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Swimming For Adults
Swimming For Adults

Swimming For Adults

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Introduction: I was a competitive swimmer in High School, College and continue today as a Masters Swimmer. I have taught and coached all age groups from young (5+) to Adults. I'm a State and National Champion and a Relay World Record Holder. However, the biggest reward I receive is the enthusiasm of a new student learning to swim. I'm particularly sensitive to the anxiety and stress around adults learning to swim. 75% of my clients are adults who have never learned to swim. Swimming is a great exercise because you need to move your whole body against the resistance of the water. It....... 1. keeps your heart rate up but reduces the impact of stress on your body. 2. builds endurance, muscle strength and cardiovascular fitness. 3. helps maintain a healthy weight, healthy heart and lungs. 4. tones muscles and builds strength. 5. provides an all-over body workout, as nearly all of your muscles are used during Swimming. It has many other benefits as well: 1. being a relaxing and peaceful form of exercise. 2. alleviating stress 3. improving coordination, balance and posture 4. improving flexibility 5. providing good low-impact therapy for some injuries and conditions 6. providing a pleasant way to cool down on a hot day 7. being available in many places – you can swim in swimming pools, beaches, lakes, dams and rivers. Swimming is a lifelong exercise and sport that can be used to maintain health, physical conditioning and safety on the water. It also can be a competitive outlet for people of all ages.
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41 years in business

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Excellent 4.9

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Marion Y.

Private Swim Lessons

Joe Buys is a great coach. With just a few chosen words of instruction, he corrected several problems in my kick and strokes, and helped me to swim correctly and more efficiently. I swim laps for health and at 72 with health problems, it is important (crucial) that I swim correctly so that my flexibility, strength and posture continue to improve. It is also important that I keep swimming, and Joe's instruction was inspirational in that area as well. Joe is an expert teacher and has a background in competitive swimming - he is an expert. (His background makes him the expert, but competition is not a requirement for the lessons although I understand he can coach in that area as well.) In terms of teaching, I really felt he was attentive to both the mechanics of swimming and to me as a person and a swimmer. If you work with Joe, all I can say is that you will be very pleased with the results and your swimming will improve immediately. Joe is very pleasant and a great person to know. I encourage you to try out the lessons. You will be very pleased with meeting Joe and with the results. Keep swimming!!!!
Swimming For Adults's reply
Thank you Marion for the kind words. You are a great example of how swimming can be a key component of maintaining a healthy, vigorous lifestyle.
Apr 27, 2021
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Julie D.

Private Swim Lessons

Joe took on 6 kids and 2 adults from beginners to experience. Easily adapted to each student to hone their swimming skills.
Swimming For Adults's reply
Thank you Julie. All the students are a delight to work with. They are a coaches dream, Attentive, responsive and dedicated.
Jul 3, 2020
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Karla D.

Private Swim Lessons

Joe is an excellent instructor. He is very profesional and very patient with my brother and I as beginners. I highly recommend Joe.
Swimming For Adults's reply
Thank you Karla! I have really enjoyed working with you and your brother.
Feb 26, 2021
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Kisha C.

Private Swim Lessons

I almost drowned at a young age and had unsuccessfully taken 2 previous swimming courses. I could not believe that I was moving across the water in the first course. Joe is an excellent coach, very observant, and knows how to get you past your fears in a manner that is not overwhelming for new and terrified swimmers. I highly recommend Joe and look forward to more advanced courses in the future.
Swimming For Adults's reply
Thanks for the kind words, Kisha.
Apr 30, 2020
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Jane S.

Private Swim Lessons

Joe is an excellent swimming instructor. He is very friendly and very patient with my son and me as beginners. My son is more comfortable and enjoy the water and I have learned swim technical and I believe with more practice I will reach my swim goal. Also Joe was very kind to work his schedule around to fit mine and get us free pass for the training. I highly recommend Joe.
Swimming For Adults's reply
Thank you for the kind words. I enjoyed working with both you and Song!
Jan 6, 2020
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Joe Buys

FAQs

  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    $45/per lesson or $150 for 4 / No Refunds

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    I will discuss with a client what their goals and objectives of the instruction are and then develop a lesson plan or workouts to meet those goals.

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    Competitive career in High School, College (MSU) and United States Masters Swimming, Senior Olympics. American Red Cross Life Saving Certification.

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