Art of Swimming and Shaw Method are regularly featured in the national and international press. Here are our picks of the best pieces to date:

Swimming lessons: the Shaw Method

August 2014

Womens Fitness , Make over your swim, Read the Article here...

September 2013

The Guardian's Johanna Derry confronts her fear of water with Steven Shaw and, for the first time, feels that swimming might be an achievable goal for her. Read the article here ...

I believe I can butterfly
August 2013

Sam Murphy learns Shaw Method butterfly with Steven Shaw and writes about her experience in The GuardianRead the article here ...

Spa Doctor treats Fear of Swimming
April 2013

Reluctant swimmer Jini Reddy tries Shaw Method lessons with Steven Shaw. Report in the Mail on Sunday. Read the article here ...

Alexander Technique for Swimming
February 2013

The Spark's Beccy Golding has a lesson with Art of Swimming's Paul Rothery. Download the article here ...

Learn to swim without fear
January 2013

Shaw Method teacher Stephanie Dutton writes about teaching adult novices with skill, empathy and humour. Read the article here ...

My resolution for 2013 is to conquer my greatest fear ... and you'll never guess what it is
December 2012

Daily Mail columnist Melanie Phillips describes how she is overcoming her water phobia, with a little help from Steven Shaw. Read the article here ...

In the Pool with Maria
October 2012

Singapore-based Shaw Method teacher Maria Hussain is interviewed by Verne Maree of Expat Living. Maria also treats Verne to a breaststroke lesson. Read the article here ...

The life aquatic
1 October 2011

Ruth Walker from Scotland on Sunday extols the virtues of learning to swim more competently, the Shaw Method way. Read more ...

In the swim to ease neck and back pain
26 April 2011

Simon Edge from The Daily Express took some lessons with Steven Shaw to improve his performance in front crawl. He soon started to reap the benefits. Read more ...

Sink or Swim in Marrakech
8 January 2011

Sarfraz Manzoor of The Guardian went to Marrakech with Art of Swimming in November 2010. Here he talks about how he began to conquer his fear of water on the Shaw Method holiday. Read more ...

Different Strokes
19 August 2010

Susan Adams from Forbes Magazine met Steven Shaw to discuss how Shaw Method could improve her swimming. After one private lesson she was convinced. Read more ...

Master the art of swimming to beat joint pain
11 January 2010

Helen Birch (pictured above) from The Daily Telegraph took lessons with Steven Shaw. She describes the classes and explains how Shaw Method swimming will help the osteoarthritis in her knees. Read more ...

In at the deep end
31 August 2008

The Observer's Mark Collings describes how he tackled his water phobia on an Art of Swimming holiday in Sicily. Read more ...

Are you swimming right?
30 July 2008

Sam Murphy of The Guardian talked to Steven Shaw and former world champion swimmer Karen Pickering about how to swim breaststroke with ease. Read more ...

Shaw Method swimming: grace, poise and no noise
25 August 2006

Andrew Sheilds from Time Out provides his appraisal of Shaw Method following an interview with Steven Shaw. Read more ...

Relax then take the plunge
23 July 2004

Barbara Lantin of The Daily Telegraph talked to Steven Shaw and Ian Cross about how Shaw Method can help non-swimmers overcome their fear of the water. Read more ...

Strokes of genius
17 February 2002

Peter Silverton from The Observer on how swimming with poor technique can do more harm than good. He talked to Steven Shaw about how Shaw Method can help, and had a couple of sessions in the pool. Read more ...

Smoothly does it 
22 August 2000

Veronique Mistiaen of The Guardian talked to Shaw Method pupils and Steven Shaw about learning to swim efficiently. Read more ...

Different Strokes
9 July 2000

Veronique Mistiaen of The Chicago Tribune gives her introduction to Shaw Method. Read more ...

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