Did these exercises with Z from 9 months until 2. He HAD it - was jumping into the pool unassisted, was able to hold his breath and stroke/kick underwater. Then we sat out for a year. Now he is terrified of getting his face wet or jumping into the pool, and we are starting back at square one.
Steps For Teaching a Toddler To Swim - someone must've heard my prayers. Or been in our swimming lesson class.. -- they do baby swimming lessons, designed to help familiarise children with water which my kids will be going to