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  Every Pet Has Its Days: Teaching your dog how to Swim
Swimming is a fun way to cool off during hot summertime months, and playing swimming games with your dog is a great way to enhance your relationship.
Teaching your dog how to swim and how to safely enter and exit from pools is also an important part of general water safety.
Encourage your dog to swim in a diagonal path across the pool so he will have more time in open water and be less likely to get preoccupied with the side of the pool.
anythingpet.blogspot.com /2006/01/teaching-your-dog-how-to-swim.html   (1263 words)

 Swimming Lessons: Learn how to swim for kids.
Perfect for parents and swim instructors, it shows how to teach babies and children how to swim and be safe in the water.
Knowing how to swim is important for both survival and enjoyment in the water.
Teaching a child how to be comfortable in the water and how to react to an emergency situation may help to reduce water related accidents and injuries.
www.video-line.com /dvd/learn_to_swim.html   (511 words)

 Learn how to swim - Freestyle - Front Crawl
Swimming on your front, pulling with an alternate, overarm recovery and a pull-push arm stroke and with an alternating leg kick.
See how the swimmer has rolled his head to the side to take a breath, but not lifted his head out of the water.
The second way to learn how to make your kick more efficient (works better with adults) is to teach them how to kick properly.
www.huddsonline.co.uk /sports_swimming_freestyle.htm   (458 words)

 Baby swim school providing swimming lessons to teach newborn and infants how to swim and basic water safety.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Baby swim school providing swimming lessons to teach newborn and infants how to swim and basic water safety.
Swim Baby Swim's babies never remember learning to swim - it is something they feel that they have always been able to do.
Watch with amazement as their swimming lessons take you from introducing your baby to water; encouraging your toddler to swim to safety on their own to learning actual swimming skills.
www.swimbabyswim.co.uk   (235 words)

 How to Swim a Grub
Instead of swimming the worm, however, he brought it straight back up if a bass did not hit on the initial drop.
Yamamoto swims his grubs in both shallow and deep water; in shallow water he often pitches beyond a visible target and swims the grub by it.
The swimming tails were specially designed to match the length of each grub to maximize action; thicknesses vary on each model.
www.insideline.net /1999/reynolds-0708-99.html   (1166 words)

 Can Humanity Learn How to Swim?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
When a child learns how to swim, it often walks on the bottom until the water is almost above its head.
Then it tries to swim, flounders, tries again, looses its footing and gets water over its head, tries again and again, and finally finds the right way of moving to stay afloat without having to rely on the reassuring support of the ground beneath.
We must learn how to swim, with all the trials and temporary setbacks that it implies, until we find a way to stay afloat without having to rely on our old instincts, perceptions and bodies.
www.aleph.se /Trans/Cultural/Philosophy/swimming.html   (220 words)

These instructions are written primarily for the benefit of those, who, by virtue of their occupation, find they must swim and find that the water is infested with sharks.
Finally, swimming with sharks is like any other skill: It cannot be learned from books alone; the novice must practice in order to develop the skill.
Those who cannot learn to control their bleeding should not attempt to swim with sharks, for the peril is too great.
www.apor.org /html/how_to_swim_with_sharks.htm   (1248 words)

 Dallas Aquatic Masters -- DAMSwim.com
As a non-swimmer or novice, our step-by-step private lessons will teach you how to swim each stroke, how to swim safely, how to make continuous improvement, and much more.
In addition to private lessons, DAM offers two other ways to improve your swimming: Swim Basics for Beginners and Intermediate swimmers and Flume Training for Intermediate or Advanced swimmers and triathletes.
The flume is a swimming tank that holds one swimmer and is designed to propel a variable speed current of water.
www.damswim.com /instruction.htm   (402 words)

 Who Knows How To Swim Here?
I know how to swim but hate it, this is because my swimming instructor used to throw me into the deep end even when i didnt know how to swim, its still very creepy.
Yeah, been swimming for ages, parents always thought it was one of those life and death things (and apparantly I'm not good enough still for their standards) for when a plane crashes in the ocean or a boat sinks.
I've been taught how to swim when I was a kid, especially in school since swimming was a important part of the cirriculum.
www.trap17.com /forums/page-4-t6758-s30.html   (655 words)

 How to swim fast
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- When the Swedish National Swim Team hits the pools in Bloomington this week, its presence will be reminiscent of an exciting period in Indiana University and Bloomington aquatic history, when teams and coaches from around the world regularly traveled to this small Midwestern college town for one purpose, to learn from Doc.
Long-time IU swim coach James "Doc" Counsilman, who coached a remarkable number of championship teams and Olympic medalists, was celebrated internationally for his revolutionary marriage of science and swimming, a passion carried on at IU Bloomington's Counsilman Center for the Science of Swimming.
The Swedish National Swim Team arrived in Bloomington on Tuesday (July 12) and is practicing at the IU Outdoor Pool in the mornings and at the Counsilman/Billingsley Aquatic Center in the early evenings.
newsinfo.iu.edu /news/page/normal/2261.html   (537 words)

 Wellesley Recreation Facilities
Unless there is a swimming meet, the only way to get to the pool is from the locker rooms.
You may take the swim test whenever there are two lifeguards on duty and fewer than 10 people swimming.
If when circle swimming you need to pass, please tap the foot of the person in front of you and then pass only at the end of the lane.
www.wellesley.edu /Athletics/Recreation/pool.html   (924 words)

 ASCAOnline - Your Coaching Resource
The American Swimming Association University League is an association of student-run swim clubs from colleges and universities across the United States that enjoy the sport of swimming in a friendly, competitive environment.
College and university swimming sports clubs are easily formed and open to any registered student (and at some schools, staff, faculty, and alumni).
After 35 years in the sport of swimming and 21 years at the American Swimming Coaches Association, I was invited to attend my first FINA Coaches Commission meeting in Montreal as a member of the Commission.
www.swimmingcoach.org   (3553 words)

 How To Swim With Dolphins, Swimming With Dolphins
How To Swim With Dolphins, Swimming With Dolphins
The dolphin is sent a request "in the form of energy or a picture of the friend and the intention of their feeling the joy of the experience." The dolphin acts as a "link" in the chain of thought joining you and your friend.
Getting to know the wild spinners she swims with, learning to communicate with them, and experiencing the magic of inter species friendship has been a dream come true.
www.dolphinheart.com /howtoswim.html   (1853 words)

 The Swim Test   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Once you passed the test you were permitted to quit Beginning Swimming and move on to one of the more popular gym classes, preferably one involving neither water nor chlorine.
But by that point in the evening it was also a bleary-eyed crowd that had too much of a buzz on to remember that Ethel Merman wasn't known to us for her swimming, but for belting out Broadway songs on TV variety shows.
The college authorities held firm on the swimming requirement until just before graduation, when I was finally permitted to take an abbreviated version of the swim test in the shallow end of the college pool.
www.brynmawr.edu /Alumnae/bulletin/sp04/swimtest.htm   (1941 words)

 How to Swim
Recreational swimming is a good way to relax and provides a good full-body workout.
Venues for recreational swimming are Swimming Pools, beaches, lakes, swimming holes, creeks, rivers, and sometimes canals.
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www.mrcheckout.net /article2106.html   (200 words)

 Relax and Swim! Home
You are afraid of the water, and therefore of swimming.
Some youngsters might luckily manage to "swim" a bit if tossed into a pool, but this is not the way to learn to swim.
It doesn't swim, is not a lifesaving robot, but it is an amazing underwater robot all the same!
www.relaxnswim.com   (486 words)

 Baby Swimming~The Gentle Journey
Focusing on the infant-toddler's level of well-being and readiness, baby swimming is taken to a higher level beyond that of strictly acquisition of physical skills.
As we enter the new millennium, parents need to be conscious of the fact that the subjugation, forcing or traumatizing of their child in order to learn how to swim, is archaic, stressful to the child and simply unnecessary.
Rob and Kathy's small swim students and their parents grace the pages of "Learn to Swim" as techniques and tips are shared for each age and stage.
www.babyswimming.com   (1672 words)

 Learn to Swim with "Teacher/Swimmer" by John Neuner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The approach to swimming evolved from the author's experiences working as a lifeguard at Orchard Beach in the Bronx for five seasons.
It is intended to give the reader a sense of efficacy since learning how to swim is more than simply learning a series of movements.
Rather, learning how to swim is a process whereby the mind and body must work together in synch.
www.teachswim.com   (470 words)

 BBC - h2g2 - How to Swim the Butterfly
Since, in swimming, knowing is rarely the same as doing, you need to concentrate on your face and forehead and feel your forehead entering first.
The arm action for the butterfly was developed by David Armbruster, a University of Iowa swim coach, as an out-of-water-recovery alternative for the breaststroke.
Swim a few laps, first concentrating on the arm action and then concentrating on the undulation and kick.
www.bbc.co.uk /go/search/int/pan/h2g2/-/dna/h2g2/A14138147   (1448 words)

 Benefits of learning how to swim   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
For an adult, swimming can be one of the most awkward activities to engage in but the rewards of accomplishment once skills have been developed are immeasurable.
The benefits of swimming as a fitness routine are the same as those from a land based exercise program.
In addition, swimming offers less risk for injury, as well as provides those who are injured or overweight a way to develop or maintain their fitness level.
www.delmar.edu /kine/jpswimbenefits.html   (357 words)

 Teaching Eleutherans How To Swim
Sophomore Sally Elliott and first-year Brenna Hughes have founded their own non-profit, called Swim to Empower, through which they plan to offer swimming lessons to an underserved community.
Although learning to swim might not revolutionize life on the island, the women hoped that their offer of lessons might empower the people of the 500-person community of Deep Creek by giving them more ownership and appreciation for their local landscape.
Hughes and Elliott were pleased to discover, through a local official who became one of their students, that many islanders did crave swimming lessons, for reasons both abstract and concrete.
www.eleuthera-map.com /eleuthera-swim.htm   (475 words)

 United States Olympic Committee - Helping blacks learn how to swim;
Sinclair, 20, said her mother didn't know how to swim, but her grandparents sent her to the YMCA in Garfield for lessons.
Peter Scagnelli, swim director at the YMCA of Greater Bergen County in Hackensack, said some minority parents start swim lessons at the Y, after having enrolled their children.
Swim "noodles" and air-filled swim toys can create a false sense of security for non-swimmers and their guardians.
www.usoc.org /132_47642.htm   (1285 words)

 Learn to swim = shinfin leg fins = learning to swim aids
I describe the evolutionary way that shinfin™ swim fins can teach you to swim freestyle, backstroke and butterfly (they are not designed for breaststroke).
To learn to swim properly, your swim fins must teach you a horizontal body position with a natural streamlined kick from your hips.
With shinfin™ swim fins, you know you are learning to swim with the proper muscles and a good natural kick because you can feel it.
www.shinfin.com /learn-how-to-swim-pool.asp   (1727 words)

 Buoyancy Experiences: Teaching Tsunami Kids How to Swim @ Amritapuri.org
It was only a week after the tsunami that Amma first mentioned Her idea of providing swimming lessons for the village children in the Ashram swimming pool.
The course, Beginning Swimming and Water Safety, is being taught by Sneha Albione Becnel, a 62-year-old American woman who has lived in Amritapuri for the past five years, during which time she has successfully taught more than 100 people to swim.
We also teach them how to do a standing front dive and to jump in feet-first and then swim to safety.
www.amritapuri.org /tsunami/swim.php   (546 words)

How to Swim were formed by Ink Wilson in January 2000.
How to Swim are managed by Paul Turnbull at Creeping Bent.
Not strictly relevant, you may think, but, maybe, just maybe ‘Bones’ by How To Swim is the best song Cave never wrote...This is lounge music for people whose lounges are full of ruined books, ruined records, ruined bodies and a special kind of madness.
www.myspace.com /howtoswim   (1393 words)

 Learning to Swim
Most of the time it was just him telling me how to do something in the absolutely most minute way possible, then sending me in to figure the rest out for myself.
So, I learned how to swim, but also became even more afraid of water (that wasn't in a pool) than I was before.
I didn't know how to SCUBA dive, had never done it before, but I figured, "How hard could it be?" Just swim underwater, and the air tank keeps you from drowning.
www.spatcave.com /swim.htm   (1946 words)

 Pool Safety Includes Kids Knowing How to Swim
swim should be mandatory, and is, if you own a pool.
Survival swimming is now being taught to children as young as six months.
Survival swimming is taught to children who are fully clothed.
www.howtoadvice.com /Preview/Jothqab   (434 words)

 Teaching a Dog to Swim   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Maintain control of your dog in the water by using a leash or long line attached to a life jacket, a flat buckle collar, a swimming harness, or a regular harness with the leash attached from the front rather than the top.
To help your dog swim, position your hands so his rear end is up so he will use all four legs to swim.
If you have taught him how to swim and taught him where the steps are, you can avoid this tragedy.
www.doggiemanners.com /Teaching_a_Dog_to_Swim.html   (782 words)

 How To Swim Safely
If you are swimming yourself, or supervising a group of swimmers, then you should always play in safe and swim in a pool or supervised area.
Therefore always stick to fully supervised and known areas for swimming - you can still have great fun and challenge yourself, so really there is no reason to take the risk to do anything else, especially as a result of a dare.
We all have off days swimming, remember, and you might have a mild cold which is dragging your performance down a little.
www.tellmehowto.net /howto/swim_safely_3963   (209 words)

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