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Change Your Swimming in Three Minutes, Part Two: Visualize!
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on April 18th, 2014

In my previous installment in this three part series?Change Your Swimming in Three Minutes?I suggested setting aside three minutes at the beginning of practice-in most cases before you enter the pool–to calm and focus your mind. To recap, the first-stage exercise included: Nose breathing. Mouth breathing stimulates the sympathetic nervous system, which activates when we’re […]

From Focal Point to Muscle Memory: Part One
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on March 5th, 2014

Last weekend, Friday Feb 28 to Sunday Mar 2 I joined coaches from Total Immersion-UK at a Triathlon Show in Sandown Park near London. Each day, I spent an hour demonstrating TI teaching methodology in an Endless Pool, coaching five swimmers for ?only 10 ?minutes apiece in each hour–a total of 15 swimmers over three […]