Ch 14 Float in extended arm wall brace
This is the easiest way to teach yourself how to float in shallow water. You have constant contact with the wall and can put your head down in between your arms. Then you can lightly let go of the wall to feel how to float. But you must hold your breath and keep your head down or your legs will sink down. Be like a level air mattress on the water.
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...