• Former Navy SEAL reveals how to escape drowning with your hands tied
  • Clint Emerson said the best chance of survival was controlled breathing
  • In shallow waters, use sinking and bouncing method to travel to shore
  • But a full body rotation will allow you to take a deep breath in rough seas

 

A former Navy SEAL has revealed how to escape drowning if your hands are tied.

Clint Emerson, who served in the U.S. navy for 20 years, said the best chance of survival was controlled breathing as lungs full of air made the body float better.

He recommends taking deep inhaling breaths and exhaling quickly.