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You can book some of the best adult swimming instructors available when you book this service via Airtasker. It’s fast, easy and convenient, as you no longer have to depend on referrals, nor do you have to look at piles of ads for adult swimming lessons or swimming schools.

You can book this service without leaving home - you just use the app on your phone, tablet or computer. Make a post on Airtasker with all the crucial details. (Like your location, schedule, age, skill level and budget.) In a few minutes, qualified Taskers will approach you with a free quote. You can book a Tasker based on their rates, but that doesn’t have to be the only basis.

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Top Adult Swimming Lessons related questions

It would help if you had your bathing suit, swim goggles, swim cap, and towel to dry off. An ideal setup would mean you’d have your own swimming pool for lessons, then hire someone to clean the pool afterwards. If you don’t have a swimming pool, your instructor can arrange to have the classes at a nearby facility like the local YMCA. 

The average time it takes for adults to learn how to swim is 20 hours. This can vary slightly depending on how well you absorb the lessons and how well-coordinated you are in putting the sessions together to swim. Your sessions’ frequency and length can also impact how long it will take to complete your lessons. After a few sessions, your instructor can track your progress and give you an estimate of how much more time you need. 

Yes! You can hire Taskers to help if you run a business like this. They can fill in if you’re short on staff. Just make a post with all the essential details like the sort of experience and qualifications you want, schedule, location and budget. Potential Taskers will reply with a free quote, and you can decide on which ones to hire. Note that you can employ Taskers to teach other lessons too

With Airtasker, you sure can! All you have to do is make a post on our platform with all your details. Qualified Taskers near you will reply to your post with a free quote. You can also see their reviews and ratings, so you don’t have to book them on rates alone. You can find many experienced, friendly and capable adult swimming instructors ready to teach you swimming techniques, train your stamina, and help you feel confident in the water.

Yes, you can find swimming lessons from instructors who specialise in teaching adults with aquaphobia. To find them, you have to make a post on Airtasker mentioning your need for this type of instructor. You may be surprised at the many friendly and professional swim instructors that can teach adult beginners how to swim, even if they have aquaphobia. So go ahead, use that pink button now to overcome your fear of water and enjoy swimming! 

Sure, you can! It’s not unusual, whether you’re a complete beginner who needs to learn how to swim or an athlete who needs to train for a triathlon. You can easily book swimming instructors who specialise in teaching adults right on our platform. Our platform helps you choose among skilled instructors, so go ahead and use that pink button!

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What do adult swimming lessons include?

Adult swimming lessons include all the tasks necessary for students to learn how to swim with proper form and confidence. The lessons can consist of getting you comfortable in the water and learning basic aquatic skills. 

Your instructor can teach you the right way to breathe, float, kick and do arm strokes. They can teach you these skills one-by-one in shallow water, then guide you to combine them and develop your body coordination. They can then teach you basic swimming styles after you’ve mastered the essential skills.  

Getting accustomed to being in the water

Your adult swimming instructor can help you get used to being in the water. They can get you to stand in the shallow end of the pool, teach you to blow bubbles and use other techniques to help you feel more comfortable staying in the water. 

Learning to breathe

Your adult swimming instructor can teach you essential breathing skills like breathing underwater, the proper way to inhale and exhale, and how to hold your breath. They can give you these lessons in shallow water.  

Learning to float

As with breathing, your instructor can teach you how to float in shallow water. This step can include extending your arms and legs as you float on your back while the instructor supports you with a flotation device. You may have to do this for several sessions until the instructor allows you to float unassisted. Your instructor can use this or other techniques to teach you how to swim with confidence.  

Learning to kick

After learning how to float, your instructor can teach you how to kick and move through the water. They can teach you how to kick the right way, so you propel yourself through the water and don’t aimlessly splash about. They may provide you with a kickboard to develop this skill, then have you kick without its help. 

Learning arm strokes

Once you’ve learned how to kick, you can learn how to use your arms to make proper strokes. Your instructor can teach you good form and do arm strokes starting from a standing position, then on the water’s surface, then with your face in the water. Your swimming instructor can use this or other proven techniques to teach you how to do arm strokes. 

Combining lessons

After completing and mastering all the basics, your adult swimming instructor can ask you to put all of the lessons together and have you swim a short distance. They can observe your technique, then recommend which areas you must work to improve. 

This process can continue until your instructor thinks you have succeeded in combining the lessons and can swim the proper way. Once you’re confident with your newly-learned swimming skills, your instructor can teach you other swimming strokes if you wish. 

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