Joining the Navy SEALs is tough. You need to go through rigorous training in various weather conditions and environments. It's not all about physical strength, the strength of your mind is just as important. Clint Emerson, a Former Navy SEAL, explained how to survive drowning with tied hands.
His Career as a Navy SEAL Lasted for 20 Years, and He Has Been on Missions All Over the World
They Are Trained to Emerge From the Water with Tied Hands and Legs
He wrote about their method of escape in his new book called "100 Deadly Skills." Check out the method:
He Says It Is Important to Stay Calm in Those Situations so They Have to Be Mentally Prepared for Anything and Everything
So, You Should Exhale All Air from the Lungs so You Can Sink and Push Yourself up to the Surface
Here's How to Float
"Panicking, which can lead to hyperventilation, is the number-one enemy to survival," said the former Navy SEAL.
After Exhaling, Kick Back and Bring the Head above the Surface to Inhale
Moving Your Legs While Exhaling in the Water Will Help You Move
"When Facing Down, Whether Floating in Place or Using a Backward Kicking Motion to Swim to Shore, the Operative Should Arch His Back in Order to Raise His Head above Water," Wrote the Author
You Can Swim like That by Propelling Your Legs and Popping up for Air
"In Rough Seas, This May Not Give Him Enough Clearance to Get His Head Out of the Water. Instead, a Full Body Rotation Will Allow Him to Take a Deep Breath and Then Continue Travelling Forward," Said Emerson
Do Not Try This Alone and in Deep Waters
If you want to try it, do it when someone who can help you is there, and do it in a pool that is not too deep.