Ability to breathe in an unfamiliar environment as a factor success of primary teaching swimming

V. Skyriene, E. Skyrius


Elucidated the importance of mastering the skill of breathing in an unusual environment for initial training in swimming. Swimming studied two groups of students (18-20 years) LAPE: control (n=26) - the usual procedure, the experimental (n=28) - up to 40% of the time assigning lessons breathing exercises. During this time swimming technique breaststroke and crawl on his chest in the first group captured 52% in the second - 72% of the students. Before the training run exhaling into the water were able to only slightly more than half of the respondents (52.4%). Conclusions: The study accentuated breathing in an unusual environment allow students to quickly master the technique of swimming and sporting ways to feel safe while in the water. The method used by us is effective and allows for a fairly short period of time to achieve tangible results in teaching swimming adults.


swimming; learning; breathing; students

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