Delphin Arm Discs 6 pack, or as we call them in our swim lessons, ‘magic muscles’ is a best-selling swimming aid for children. The brightly coloured red, green and yellow discs are made from solid foam. There is no need to inflate them making it a very easy to use swimming aid , which is extremely durable and hardwearing. The discs feature an elastic cuff which is offset from the centre of the disk and is 90mm wide . The child simply places their arm through the hole and pushes up to their upper arm around the bicep to armpit area. The discs provide a comfortable snug fit but the foam material is flexible and will adapt to the arms of a child when worn. Children normally feel very comfortable when wearing the discs as they do not pinch the skin. Additionally, each disc is very light.
We have found that children are very happy to use the arm discs and are able to move about the pool on their fronts and backs freely with ease and flexibility . As your child gains in confidence and buoyancy in the water, the quantity of arm discs can be reduced . The off-centre position of the armhole means that the child’s head is clear of the water, and their position in the water is much more horizontal than with inflatable swimming aids. This way, children are practising their kicking and paddling in the correct position from the start and allowing the muscles they will later need to stay afloat when swimming, to strengthen .
We sell the Delphin Discs as a set of 6 for £24.99 which we recommend as a starter pack for complete beginners as they will usually need 3 discs on each arm to provide a sufficient level of buoyancy . We do also sell the these as individual discs if required for £5.50 , however, they are designed to be worn in pairs and need equal amounts of discs on each arm.
(Beginners recommended to have 6 discs, 3 per arm)