Definition: Shaw Method

The Shaw Method of Swimming was developed by Steven Shaw and is a way of swimming that incorporates the basic principles and concepts of the Alexander Technique.

Shaw, who is an Alexander Teacher, also runs a teacher training course for The Shaw Method. Shaw has produced some learning aids which can supplement lessons:  DVDs and a book which introduces the Alexander Technique and outlines the way it can be applied to swimming:

'Master the Art of Swimming. Raising your performance with the Alexander Technique'