posted by admin on Aug 19
Fear of water is very common. Many people develop this fear because their caretakers or friends were afraid of water and unnecessarily instilled this fear in them. Other people fear water because of a negative experience they had as children. The best way to alleviate your fear of water is to learn how to swim.
Knowing how to swim can save you from many dangerous water situations. You will not have to be afraid to sit near a swimming pool if you know how to Read the rest of this entry »
posted by admin on Aug 18
Swimming is a very fun sport to invest time in. There are many fun aspects of swimming for a team. If you are good enough at it there is always room for new contestants in the Olympics!
When starting out on a swim team there are many things you will learn. First you will start with basic things like the doggy paddle. After you are a professional at being able to swim and float, you will then learn how to Read the rest of this entry »
posted by admin on Aug 14
When trying to teach your child to swim, it is important that you don’t scare the child while in the water. The child needs to feel comfortable and at ease. Should he be afraid of the water, he is going to less likely be relaxed which will make it easier for him to swim. You need to start off slow and not just throw your child into the water, don’t make him put his face under water if he is not comfortable doing so.
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posted by admin on Aug 10
Swimming utilizes a uniform which can be tailored to directly affect the performance of the athlete. Much like different football pads are worn by football players depending on position, or the aerodynamics of a competitive bikers helmet and cycle affect the athlete’s ergonomics, the kind of swimwear a swimmer chooses to race in has a direct correlation to their performance in the water.
As time records continue to be broken in the swimming world year after year, while swimwear continues to Read the rest of this entry »
posted by admin on Aug 7
How is ocean swimming different from pool swimming? In the ocean the water can be very choppy and it can be very windy because you are in an open space. The wind alone will make swimming harder for you. The salty sea water will make it easier for you to float but then again, many pools are switching over to salt water. In the ocean you wonâ€™t know where your marks are to stop swimming if you Read the rest of this entry »