To teach someone to swim, help the person get comfortable in the water by staying relaxed and giving them floaties to hold on to at the shallow end. There are several groups in town for children whose parents can't afford to pay for lessons or they don't have access to a pool. You may also need to know a student's limits. You should try to find a very patient, very qualified swim instructor and take private swimming lessons. Latisha Guise never thought she'd learn to swim.
Familiarity and comfort with the water is key for helping adults master swimming, and adults with plenty of practice will become stronger swimmers.
Woman swimming instructor for children is teaching a happy boy to swim in the sea. Blue, child.
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