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How to Teach a Child to Kick While Swimming

How to Teach a Child to Kick While Swimming

Some children seem as if they are only dragging their feet, and when put on a kicking board, they don’t seem to be able to move at all. They are probably kicking from the knees, instead of the hips. Some children have enormous chests and very strong arms. When they swim, they propel themselves through […]

How to Teach a Child to Hold the Breath While Swimming

How to Teach a Child to Hold the Breath While Swimming

Until somebody has mastered the breathing tech­nique, it’s definitely easier to swim along just holding on to your breath and not letting it out. The trouble is that sooner or later you have to stop. Some children will look as if they are breathing in and out; they open their mouths when turning their heads […]