Ch 2 Need for water safety
Most people who take lessons are never taught water safety first. Water tends to find you sometime in your lifetime and it's better to know how to swim and be safe than sorry. On average ten people unintentionally drown every day in the U.S. Two are children and eight are adults. But the emphasis on lessons is for children when more adults must learn how to swim also for pure health and fun.
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...