There is a HUGE difference between swimming in a pool and swimming in open water.
And each has its own advantages and disadvantages.
In this article, we will look at the top three benefits of training how to swim in a pool.
Pool Swimming Vlog
It is considerably safer to train in a swimming pool because the environment is more controlled than it is in open water. There are no animals, riptides, waves, swells, etc.
Of course, that doesn’t make it 100% safe. Nothing is when it comes to water. So always make sure you train with someone present that will know what to do if something goes wrong.
This is especially true when doing underwater swims.
Good to Practice Technique
Because the water is not moving, it is much easier for a beginner to practice specific techniques in a pool.
And then once you are good at it, you can take it to the open water.
Always remember to start with the basics and gradually progress to more difficult ones. This way you will develop positive habits and correct techniques.
When swimming in open water there are many variables and you have to be vigilant to ensure your personal safety.
You still need to be vigilant in a pool, but not as much because there are fewer uncontrolled disturbances, which makes it more comfortable to swim in a pool.
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A pool not only provides a safer and more controlled environment but also gives you a sense of comfort.
By practicing new swimming techniques when you are comfortable with your surroundings you can learn new skills the correct way and faster.
If you want to discover what to practice when learning to swim in a pool or in open water, check out the ‘Survival Swimming’ training manual.
Swim safe everyone!
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