A Few useful Tips for young beginner swimmers
Swimming is one of the best fitness activities for young people. In order to get the most of it, you need to learn more about the basic elements of swimming that can affect your swimming techniques, your safety and training progress.
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- Swimming goggles
This product should form the basis of your swimming experience, they should be comfortable and suit you right in order to provide protection from the influence of chlorine and additional visibility in the pool. You should consult your coach about the things you should look for in goggles and try several models until you find the one that will suit you the most and that will not leak water.
- Swimming cap
Just like the swimming goggles, swimming cap is here to protect your hair from the effects of chlorine.
- Be attentive to your friends
When you start with the training classes, it is very important to pay attention to your classmates who swim with you in the same lane and stop only at the edges and ends of the pool not in the middle of the lane. Always hold your own side, be serious and don’t touch other swimmers during training and don’t disturb them.
- Take care of your things
While you are still young, it is very important to learn how to take care of your belongings. Try to memorize a procedure that is performed from your arrival to the pool, getting dressed, going in the water, leaving the water, drying the hair, dressing and leaving the facility. Always keep the necessary equipment (cap, swimwear, board etc.) close to you.
- Pay attention to your coach
When you are training, it is crucial to listen carefully to the instructions provided by the coach. You should never jump into the water or dive on your own. You should also not leave the pool without the permission from your coach. Remember that by attending an organized class you aim to become a better swimmer and this is something that you can achieve only by listening to your trainer’s instructions. If you have any problems or concerns, you should consult your trainer right away.
- Don’t forget your parents
Talk to your parents and make them aware of the swimming techniques you have learned. In addition to your trainer’s tips, look for a support from your parents. Let them be part of your success and positive attitude.
- Each swimmer is unique
It is quite natural for every person to have some role model and to enter the world of sports for a certain reason. Remember that you are unique and you should not compare yourself with your friends. Some of them will have stronger legs others will have stronger arms, some of them will be weaker and some of them will be stronger. What is most important is to believe in yourself.