Ch 10 Transfer home steps to water
Now that you are familiar with all the basic swimming skills at home without a pool you can easily transfer those new skills to the shallow end of a pool or lake where you can stand up. Be sure to stay in the shallow end until you swim a reasonable distance without touching the bottom to be safe. You should also know how to roll over to your back and float before you are too tired.
Most people think of only one kind of floating in the face down position. Actually there are seven kinds of floating positions and another five kinds of skills to improve your floating ability. What may not seem obvious to you but you should learn to improve your overall swimming skills are: Face float, Turtle float, Survival float, Sea otter float, Salt Lake float, Back float, and Pencil float...