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How to stay afloat?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul_of_TX Jul 22, 2013. 20 Replies

Hello dear Gentlemen.I have searcherd google, and watched youtube, but i cannot find an answer to this simple question.How do i stay afloat? I know i would learn fast to do the rest - the swimming…Continue

Another drawback. Thiefs in the city.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jirby Jul 12, 2013. 4 Replies

Hello everyone!I have moved to the capital city of my country. Two months ago a friend of mine gifted me his old montain bike. It was a good bike. Why did he do that? Because my old one was stolen…Continue

 

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Paul_of_TX replied to Qururt's discussion How to stay afloat?
"I agree with Rebekah about the floating. First is being able to put your face in the water. Blowing bubbles is good but not critical. Next step is what we called the super man glide. Start against the wall in water that you can stand up in. Squat…"
Jul 22, 2013
Will replied to Qururt's discussion How to stay afloat?
"I'm good proof of that principle.  (Maybe most of us are.)  If I breathe out, I'm heavier than water.  If I breathe in, I can float."
Jul 22, 2013
Steve replied to Qururt's discussion How to stay afloat?
"A US Marine was knocked from an aircraft carrier in the Indian Ocean and stayed afloat for three days using his combat pants as an emergency floating aid."
Jul 22, 2013
John A. replied to Qururt's discussion How to stay afloat?
"Here is a website.  Somewhat parallel to what is taught in the Navy.  www.drownproofing.com    "
Jul 22, 2013
Rick Shelton replied to Qururt's discussion How to stay afloat?
"In the Navy we learned all three methods."
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Rick Shelton replied to Qururt's discussion How to stay afloat?
"I take a deep quick breath hold it for a while and then let it out slowly, when I start sinking I breathe out and I move my hands through the water horizontally using my hands like the blades of a fan  (trailing edge lower than…"
Jul 22, 2013
Penelope replied to Qururt's discussion How to stay afloat?
"If you take a swimming class taught by a professional swim teacher, the first lesson is not floating. Floating is never a key skill. The first lesson is holding your breath under water while standing. The second lesson is blowing bubbles underwater,…"
Jul 22, 2013
David F. replied to Qururt's discussion How to stay afloat?
"I can't float.  What I can do is roll on my back and minimize the effort I have to do to keep my mouth and nose above water. Gentile flog kicks or arm strokes to keep a little movement is what I must do to stay on the surface.   You…"
Jul 22, 2013
Jack Bauer replied to Qururt's discussion How to stay afloat?
"Some people can't float when they're still.  I can't.  I sink like a stone.   When you're swimming, the movement keeps you up.  You're not floating.  You're swimming ... the kicking and paddling…"
Jul 22, 2013
Qururt replied to Qururt's discussion How to stay afloat?
"I always sink. When i was drowning i tryed to get up, but it didnt work. Was paddling my feet and hands.."
Jul 22, 2013
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How to stay afloat?

Hello dear Gentlemen.I have searcherd google, and watched youtube, but i cannot find an answer to this simple question.How do i stay afloat? I know i would learn fast to do the rest - the swimming (Moving around while being afloat in water) part.My question is, what do i have to do to not sink?I have almost drowned and died two times in my life, i want it to stop, and to be able to swim.-EdSee More
Jul 22, 2013
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Jack Bauer replied to Qururt's discussion Another drawback. Thiefs in the city.
"There are thieves outside the city as well.  Bikes are particularly vulnerable ... they're difficult to secure, difficult to trace, worth a couple hundred bucks, and you don't need a key to start them.  I'd find a way…"
Jul 12, 2013
Paul_of_TX replied to Qururt's discussion Another drawback. Thiefs in the city.
"In my city when a car is broken into the police simply do not care. It is too much work for them and they can't simply write a ticket in order to take money away from someone so they just sit back and do nothing. I have seen people who take…"
Jul 12, 2013
D.J. replied to Qururt's discussion Another drawback. Thiefs in the city.
"Well the only piece of advice I can give is not to take the theft personally. Thief's don't really select targets because of personal animus. So don't take it personally. "
Jul 11, 2013
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Another drawback. Thiefs in the city.

Hello everyone!I have moved to the capital city of my country. Two months ago a friend of mine gifted me his old montain bike. It was a good bike. Why did he do that? Because my old one was stolen from my apartment. Now i got a better security in my apartment.Today while i left the bike chained to a bike parking stand at a hipermarket to buy myself dinner, the suprise was huge on the way back.I got bike jacked once again. Called the police, but as the bike was gifted, and it was old, there…See More
Jul 11, 2013

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