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Swimming Tips: Feel For The Water

Swimming Tips: Feel For The Water

The best of all the swimming tips I ever got was to get a feel for the water. It helps when the frustration that some swimmers experience when they just can't get the hang of that stroke or kick or whatever it is, can make that skill seem insurmountably difficult.

Picture of a young woman doing swimming freestyle in the pool. Swimming Tips: Feel For The Water
Swimming Freestyle

One of the most profound lessons that I ever learned was that learning to swimming has a much to do with learning about how your body works within water and the feeling that is associated with all that. Thus what I have said before when you are learning to swim you need to remember how it feels more than what you have to do.

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This applies to all the motor actions you do in the water. You have to remember not only how your kick feels but your stroke as well as how your hands feel and how your body feels as it rotates through the water.


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