How good are snorkeling swimmers?
While being a strong swimmer is not absolutely essential, being able to swim well will mean you’ll have a much richer experience and be able to see more of what’s underneath the surface. Since everyone’s skills and confidence levels are different, the only real way to know how you’re going to fare is to try it.
Can bad swimmers snorkel?
Can you snorkel even if you don’t know how to swim? Well, basically yes, you can still enjoy snorkeling even if you’re a non-swimmer. There’s no special skill needed to experience this water activity as long as you have the right snorkeling equipment. It’s a great pastime that almost anyone can enjoy.
Can a non swimmer scuba dive?
The answer is: yes, you can
To get certified as a diver, you need to know basic swimming (ability to float or tread water for 10 min, swim 200m unaided/300m with mask-fins-snorkel). However, to do introductory scuba diving program such as Try Scuba or a PADI Discover Scuba Diving program, swimming is not required.
What are the benefits of snorkeling in your own opinion?
It works out quads, hamstrings, calves, ankles, hip flexors, core and shoulders. Snorkeling itself improves overall strength and endurance, reduces stress and burns about 300 calories an hour. Cardiovascular health: Snorkeling is also good for your heart, as it increases the heart rate and strengthens the heart muscle.