How can I teach breath holding?

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This is an important skill every parent must demonstrate starting to teach their child to swim at 2-18 months!  There are specific cues to use and visuals your child will see.  Use your bathtub and the time you bathe your child but before you soap them up. Do not tell your child to close their […]

How can I learn to float?

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I always say you float first and swim second.  Let the water work for you and not against you.  Recall how a hot dog is a piece of meat with no lungs and it still floats in a pan of water.  So unless you only have 6% body fat which I doubt – you can […]

How to teach yourself to float

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Before you can float you have to master breath holding for at least 15-20 seconds and stay relaxed.  A hot dog floats in water without lungs. Archimedes’ Physics Principle states that you are buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the water you displace.  If you expand your lungs more fully you displace more […]