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It’s one of the first and most basic skills necessary for learning to swim, but can be embarrassing if you do not know how to safely get in and out of a swimming pool (where there are no steps or ladders available). Watch our videos for a simple demonstration of getting in and out of the pool without using steps.
A “turnaround” is a common swim training exercise and worth incorporating into your session especially if you are aiming to improve your speed.
A turnaround consists of a repeated number of sets of a certain distance and a target time in which to swim each set. The target time includes time to rest.
We’re all familiar with those dreams where you feel like you’re falling and you wake up with a sudden lurch forward. The lurch is uncontrollable and is your body’s natural reaction to the sensation of falling. It is bracing you for a heavy landing. Understanding this important natural reflex may be the key to unlocking your ability to swim…