As a child learn to swim
To teach a child to swim is possible to achieve them four-five years of age. To do this, select the appropriate natural pond or pool, as well as an experienced mentor who will help your child to learn this sport.
Instruction as a child learn to swim
Take the child by the hand and go with him to the depth of the waist (for the baby). Do exercise "Battleship". Stand facing each other and, raking the water with his hands, spray it on top of each other. The winner is the player who will make another retreat. This game teaches the child not to be afraid of falling water in the face.
Play the "distillation". At a distance of 3-4 meters from the shore lay in the water floating toys. Stand with your child on the shore facing the water and run the signal to the toys, take one and go back to the shore. The player who has collected more toys. The purpose of the exercise: to teach the child the correct movement in the water, helping himself with his hands (making sweeps around the body).
Go to dive headlong into the water. Play in the "pump." The water depth should be at the level of the young swimmer chest. Ask your child to breathe in, immerse the person in the water, then exhale. The eyes can be closed. After a little practice, take the child by the hand and stand facing each other. Then, alternately crouching, dive into the water from his head, holding her breath. Take a full breath in the water.
Teach your child to dive into the water with his eyes open. Play the game "Brave guys." Stand facing each other and hold hands. After this team with your child dive into the water with his eyes open. To control can be offered to count how many fingers on a hand, see an object in the water and get it (for example, the position of your toy).
Do exercise to float "float" or "Jellyfish". This is performed without the help of an adult. The depth of water - on the child's chest level. Give the command to take a breath, squat down, hugging her knees, and his chin pressed against the chest, hold for 10-12 seconds, breathing. Due to buoyancy (found in the lungs of air) the child begins to float back to the surface, as a float. Do exercise "float" a few times, and then complicate it. Upon surfacing, ask your child to stretch his legs and hands and relaxing, a few seconds to lie down on the water. The head is in the water, face down omitted.
Make exercise "Arrow". Let the child will go into the water up to his chest, took a deep breath, hold your breath and stretching his arms forward and push off from the bottom of their feet. If done correctly, this exercise, the child should be able to slide on his chest in the water a few meters.
Select a small place near the shore. Child legs extended, shoulders are in the water, head - above water. The feet and legs should be straight. By adopting such a position, the baby should start working your feet up and down. Then, without stopping the footwork, you need to perform breathing exercises - deep inhale and exhale into the water.
Repeat "Arrow" repulsive bent at the knee of the child's foot adult lap. child's legs should move up - down. In the process of sliding on the water head should be submerged face down and climb for inhalation only. Then the head is lowered again - an exhalation in water.
Try the following exercise: the child is in the water up to his chest, leaning forward so that his chin and shoulders were in the water and begins to make his hands strokes from top to bottom. Help your child to correctly perform a sequence of elements of the exercise, achieve synchronization movements: stroke right hand, then turn the head and breath; stroke with the left hand, then turn the head face down and exhale into the water. Repeat this exercise 10-12 times.
Send your child in "independent sailing." He should take a deep breath and lie belly down on the water, stretch your legs and straighten your hands behind your head. The head should be dipped into the water, face down. Keep the palm of his hands. The child should start working your feet and perform alternate rowing motions with his hands, making inhalation and exhalation. Slowly retreat, helping him go. Keep track of the timing of movements feet and hands, the breath of the young swimmer.