Eva Kiedroňová Czech Republic

4.10.2014 3.30 p.m. - 4.00 p.m.

The development of basic swimming skills and movements of children from birth to 3 years in accordance with their needs, psychomotoric development and correct handling by Eva Kiedroňová

Goal of lecture

The aim of the lecture is to challenge all instuctors of infants swimming all over the world to teach the parents at first how to understand of children´s needs and possibilities of psychomotoric developments, after that to learn themselves the right manipulation with children, set up and follow steady daily routine and rituals, where they integrate daily bathing connected with swimming from birth.

Content of lecture

The content of the lecture is to approximate the needs of child, his possibilities of psychomotoric development and meaning of right manipulation and stimulation in the most important period of children´s life, from the birth to one year, when they going through the complex development. The lecture will take place through the presentation in Power point and by the film.

5.10.2014 12.30 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.

A sample swimming lessons for parents with children of 3-6 months and 6-12 months of the age

Goal of lecture

The aim of the lecture is to introduce the ideal place, form and content of swimming lessons for parents with children progressively from birth to one year by the fun and educational form at the same time. The parents will learn not just how to swimm with their children but how to communicate and stimulate them to their ideal psychomotoric developement.

Content of lecture

The content of the lecture is demonstration of the ideal place, content and way of swimming lessons for parents with newborns and babies up to 3 months, than with babies from 3 to 6 months and at the end from 6 months to 1 year, by pleasant, nice and interesting way but also by educational, challenging and inspiring way on the other side.


The Secondary Medical School in the field of pediatric nurse in Nový Jičín.

Three point lifting frame studies of the physiotherapist in Ostrava.

Adapted Physical Education at the Palacky University in Olomouc.

Company and working position

The Czech Association Of Instructors Of Psychomotor Activities For Infants, Toddlers And Preschoolers, o.s. (ČAIPA) as President.

Baby Club Kenny, Ltd. as Director.

Institute of Education by Eva Kiedroňová, o.s. as Representative


In 1985 she started her activities for infants and toddlers swimming in Trinec in the baths and sauna´s pool on her own.

Later she introduced counseling of psychomotor development of the child and started regular training of instructors from all over the country.

She has written extensive methodological notes, that she used to send throughout the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

With a team of instructors she has expanded her business to more than 45 centers throughout the country.

In 1991 she has released a methodological publication and film "Jak se rodí vodníčci."

Later initiated courses for pregnant women (swimming, exercises, relaxations, massages, manipulation trainings and child care).

In 1993 she participated in the International Conference of swimming of infants and toddlers

in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where her methodology had a huge success.

In 2004 she published a book and made ​​the film "Něžná náruč rodičů."

Same year and under the same name she introduced an extensive program for parents and professionals.

A year later she has founded the company "Přístav dětství, o.s.".

In 2007 she implemented a large project "Family swimming", founded the educational system of instructors and also created new methodological materials "Step by step", as well as methodological movies that have become a great tool for instructors in the Czech and Slovak Republic.

In 2008 she lectured in programs for expecting parents and parents with children, in 18 locations throughout the country.

A year later, followed up an exclusive cooperation with company „Baby Signs“ and introduced sign language to the program of „Baby club Kenny“.

After 2010 she published "Rozvíjej se děťátko."

Later she initiated desired attractive internet counseling and released a new publication entitled "Jak se rodí vodníčci - část 1" and expand the popular classes "Něžná náruč rodičů“ abroad.

In 2013 she participated in an international congress in Linz, Austria.

Currently she is filming the entire set of training online courses called "Happy Baby".

Výsledky činnosti

She is an author of a comprehensive methodology for child care that promotes quality development of the child in accordance with their needs and psychomotor development.

Thanks to programs of a comprehensive network of Baby Clubs Kenny she passed nearly 30 years of experience to the parents of the youngest children throughout the country.

Through the Institute of Education by Eva Kiedroňová she trains new instructors from the Czech Republic and abroad.

She has written her experience in publications Něžná náruč rodičů“, „Rozvíjej se, děťátko…“ či „Jak se rodí vodníčci“. She published methodological materials and films „Krok po kroku“ and now she is filming

Internet set of training courses „Šťastné dítě“.

She is a regular Tv show guest on Czech Television „Sama doma“.

She is the author of favorite Internet training courses under the name „Šťastné dítě“.

In the same year she became a regular guest of the very popular Tv show "Sama doma", watched with great interest by the parents with small children. Her hosting continues today.

Záliby a koníčky

Her work is her biggest hobby.

She likes watching the causes and consequences of parental behavior to children on the children's reactions.

She likes to invent new programs and approaches of parents with small children.

With love she takes care of her home, garden, family and beloved granddaughter Kristýnka.