Halliwick Foundation Course:
This is the basic course in the Halliwick Concept consisting
4-days training (or
its equivalent in hours) and includes both theory and pool work.
Most courses are held over 2 weekends,
but it is possible to run courses
over a block of 4-day or over a series of evenings, if lecturers are available.
of the Days 1 & 2 of training is to enable instructors to have a knowledge of and practice a concept of
of all ages with special needs to be as competent
and independent as possible in the water.
The aim of the Days 3 & 4 of training is to consolidate knowledge and practice
gained over the first 2-days and to devise, plan and record
groups and games to promote swimmer's progress.
For therapists in paediatric neurological rehabilitation -
for attending any of the Advanced Courses is that you
need to have attended a Halliwick Foundation Course.
Course -The aim of this course is to prepare instructors
to teach the pool work
of the Halliwick Concept to potential helpers/instructors, and to
lead group sessions competently
on a course
with an IHA Recognised Lecturer) or
at club sessions.
The aim of this course
is to enable therapists to use the Halliwick Concept specifically in
the context of therapy for children
with neuro-developmental difficulties.
Supplementary Courses -
there are also a number of
other courses that are being developed to support those working with
different client groups. Keep looking at this website for
In addition to the training courses outlined above, we can offer
speakers to give introductory talks and pool demonstrations, or to
show a video, as a taster for a full course.
of the speaker must be covered plus their lecturing fee and a
registration fee of £150.00.
For further details