Category Archives: June 2006

Prepare to Come About

By Everyone that I know has a fascination with bodies of water, be they lakes, rivers, streams or the ocean. This is so much the fact that huge amounts of money and time are expended by people in getting to and getting on these waterways. To be sure, whole industries have grown up around this desire to be on or near the water. In the area of parks and recreation we have responded to the desire of the public by … Continue reading

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SOAP Strategy — A Closer Look

Most traditional learn to swim programs fall short in their efforts to teach both children and adults who suffer from fear of water. The problem is simple, but the solution remains complex. Related Article: Fear Detergent Until a person successfully comes to terms about their fear, confronts it and then is given the resources to overcome that fear, learning to swim will be almost impossible. An aqua phobic or any other person who feels an unusual amount of anxiety when … Continue reading

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Fear Detergent

SOAP (Strategies to Overcoming Aquatic Phobias) and Water is for those afraid to go near or in water. It offers dry-land counseling and teaches strategies to overcome aquatic phobias for all ages in a compassionate and friendly atmosphere. Related Article: SOAP Strategy, A Closer Look The course content, approach and supportive environment provides emotional, mental and physical learning skills for those who are fearful or uncomfortable in or around the water. In addition, individuals are gradually introduced and exposed to … Continue reading

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