Posts Tagged ‘Tempo Trainer’

Why I Count Strokes the Conscious (‘Hard’) Way
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on February 1st, 2014

Earlier this month, TI Coach (and ‘Head Librarian’ of the TI Swim Academy) Mat Hudson wrote a ?blog titled?Why Count Strokes? I urge you to read it — all the way through. It’s packed with invaluable insight and clear, compelling explanation. At the top, Mat enumerates his reasons for counting strokes. My favorites include: Counting […]

Swim Faster; Be Healthier (Maybe even live longer!)
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on December 6th, 2013

When you train the TI way, efforts you expend to swim faster aren’t for the momentary ego gratification of the time itself, nor for the higher placing it may bring in an event. The more compelling reason is because those efforts can bring proven benefits to physical and mental health. [Also because time provides an […]

How Age and Cunning Can Win the Day in Open Water
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on May 3rd, 2013

In open water racing, there are countless opportunities to minimize error and the payoff can be great.

How to Swim Faster by Stroking Slower (AND Faster)
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on February 15th, 2013

How stroking ‘slow AND fast’ at the same time, will move you through the water faster.

What is Success in TI Swimming?
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on January 25th, 2013

For TI coaches, the measure of success is how many ‘ordinary’ people we can help have EXTRAORDINARY swim experiences.

Start Where You Are
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on December 22nd, 2012

Starting where you are is a way to banish labels like ‘fast’ and ‘slow’ or ‘good’ and ‘bad.’

How to Use Tempo Trainer to make your turns (and times) faster.
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on May 9th, 2012

Stay with the (Tempo Trainer) beep on turns as well as laps. Turns and times will both improve immediately.

Guest Post: How to Get 2 Weeks of Improvement in 30 Minutes
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on January 6th, 2012

How Andy achieved 2 weeks worth of progress in 30 minutes — and got a new Personal Best for 25m – by applying the principles of “The Talent Code” and TI Practice

How You THINK Determines How You Swim.
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on October 6th, 2011

Mary learned to ‘think on the fly’ at Masters workout. She set a PR in the 100 Free on the very next set — and got invaluable prep for her next triathlon. If that;s not enough, it also ‘creates new brain cells!’

Two Sets to Test Your Stroke Efficiency AND Mastery
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on August 21st, 2011

Take the Test: How efficient is your stroke. How masterful are you at pace control?