workshop on Sunday 9 November (10.15-13.30) at Nu...
NEW COURSE! The Art of Swimming Out of your Depth Learn confidence and ease in deep water with Imelda Lowney Beginning Saturday 8 November 16.00-17.00 At St Joseph's college, Beulah Hill, London, SE...
Six Week Courses Offer Find your feet in the water with our six-week courses. Book any six-week course in October and receive a £15 discount. Click here for a full list of options and access to o...
In My Element – WIN A WORKSHOP!   We’d like you to send us a photo illustrating being ‘in your ...