“Learn to Swim Before You Get In”
by Joe Lee Griffin, PhD

Contents

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  1
Title page
  2 Copyright page
  3 Dedication
  4 Acknowledgements
  5 Contents
     
    INTRODUCTION
  9 Section I. THE APPROACH TO ADULT LEARNING
    Use Your Self Effectively for Learning
  11 Ch. 1. The Essentials - Origins of Adult Blocks
  15 Ch. 2. Learning to Play/Playing to Learn
  19 Ch. 3. Comfort Signals = Right Signals
  23 Ch. 4. Facing the Water
  25 Ch. 5. Go On From Where You Are
     
  31 Section II. HOME LEARNING GAMES: DRY IS SAFE ENOUGH
    Create Your Foundation for Learning While Wet
  33 Ch. 6. Body Signals from Body Movements
  49 Ch. 7. Play Around to Relax and Feel Safe
  63 Ch. 8. Noticing and Accepting Support
  73 Ch. 9. Swimmer's Breathing and Face Comfort
  89 Section III. POOL LEARNING GAMES: WET IS SAFE ENOUGH
    Develop Your Habits and Reflexes
Learn to Enjoy Wet Learning
  91 Ch. 10. Notice Your Body Responses to the Water
  101 Ch. 11. Explore the Physical Laws of the Water
  111 Ch. 12. Accept the Support of the Water: Floats
  123 Ch. 13. Effortless Movement: Gliding and Variations
  135 Ch. 14. Breathing and Face-Water Interface Games
     
  143 Section IV. THE STRUCTURE OF SWIMMING: STROKES
    Play with Stroke Components
Develop Your Connections and Comfort

Enjoy Your Improving Rhythm and Flow
  145 Ch. 15. The Side Stroke
  153 Ch. 16. The Breast Stroke
  165 Ch. 17. Swimming the Crawl
  179 Ch. 18. Back Strokes
  193 Ch. 19. Water Exercise, Treading Water, Leaping, and Diving
     
  201 Section V. APPENDIX
  203 Books
  207 The Frog Prince
  209 Swimming the Universe
  211 Joe's Swim Story
  215 Other Approaches to Body Awareness
  217 How Trager Movement Education Improves Athletic Performance
  223 List of Illustrated Learning Games
  227 List of Words and Definitions
  231 Index
  237 References and Added Notes, Second Edition
  238 Biographical Notes and Photo

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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