1. PUT ON A CAP THAT LOOKS GOOD.
In the sea it is not obligatory to bring a bathing cap, but it is a
security element more. If possible, a color should be chosen
striking. You have to take into account the color when buying them
The: bright pink, green, yellow, orange and white are the most
2. YOU MUST SWIM WITH A SAFETY BOY.
It is an indispensable security element. In addition to granting
great visibility, provide load capacity. Carry a mobile
and some food is not a bad idea. For example, take a
old mobile that we did not use and a couple of ice just in case;
save more than one difficulty.
3. SWIM WITH A COMPANION.
Whenever you can, you should swim with a partner is essential
for security. It is also a way to optimize
the performance In the sea if something happens, the help of a companion
It is always appreciated. If you can not swim with a partner, always
You can swim in areas closer to the beach.
4. PRIORITIZE THE SURVIVOR’S HOURS.
The lifeguard schedule on the beaches of Barcelona is very extensive,
so, it is important to organize the exit in
lifeguard schedule, because if something happens, you can get
to save life.
5. SPECIAL ATTENTION IN THE NOISES.
In the water the noises have a peculiarity, it is not known where they come from.
That is why, when you hear an unusual noise,
You must stop, raise your head and see what it is about.
6. YOU MUST BREATHE BILATERALLY.
Apart from to avoid injuries and imbalances when we are swimming,
bilateral breathing serves to have more eye contact
with our environment. Bilateral breathing should be combined
with the view to the front and in addition, the lathe is controlled and
will improve orientation at sea.
7. STOP IF THERE WERE SOMEONE OR SOMETHING NEAR.
If you see something or someone near you, you should stop. it’s more
common so it seems that they do not realize there is a swimmer.
If necessary, shake your arms to see you.
8. YOU MUST ASSUME THAT OTHERS CAN NOT SEE YOU, ALTHOUGH YOU CAN SEE THEM.
This is very important to internalize it. When we swim, we are submerged
in the water, a swimmer is inconspicuous for it should be
Be aware that you are unprotected.
9. DO NOT LOSE CALM.
In the face of any type of unforeseen the most important thing is not
lose calm. Stay calm in case of suffering a ramp
or feel fatigue while swimming in open water, can help
to overcome the situation successfully.
10. USE NEOPRENE IN A COLD TIME.
Weather and temperature can greatly affect your performance.
That’s why on cold days we recommend swimming with a suit
of neoprene. You can not be trusted and you should be cautious. although
If you are an experienced swimmer, it is not advisable to go
too much at sea to avoid unnecessary risks.
11. THE TECHNIQUE DOES NOT TIRED.
To prevent external factors from winning the race, you have to swim
taking care of the technique from the first moment. In addition, it is
the best formula to avoid getting tired for free in each
12. WAVE COUNCIL.
In swimming, breathing is always very important. but when
this sport is practiced in open waters even more so.
To breathe safely, you should look at the waves that
come towards you and breathe on the other side. In this way we will avoid
Swallow more amount of water.