Floating Leaf Swimming

Floating Leaf Swimming

5.0 (5)
1 employee
2 years in business

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Mahwah, NJ 07430
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5.0

  • Laura Veldkamp

    Matt is knowledgeable, encouraging, and a good communicator. My kids' skills improved, he got them to work hard and they enjoyed it.

  • Tierney Cronin

    Matt was friendly, interactive, and a natural teacher!

  • Julie Alcorn

    Matt is a natural with a wide age range of kids both in and out of the water. My 4 year old learned how to swim under Matt’s care and attention and he got my 2 year old son very comfortable in the water as well! I highly recommend Matt for swimming instruction but be forewarned- your kiddos may not want to leave the pool!! Matt has a calm and relaxed demeanor which kids gravitate towards. Don’t hesitate to book Matt for swimming instructions!

  • Aarti Agarwal

    Matt is helping me and my husband learn swimming. He is an excellent trainer, very punctual and always flexible with our schedule. We both feel we have progressed well ever since we started taking lessons from Matt. He keeps us motivated and interested in learning new things. We highly recommend Matt!


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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Finding each students desires and needs as to what they want to accomplish in the water.I teach swimmers at all experience levels and age is not an issue. My find focus is what your looking to accomplish in the water.


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

-USA certified swim coach certification 

-Lifeguard certification 

-Current swim instructor for a swim school.

-High School Varisty Swimming 4 years

-High School Ist Team All County swimmer

-High School All-State swimmer

-High School All American

-Recieved scholarship to Fordham University for swimming.

-Over 10 years experience as a swim instructor 


Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

$30 per half hour(package deal included)


How did you get started teaching?

I have competively swam most of my life, gaining a passion for it. I began teaching youth clinics with my club swim team for kids and now through  a swim school as one of their swim instructors.


What types of students have you worked with?

Students of all ages. There is no student I wouldn't be able to work with what they're looking to achieve.


Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Teaching a couple to swim on their own for the first time. Gaining childrens' confidence who are more hesitant of the water to the point they no longer fear but enjoy the water.


What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Find out what is your looking to accomplish. There are a multitude of components when it comes to swimming. One step at a time is the best way.


What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

Think about what you can a cannot do and access a plan of your top goals so we can work closer as to what your looking to accomplish.


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