A Guide to Swimming – Swimming Lessons
Simple Skills that will help you feel confident in the water
Do not be afraid! how to swim, Swimming Lessons Many avoid attempts to learn how to swim because of fear of drowning. Of course, this happens, but in most cases, due to non-compliance with safety regulations.
- Breathe in sufficient air, and adopt different poses in the water.
- You’ll feel how the water itself lifts you to the surface.
Learning to breathe While Swimming
- Breathe in through your mouth when above the water; Breathe out through your nose or your mouth. try to breathe in a rhythm.
- It’s also important to learn how to hold your breath.
Making Friends with the water
Lie back on the water’s surface spread out your arms to your sides and relax for learn to swim
Try lying on your front and on your back. Get a feel for how the water supports you and you can better way learn how to swim feel with water.
The secret: relax through concentration for learn how to swim
Learning to use your legs
Stretch out your arms, and grab hold of the side of the pool or a swimming board. Move one leg up and down, then repeat with the other.
Only slightly Bend your legs, trying to stretch out your feet. Move only your hips.
Hold on to a swimming board with your hands. Spread your legs outward and back in different directions, Bending your knees, and push forward
This is similar to the movement of frogs
Learning to use your arms
If you can confidently and rhythmically use your legs, You’re now ready to use your arms.
- On your back: start working your legs using the crawl method.
- Place your arms alongside your torso, and begin to lift them over the water, making half-circles in the air and stretching back your head as much as possible.
- As they go under the water, your arms should draw half-circles at the level of your body and return to the starting position.
- your hands should be stretched out and you should paddle in sequence.
- On your Front: With your arms in front, paddle using one after the other.
- Pass your arms under the water in half-circular motions, returning to the starting position. Then paddle with the other arm
- Breathe in when your arm rises into the air, turning your head in its direction
Important: coordinate the movements of yours arms and legs.
- When pushing forward with your legs, stretch your arms forward like an arrow.
- Now spread your arms out simultaneously in a symmetrical half-circular motion, Bring them together at your breastbone and then moving them back to the stating position.
Important: when you spread your arms out, lift your head above the water and draw in air. You can also swim with your head always raised.
- If you’re swimming confidently, you can now learn to tread water vertically. For this you need to move your legs as with breaststroke, dragging the water under you.
- Spread your arms out to your sides, and make circular motions with them.
You can also tuck in your outstretched legs and imitate riding a bike, with your arms bent at the elbows and moving in circular motions away from your body.
Learn how to swim underwater
Push off the floor, and dive under the water from where you’re standing.
Place your arms in front of you, forming an arrow shape. Pull your chin down toward your chest without touching it. Push forward slightly toward a point in front of you.
When in the water, you can use the arm movements from the breaststroke pushing forward every time you stretch them out.
Move one leg at a time in sequence, as with breaststroke and crawl, or move like a dolphin in waves.
Wavelike movements are easy to do using flippers.
Best practice you can learn to swim quickly
Enjoy your swim!
Safety Comes first!
- If you experience pain, dizziness, or cramping, get out of the water immediately.
- Don’t swim if you’ve consumed alcohol.
- Diving from a pier is dangerous
- on well-maintained sandy beaches.
- where there are no strong currents.
- where the water is regularly checked
- Never swim alone . Even if you are an experienced swimmer, plunge into the water, only if there are nearby people who can save you, or go swimming with a partner.
– Based on materials BrightSide.me with Illustrated by Zhanna Bulankova