Are you an adult beginner swimmer? One of the first things you’ll need to adjust to when starting out in the pool is submersion, or how to properly hold your breath underwater.
Many beginners who start swimming lessons subconsciously have ominous music – like the Jaws theme – playing in the back of their minds. It’s accompanied by a feeling of worry or fear, often for reasons they can’t quite pinpoint. Psychologists, Cooper, Hoffman & Powell have coined the term for this: shark music.
You’ve signed up and paid for swimming lessons. You’ve made the commitment, but now what? How can you make sure you get as much value as you can out of your time in the pool with us?