If you were born in Cape Town near the ocean, chances are that you learned to swim very early. Swimming in the ocean is great, but if you want to choose it as a sport, you will have to put in some effort.
If you like water, you can join one of the swimming clubs. Most probably you will start with stroke correction classes. You will learn how to swim all four competitive strokes: freestyle, breaststroke, backstroke and butterfly. At this stage you will have to train twice or three times a week for around 45 min.
When you are ready to swim competitively, you have to pass the assessment test of Western Province Aquatics association. Continue reading Swimming with Western Province Aquatics