Bates Method International

Techniques: The Swings

In this section:

  • Introduction
    Introductory guide on the theory and basis for approaching the swings.
  • The Long Swing
    The easiest to grasp and practise, good for beginners.
  • The Head Swing
    A more subtle swing that can be practised anywhere.
  • The Prayer Swing
    A powerful technique that makes great use of the imagination.
  • The Optical Swing
    A challenging swing that requires precise perception and simultabeous visual acceptance.
  • The Drifting Swing
    A swing to engage both the imagination and memory, and the delightful experience of practising no responsibility at all!