He was only thirteen (Kim McGuire March 5, 2014). Although these are tragic stories, normally swim lessons aren’t as risky as going swimming and not actually being able to swim. Robert Swanberg (1/18/18) is a retired gym teacher who taught middle schoolers how to swim for twenty-five years. He said that he taught thirty-five to fifty-five students at a time, most times being by himself. He never had anyone get hurt, or drown.
My arms go round and round like a windmill. I turn my head up and take a breath.” That is how Jenna Ward (November 8, 2016) described the feeling of swimming. Everyone should be able to feel the thrill of accomplishing something so important as swimming. Swimming is a life saving skill all people should learn to do. I have a personal experience with the need to know how to swim.
Have you ever had a really bad day and labeled it as the worst day of your life? Well in the following story you will see how my day was meant to be a laid back hanging out day with my friends, but turned into being the worst day of my entire life. About a couple of weeks into summer vacation, my friends Anna, Gus, Emma and I decided to spend the day swimming and biking. It all started when I texted my friends to come over to my house, get frozen yogurt, and go swimming until the pool closed. As my friends pulled into the driveway, they grabbed their bikes out of their parents’ cars and waited outside until I came out with my clothes for after swimming.
This leads to safety, it is very important to know how to swim for survival, it is best to make sure your child learns how to swim at an early age so that no matter what happens, they would have knowledge about it. However, one of the most significant reasons why people go swimming is lose a couple of pounds, because swimming is one of the best exercises you should try if you want to lose weight. This is for people who loves water and hates getting sweaty from working
“Mom, can I go for a swim,” I asked, pleading. “Sure thing! I’ve been waiting for you to practice swimming since you learned! I know you are a very exceptional swimmer, but you need to practice!” Mom encouraged me eagerly. I tore off my shoes, showing my stubby toes, taking off my sky blue shirt, and jean shorts.
MoreOver I found out that there was a swimming pool just down the hill of my apartment,But since I didn’t know how to swim I didn’t go anywhere but the kiddy pool.the next time I went down to the pool I was invited by Martin.Since he knew how to swim, he just jumped into the 5ft.I told him I didn’t know how to swim so he said that he will teach me.So I got in the water and he started to teach me how to swim.After that Martin came over one day with Rollerblades.I asked if he could teach me how to use Rollerblades so I got some Rollerblades and went down to the skatepark that was nearby..The first thing I learned was going down a ramp.then it was a jump,then after we went from the Smith’s down to the Mcdonald’s Drive through on Rollerblades. Third, I got lots of cuts and scratches, but I had to endure it or I wouldn 't be a man.Moreover after I learned how to Rollerblade, I just kept falling and scraping.I would cry and they would say really dude it 's just a scrape you won’t become a man if you tear from just minor scratches.The only times you can cry when you’re young is when you 're at the dentist.As
My chest began to rise and fall quickly and the palms of my hands become damp. When I arrived at my starting block I removed my warmups and looked at the pool. This would be the last time I was ever competing in the sport I dedicated my life to. No more hour and a half long car rides to practice, no more crying in my goggles as I pushed off the wall to finish a set, and no more swim meets. I would no longer be at practice everyday for two hours with some of my best friends talking about random things
This has made swimming popular with people who are extremely overweight, pregnant and suffering from injury. Swimming and weight loss Swimming is a good exercise for fitness and muscle tone, but there are some doubts about its ability to help you lose weight. For one thing, your weight is
Wait… Who am I kidding? I'm never going back to school! All was going good, until I remembered I had absolutely no clue what I was doing. I only vaguely remembered the video they showed at boarding school about boats, in addition to my family for boat rides every month when my father visited my mom and I. I just kept driving to my best ability, but wait- where exactly was I going? Who cares, I'll find a nice little island and live there for the rest of my life hunting.
Clearly my competitive swimming career wasn’t illustrious, however it lead on to a path of teaching and lifeguarding. After being exposed to so many situations, both rewarding and undeniably unpleasant, I am more familiar with working with different kinds of people and how best to aid them. I recall having parents who had given their fear of water to their child so strongly he refused to put his face in the water, through many weeks of patience and diligence, it was a proud moment for both of us when he achieved this milestone. Or having parents shouting instructions at their children, while this took longer to overcome I could understand both the parents’ and children’s frustration and had to be calm but firm to resolve the issue. It taught me how to praise excellence and gently encourage