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How to Choose a Good Pair of Goggles

Hey gang! I have a short article/ rant for you this week on how to choose a good pair of goggles. I met with a parent this week to talk about a student’s progress in my classes. He’s having troubles staying calm while he swims. Why is this? Since it seems to be linked to whenever he puts his face …

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How to Learn Swimming Without a Trainer

How to Learn Swimming Without a Trainer: Welcome back team! So, here it is, just what you’ve asked for: How to Learn Swimming Without a Trainer! The answer to this one is fairly simple, and not nearly as challenging as you might think. If you want to learn swimming without a trainer, you only need to possess a few things. …

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How to Help Your Child with their Fear of the Water

Welcome to this week’s article, How to Help your Child with their Fear of Water! This article is for all the parents dealing with a child with a fear of the water! I think there are a lot of parents out there who are really going to appreciate this article because it is something that I am constantly running into …

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Why do we sink while swimming?

Why do we sink while swimming? Why do we sink while swimming? I’ve had this question about a million times over my years of swimming instruction and because of this, I’ve had to develop a sufficient answer for all of my students to truly understand it. If you are struggling to stay a float while you are swimming, it can …

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Top Five Mistakes Newbie Swimmers Make

Hey team! I’ve got some awesome value for you this week: The Top 5 Mistakes Newbie Swimmers Make! I’ve been teaching swimmers for a long time and when I begin to ponder what really makes swimmers struggle, a few solid themes always begin to pop into my mind. I wanted to share them with you this week! Some swimmers really …

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Top Three Ways to Make Your Child Comfortable in the Water

.How can we make our children comfortable in the water? This is something almost every parent has to deal with when their children are learning to swim. So, here are the top three ways that you can make your child comfortable in the water. TOP THREE WAYS TO HELP MAKE YOUR CHILD COMFORTABLE IN THE WATER Playing Games: Somewhere along …

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The Top Three Reasons Why You Have Got to Learn to Swim Right Now

We’ve got an excellent article for you guys this week: Here are the top three reasons why you have got to learn to swim right now! Why You Have Got to Learn to Swim Right Now!!! We all know that swimming is a pretty common and basic skill that people just should know these days, especially in North American or …

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How to Stay Motivated while learning to Swim!

How to stay motivated while learning to swim? Really, a better question one might ask would be, “How does one stay motivated towards ANY goal?”. There isn’t really any one answer, but I can give you a damn good one right now. First off, understand that this can be a very real challenge for a LOT of people. I should …

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Why Flippers are Awesome!

Hey team! This week I have a sweet article on why flippers are awesome! A lot of you have been asking me about some tools or exercises that you can use to improve your kicking abilities in the water. I have a lot of different things you can try, but from my years of teaching, I still always come back …

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How to Learn Backcrawl Without Drowning Yourself in 5 Easy Steps

How to swim backcrawl without drowning yourself. Not the best title of a blog post I must say, but whatever! Hey team! I got a great article for you this week and it’s on how you can learn backcrawl in no time so that you can get yourself to the other side of the pool when you are beginning to …

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How to Build Comfort in the Water

What’s up team? Ready to learn how you can start building comfort in the water? I got some great ideas for you to absorb this week! Hopefully they get your mind thinking a bit and that you’ll enjoy them. Hit me up in the comments section with your thoughts everyone. I’m interested to hear what you have to say! If …

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Hard time breathing while swimming? Try this…

What’s up guys??? Got some great tips for you today! Have you ever had trouble breathing while you swim? I hear this a lot from almost everybody trying to learn swimming. Why am I so out of breath after one lap in the pool? Before I answer that, I’d like to wager a guess about something you’re almost certainly doing …

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Swimming When You Are Completely Out of Shape

Hey Team! And welcome to Swimming When You Are Completely Out of Shape Have you decided to pick up and learn swimming this year? If so, there might be a BIG obstacle in your way that you must handle first! Are you completely out of shape? Are you struggling to walk up a flight of stairs? Have you lived a …

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Overcoming Anxiety when you are Learning to Swim

Overcoming Anxiety When you Are Learning to Swim When the sun is out and it’s a beautiful day outside, slipping into a nice cool swimming pool has long since been a passion of mine. I find swimming and being in the water to be almost therapeutic. I feel like I’m floating and I’ve just lost about 100 lbs. And because …