Many individuals have a huge fear of water. Often, something frightening happened to them as a young child. Others just become severely anxious when in water for no apparent reason. There is a way to overcome these water fears, as explained in this post sponsored by ValuedVoice. Individuals that learn to swim in a relaxed setting often find that their fears have disappeared. It is important to find the right swim instructor or professional swim coach. Look for someone with a lot of patience and a calm demeanor. Most communities have some sort of public pool where swim classes are often held.