Are you an adult beginner swimmer? One of the first things you’ll need to adjust to when starting out in the pool is submersion, or how to properly hold your breath underwater.
Many beginners who start swimming lessons subconsciously have ominous music – like the Jaws theme – playing in the back of their minds. It’s accompanied by a feeling of worry or fear, often for reasons they can’t quite pinpoint. Psychologists, Cooper, Hoffman & Powell have coined the term for this: shark music.
You’ve signed up and paid for swimming lessons. You’ve made the commitment, but now what? How can you make sure you get as much value as you can out of your time in the pool with us?
Sometimes swimming can feel like an overwhelming thing to learn as it may look complicated. You may look at other swimmers and think, “Wow, I have no idea how to look THAT good in the water!” The good news is, most swimming styles actually boil down to some simple, fundamental swim skills.
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