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Miracle Swimming Traditional Swim Schools

# Class Hours



# Hours in pool



Teacher in pool

Always, for all 16 hours of instruction


# Teachers

1 teacher and usually 2-3 assistants or more


Class size

5-10 (if several teachers or assistants)


Water temp

90-92 degrees (warm). Cooler at some hotels. If so, we use wetsuit tops.

80-85 degrees (chilly for learning)

Course Content

Control. Healing fear. Panic Prevention. Swimming with ease, comfort and confidence.
Premise: If you overcome your fear, you will learn to swim.

Stroke mechanics
Premise: if you learn strokes, you will overcome your fear.


Adults confident in deep water, lap-swimming for exercise, swimming, snorkeling (or scuba diving ) on vacations.

To achieve all these results, more than one class is needed.

Adults stroking, not swimming, not feeling safe in deep water.

Money back Guarantee

Have had one for 33 years

Not available, to our knowledge

Reading materials

Handbook (60 pages) specifically about the mechanics of remaining in control, panic prevention and all that arises for students as they overcome fear in water. Conquer Your Fear of Water is a separate book.

Not available, to our knowledge


Part of class

Not available, to our knowledge

Practice time

In class

In class if there's time

# Meetings




$58-61 in SF Bay Area, NYC

$48-58 at Vacation classes

$15-25, generally

Successful experience with fearful

33 years,
Other .5%: students missed classes

Much exposure to fearful beginners, however no training in teaching adults the steps of overcoming fear or preventing panic

Progression of Learning Available

Comfort in shallow and deep water,
lap swimming, comfort in ocean,
snorkeling in the ocean, scuba certification.

Stroke mechanics in pools


8 hours

One hour on land to discuss how your swimming is going and your "homefun:" Student handbook specially written for overcoming fear in water.

Not available, to our knowledge