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 […]

Learn to swim at home without a pool

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No pool, no money, no problem.  You can start teaching yourself and your kids to swim at home without a pool.  As easy as you would learn backyard sports skills, I show you how to use your kitchen sink, dressing mirror, mattress, and a bath tub. You can learn and get familiar with all the […]

Chad Cooper former ranked triathlete

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I met Chad at an Internet marketing conference a few years ago.  He told me he was formerly a pro triathlete with nine sponsors.  But he wanted me to coach his son on stroke mechanics so he could make his local age-group swim team.  For several weeks his son and I would connect on Skype […]

Linda a runner turned triathlete

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Linda heard about my weekly adult swim class at the pool where I workout for my competitions.  She wanted to improve her swimming technique and coupled with her running skills try doing some triathlons.  Within a few hours she greatly improved her stroke technique to swim farther and faster with less energy expenditure.

Shannon non-swimmer

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Shannon enrolled in an adult beginner swim class I volunteer to teach once a week for an hour.  She told me she was comfortable standing in waist deep water, but did not know how to swim.  I put her through my standard system of easy-to-master one-minute steps.  In 45 minutes she was able to swim […]

Ted non-swimmer thank you for testimonial

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Ted tells his emotional story in an interview with Richard Crawford my camera man and multi Emmy Award winning video editor.  I was so moved by Ted’s story I had Richard record my emotional thank you.  Ted captured the reasons why I wrote Teach Yourself To Swim book and produced the only complete swimming instructional curriculum […]

Triplet Boys

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My triplet boys started learning to swim at home in the bath tub and on a mattress at 2-12 months. At 14 months they played like floating turtles in the deep diving well.  At 2 1/2 yrs.old they all went off the 3m board. Parents you can teach your children to swim using my methods and […]