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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There’s a second chance to acquire the undulating grace of Shaw Method fly in London on Saturday 13 September: Joe Detnon is leading a Butterfly workshop at the Laboratory Spa, Mill Hill. Let us s...
Norfolk workshops Steven Shaw is leading two workshops at Recreation Road School in Norwich: Front Crawl on Saturday 6 September and Butterfly on Sunday 7 September. It’s never too late to learn ...
Shaw Method Recruitment workshop on Sunday 19th October from 1pm to 5pm. This workshop is for people seriously interested in becoming a Shaw Method teacher and willing to commit to the training in the...
We have a whole range of three and six-week courses beginning in and September, at venues across London and in Letchworth. These courses cater to all levels of proficiency. Please visit our course...
Five-day holiday at Champneys Springs with Steven Shaw Steven Shaw will lead this six-day (five night) wellbeing break at Champneys Springs. Tuition begins at 11am on Sunday 23 November and conc...
Steven Shaw returns to Scotland Steven is delighted to be returning to Scotland in October. This time he'll be teaching 3 different strokes, Front crawl, Breaststroke and Butterfly in Aberdeen . The...