The Complete Beginners Guide To Swimming: Professional guidance and support to help you through every stage of learning how to swim

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Educate and Learn Publishing, May 20, 2016 - Sports & Recreation

As a beginner learning how to swim you face many, often scary unknowns.  From first entering the water, to lifting your feet up off the bottom, submerging your face and learning to breathe.  From conquering your fears right through to learning what each part of your body should be doing when swimming the four basic strokes, The Complete Beginners Guide To Swimming contains everything you could possibly need. 


The Benefits of Swimming

Fear of Swimming

Swimming Science

Buoyancy Aids

Entering The Pool

Learning To Go Underwater

Standing Up Mid Swim

How To Float

How To Relax In The Water

How To Glide Through The Water

How And When To Breathe

Basic Floating Exercises

Front Crawl




Inside you will find ‘real questions’ from real beginners learning how to swim.  Questions like ‘why do my legs sink?”, “why do I get water up my nose?” and ‘why do I get so tired?”.  Each one with a detailed and personal answer from the author. 

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About the author (2016)

Mark Young is a well-established swimming instructor with decades of experience, teaching thousands of adults and children to swim.  He has taken nervous, frightened children and adults with a fear of water and made them happy, confident swimmers.   He has also turned many of average ability into advanced swimmers.  This book draws on his experiences and countless successes to put together this simplistic methodical approach to swimming.

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