Should adult swimmers receive more lessons?
At a gym you get a tour, an induction, a program; at a pool you simply get told where the changing rooms are. But bad stroke technique can be counterproductive and even dangerous.
There’s a woman I see regularly at the pool where I swim. She completes one length of breaststroke – at best – to my three, an expression on her uplifted face suggestive of the pool being filled with sewage or something equally terrible. It’s plain that she is enduring rather than enjoying her swim, and I can’t help thinking that part of the reason is her lack of proficiency: after all, mastery enhances the pleasure to be had from executing any skill.
9 reasons for women to love swimming
At times us women think of every reason why not to jump in the pool! But here are 8 reasons that we think will convince you otherwise!