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Workouts and Techniques That Help with Drownproofing (SAFELY)

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Workouts and Techniques That Help with Drownproofing (SAFELY)

Workouts and Techniques That Help with Drownproofing (SAFELY) Many people need to work on their water confidence.  Treading water, swimming, swimming underwater is one way to build a moderate level of confidence in the water. Add in gear, equipment, clothing, and for some units hands tied / feet tied and you have a high level of water confidence that is required in many of the nation's special ops units like Navy SEAL, Air Force PJ, and USMC RECON.  Some rules:1 - Don't swim alone2 - Do NOT practice underwater swimming alone3 - Do NOT do underwater breath holds for max...

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Pull - Breathe - Kick - Glide (1 Mississippi - 2 Mississippi) Repeat...

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Pull - Breathe - Kick - Glide (1 Mississippi - 2 Mississippi) Repeat...

"Pull - Breathe - Kick - Glide(1 Mississippi - 2 Mississippi - Pull) Repeat..." If you have ever watched my Instagram or Youtube CSS Critique videos, you may have heard me use this sequence of events that must occur in order to have an effective and efficient combat swimmer stroke.  This quote is nothing fancy, just what I say everyday when I teach someone new the Combat Swimmer Stroke. Once you master this sequence, we can then focus on building and maintaining the momentum from kicking off the wall using another common phrase:  "Big kick off the wall, double arm...

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So You Wanna Be a Frogman? READ THIS FOR STARTERS

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So You Wanna Be a Frogman? READ THIS FOR STARTERS

  A Starter Kit for Teens Seeking Special Ops Program in their future.    #1 - Do Your Research:                                           So You Wanna Be a Frogman? Well are you ready?  Are you preparing yourself?  Have you already enlisted in DEP and trying to pass the PST? Are you wondering where to start? How about this - do your research.  You should know what the PST is and practice it long before you walk into a recruiter's office.  Find out about...

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