School established in 2015. Swim Lessons Hawaii was born when Founder Oleksii Savenko realized the demand for quality swim instruction after teaching swim lessons at a local swim club in the summer of 2009. He became increasingly busy with customers, and his business grew steadily throughout the summer. In the summer of 2011, Oleksii decided to teach swim lessons at a nearby country club. Oleksii, again, realized the great need for quality swim instruction as he regularly accumulated a waiting list and his clientele grew to record-breaking numbers for the club by the end of summer. So, with the help of his wife, Xiao Yi Managing Member of Swim Lessons Hawaii School, they began researching the swim industry in early 2013. They traveled the country learning from other swim school owners, traveled to several swim school conferences and began a two-year development of their business plan. Today, Swim Lessons Hawaii a rapidly growing company, serving as the largest mobile swim school in Hawaii state. Swim Lessons Hawaii provides swimming lessons for infants, children, teens, and adults who want to learn how to swim. Lessons are provided at client-selected homes and community pools. Since 2015, we have been empowering others with life-saving skills and teaching them how to build physical strength, confidence, and water skills, using a unique program for professional athletes.“Total life Swimming” is a program developed by a pro-swimmer and tested by the U.S. Navy SEALs. We provide personalized one-on-one lessons at-home swim lessons for people of all ages and abilities by bringing elite swim instructors to the pool of your choice. Our swim lessons can start as early as 6 months of age through adults, with ensured success for swimmers 3 years old and older. Also, our individualized focus helps students with their specific goals and needs. Swim Lessons Hawaii's instructors are top-notched and highly trained to help students improve or master their swimming skills. Our instructors are CPR and First Aid certified. We are so confident that our lessons will consistently provide you with the best learn-to-swim experience, that our lessons are back by a guarantee. Swim Lessons Hawaii is committed to exceeding the needs and expectations of all our parents and children. We are so confident that our program Total life Swimming will consistently provide you with THE BEST LEARN-TO-SWIM EXPERIENCE POSSIBLE, we back that up with our guarantee. OUR GOAL is to teach 1,000,000 people how to swim. We are steadily reaching our goal with 1001 thus far.
TRAINING OUR FOUNDER
Oleksii Savenko Founder of the school, winner of Ukraine and international competitions, the author of the “Total life Swimming” training methodology for swimming, leading YouTube channel about swimming. Oleksii is an experienced swim teacher, coach, and mentor bringing 15 + years of coaching and teaching swimming to Oahu. Oleksii is a third-generation Ukrainian and grew up in USSR. He competed as an elite swimmer in Ukraine national team (school of Olympic reserve )during 2000-2005. Oleksii represented Ukraine in International competitions in the 100, 200 fly and 200, 400, 800 freestyles. He was the youngest Ukrainian athlete selected to the "A" training group. In June 2015, looking for a pool from which to teach, good luck was on his side when he met John Dunbar - a U.S. Navy SEAL and Ironman triathlete and founder of Ironman. John offered Oleksii the chance to train masters swimmers and triathletes at the incredible Aqua Building pools (in Maui ). That was the beginning of his swim school, Swim lessons in Hawaii. Oleksii has over two decades of competitive swimming experience under top coaches. Using all his experience, Oleksii has developed a progressive and proven curriculum that is custom-tailored to fit a swimmer's needs. Total life swimming is distinct as a swimming method due to the combination of principles including the body's physical movement through the water, teaching methods focused on how the brain acquires new information about motor skills, and an approach to the practice of movement which many find similar to the practice of yoga or Tàijí quán.
“Total life Swimming “ author’s swimming training technique developed by OleksiiSavenko. In 2015 Oleksii Savenko developed a unique program for professional athletes to increase their endurance and speed in swimming in the short period Total life Swimming (TLS) is a method of swimming instruction, developed by Oleksii, an American swimming coach. Its primary focus is to teach swimmers to move through the water efficiently. By conserving energy and focusing on balance and streamlining in the water, any energy used for propulsion becomes much more effective. Basic principles of teaching include the sustainability of effort, drag reduction, vessel shaping, and full-body swimming. “Total life Swimming”: The Revolutionary Way to Swim Better, Faster and Easier,” with this program you can build a great physique combining gym and pool workouts. Also training at the gym while being a professional swimmer can have a giant impact on your speed endurance in the water Generally, we would work on your stroke technique by breaking down movement into progressive drills and then putting it back together over repeated distances in a pool. Oleksii will also help you develop a program so that you can use on your own between the lessons. This may include an endurance component with gradually increasing volume that would help you transition your skills into open water. Using all his experience, Oleksii has developed a progressive and proven curriculum that is custom-tailored to fit a swimmer's needs. His teaching emphasized efficiency in the water through balance, streamlining, drag reduction and energy conservation. He targeted master swimmers and triathletes, stressing the benefits of finishing the swimming leg of competition with a low heart rate. Many coaches of age group, collegiate and elite swimmers adopted his approach. “His teaching methods opened up a whole new world to runners and cyclists who wanted to become triathletes,” Our program is designed to improve core body strength while challenging the large muscle groups, which are prime movers in the pool. The large muscle groups are the chest, back, and legs. That’s what we are going to work on the most. Abdominal work, pull-ups, pushups, jumping, and other leg exercises are the foundation of this exercise program. I am here to help you to get a significant improvement in the shortest possible time. We will build an aesthetic healthy look and improve your swimming skills. “Total life Swimming” Has certification in the United States of America. The methodology includes the canons of the classical Olympic swim school training and the American special system training program for U.S. Navy SEAL, as well as copyright developments that have allowed to teach today swim, 1000 people. Target audience Total life Swimming (TLS) is a popular swimming technique with adult learners and triathletes because of its systematic progression of skills. This approach can be beneficial to entry-level adult swimmers, triathletes, distance swimmers, and those who swim for exercise and health. The focus on efficiency and stroke length can be applied to swimming in competition as well.
Swim Lessons Hawaii's instructors are dedicated and passionate. We conveniently bring swim instructors to you. In 12 lessons, children and adults will learn basic swimming techniques. All of our Coaches are USA Swimming Certified Members and are the only people authorized by USA Swimming to train your swimmer. Coaches must maintain certification in CPR, Safety Training for Swim Coaches, complete athlete protection & prevention of abuse in sports training, coaching foundation education, and background screening requirements. Some are also members of the American Swim Coaches Association, which requires completion of additional continuing education for certification.
Today we are a rapidly growing company, serving as the largest mobile swim school in Hawaii. Our lessons are WHEREVER YOU WANT. We will teach you in any pool - whether it is in your home pool, a community pool, fitness center pool, or hotel pool - to ensure you have the best possible swim lesson experience.
We are so confident that our program will provide you with the best learn-to-swim experience possible, we back that up with our guarantee. We guarantee that you or your child (aged three or older) will be able to swim across the pool after completing a minimum of 12 Private Lessons. We will give you up to 3 more lessons at no additional cost if for some reason it takes longer in reaching this goal. Why is our learn-to-swim in 3 weeks guarantee so important? * From 2005-2014, there was an average of 3,536 fatal unintentional drownings (non-boating related) annually in the United States — about 10 deaths per day. * About 1 in 5 people who die from drowning are children 14 and younger. * For every child who dies from drowning, another five receive emergency department care for nonfatal submersion injuries. * More than 50% of drowning victims treated in emergency departments require hospitalization or transfer for further care (compared with a hospitalization rate of about 6% for all unintentional injuries). * These nonfatal drowning injuries can cause severe brain damage that may result in long-term disabilities such as memory problems, learning disabilities, and permanent loss of basic functioning (e.g. permanent vegetative state). Swim Lessons Hawaii provides swimming lessons for infants, children, and adults to learn to swim at client-selected homes and community pools. Since 2015, we have been empowering others with self-saving skills and teaching them how to build physical strength, confidence, and water skills. We provide personalized one-on-one at-home swim lessons for people of all ages and abilities by bringing elite swim instructors to the pool of your choice. Our swim lessons can start as early as 6 months of age through adults, with ensured success for swimmers 3 and older. In addition, our individualized focus helps students with their specific goals and needs. Swim Lessons Hawaii's instructors are top-notched and highly trained to help students' improve or master their swimming skills. Our instructors are CPR and First Aid certified. We are so confident that our lessons will consistently provide you with the best learn-to-swim experience, that our lessons are back by a guarantee. Swim Lessons Hawaii is committed to exceeding the needs and expectations of all our parents and children. We are so confident that our program will consistently provide you with THE BEST LEARN-TO-SWIM EXPERIENCE POSSIBLE, we back that up with our guarantee.