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Old 07-16-2011
Mempho Mempho is offline
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Memphis, TN
Posts: 35

Of course everybody progresses at a different rate, but for what it's worth, it took me 4 weeks to move out of the shallow end. That's 2 weeks doing basic drills, then 2 weeks working on breathing. Like you, I started at level 0. I was swimming 3 times a week for 45 minutes each session.

Looking back on it now, I shouldn't have been at all self-conscious about being mixed in with the little kids and shallow-water aerobics group. The pool is there for everybody. You have as much right to it as anybody.
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