The Swim Professor

Jim Reiser, M.S.

Breath Control Mistake and Correction

What is our student doing incorrectly in this video clip? If you guessed she is not exhaling out of her mouth and nose, you are correct. The problem with this, as you can see, is she is basically just holding her breath the entire time which causes her to run out of breath and have […]

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June 4, 2012 - 12:56 PM No Comments

Swim Lesson Questions

Last night one of my instructors got this question/comment from a parent: “I don’t see why she has to learn to breathe to the side… I think it’s just fine to breathe to front.” Wow!   That just shows why the majority of our swim lessons participants are “beginners” and not near enough parents know enough, […]

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July 6, 2011 - 2:22 PM No Comments