The Swim Whisperer
The Swim Whisperer

The Swim Whisperer

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Introduction: I save lives, help people overcome fears and build confidence. I have been a swim coach for 15 years and am truly blessed that my career is my passion!

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Beth A.

Private Swim Lessons

Kristi is 100%...a Swim Whisperer. My 9 year old son just finished up his first lesson and it was a truly amazing experience. My son loves the water but has never been able to go underwater with out plugging his nose and could barely tread water. This has been a growing safety concern of mine and with each year it becomes a confidence issue for him. He has had swim lessons ever year since he was 3 and no one has been able to gain his trust and find the right way to get through to him - but Kristi had him going under water without holding his nose in less than 10 minutes. Wish I had discovered her long ago.
Mar 25, 2021

Private Swim Lessons

Amazing, amazing, amazing! No wonder she's called the Swim Whisperer! Kristi goes above and beyond to help my son learn how to swim. My son has special needs and Kristi is so patient and accommodating. She makes sure to review skills previously learned and approaches each new skill one chuck at a time until it's mastered. She has a special knack to get him to do things I would have never imagined him doing. He was so incredibly scared of going into the deep end, but Kristi had him there on the 3rd visit! And now he is so comfortable swimming in the deep end. She builds trust and rapport with her client in such little time. You will learn how to swim in no time. Highly recommend!
Dec 14, 2020
Joseph H.

Private Swim Lessons

Absolutely recommend The Swim Whisperer for swimming lessons. Her ability to quickly diagnose problem areas and teach the techniques and adjustments needed to swim better is impressive. She was also fun to work with.
Dec 8, 2020
Ramona M.

Private Swim Lessons

When i talked to Kristi over the phone she told me that I'll be able to swim in 1 hr. I was skeptical, I'm not going to lie. That being said, i just had my 1st 1hr class on Friday and let me tell you by the end of the class i was swimming. She promised and she delivered. She's an amazing teacher, very knowledgeable, very patient and her technique is gold. I absolutely recommend her. Thank you Kristi
Oct 11, 2020
Jeanine F.

Private Swim Lessons

Ms Kristi exceeded our expectations x10. From lesson one she was able to get our little 4 year old to put her head under water and dive for mermaids within 30 min. After only five lessons my daughter has gone from zero ability to swim to being able to swim better than me. The investment is priceless, but having the peace of mind knowing she is safe in and around a pool is what makes a parent like me sleep better at night. I couldn’t be happier with our decision to hire a personal swim instructor wouldn’t recommend anyone other than her. Thank you to Ms Kristi for giving our daughter one of the most important skills of her life.
Sep 1, 2020
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Kristi Battaglia


  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    Please feel free to contact me about pricing information!

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    I find out where the client is physically and mentally before we start. What their goals are, their prior experiences, any fears associated with the water and any special needs. I make everyone I work with feel extremely comfortable sharing with me. I have the ability to be at the level the person I am working with is at, regardless of their age or circumstance.

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

    I have a BS in Social Work and am a certified Life Coach. I am a certified Water Safety Instructor through American Red Cross. I also have experience in Aqua Therapy and Rehab through ATRI and Aqua Fitness. CPR/AED training.

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