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Hi Baymast1, You seem to be doing the opposite by neglecting the goggles. Infact most of the phobia of water comes about, because one. show more Hi Baymast1,
You seem to be doing the opposite by neglecting the goggles. Infact most of the phobia of water comes about, because one either swims without goggles and closes her eyes in the water, or using goggles without the appropriate degrees. It is important to see clearly in the that your arms and hand movements are executed accurately.
Next, for faster progress, is to master holding the breath for a good 15-30 secs first, to avoid panic and swallowing water, in case you slip and fall. An adult can develop her breath-hold to at least 60-90 secs without any side-effects. Start with learning the breast-stroke, the effortless style. The coach should demonstrate to you about using slow and
effortless arm movements while holding your breath, say for 15 secs. Once this is mastered--it usually takes just one session(1 hr)--then go for leg movements which are a little harder.
But the key factor is to be fully aware that your body never sinks and it takes only a little effort with the hands to move the whole body through the water. Attaining this understanding is the first successful step towards learning any of the four main styles of swimming. Set your goal and aspire to master the first style within 4-8 lessons. Believe me or not, if you are forced or motivated to get a car as a prize, you are able to swim within 2 sessions, ie 120 minutes. Been done.
Best of luck, hope you believe in yourself and your coach. Happy water adventures!
Source(s): Done all that and indulged in underwater and other forms of creative swimming.