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Swim better—and enjoy every lap—with Total Immersion, a guide to improving your swimming from an expert with more than thirty years of experience in the water.

Terry Laughlin, the world’s #1 authority on swimming success, has made his unique approach even easier for anyone to master. Whether you’re an accomplished swimmer or have always found swimming to be a struggle, Total Immersion will show you that it’s mindful fluid movement—not athletic ability—that will turn you into an efficient swimmer. This new edition of the bestselling Total Immersion features:

· A thoughtfully choreographed series of skill drills—practiced in the mindful spirit of yoga—that can help anyone swim more enjoyably
· A holistic approach to becoming one with the water and to developing a swimming style that’s always comfortable
· Simple but thorough guidance on how to improve fitness and form
· A complementary land-and-water program for achieving a strong and supple body at any age

Based on more than thirty years of teaching, coaching, and research, Total Immersion has dramatically improved the physical and mental experience of swimming for thousands of people of all ages and abilities.

Topics: Sports, Tips & Tricks, Exercise, Informative, Success, and Guides

Published: Touchstone on Mar 13, 2012
ISBN: 9781451688337
List price: $13.99
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This method is absolutely great. The "swimming like a fish" (it's not literal quote, I've got and read this book in Polish.) is a brilliant idea and it works. I'm doing this stuff and it helped me a lot. Saying this, I must also state that this book is chaotic, seems to hide a lot for the reader. making him to do a lot of detective work... How? To me giving a ton of details and exercises, when I much more need PRINCIPLES, is just this. To say the truth I never much bothered with those exercises, I re-created some of them based on the principles. Which, as I said, I was forced to elucidate for myself. Bottom up, so to say. This method really deserves a much better book! Still, if you have no other way to learn Total Immersion Swimming - read this book and do the necessary detective work! (And some splashing about in some water too.) This method really is revolutionary.read more
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I am very frustrated with the book; I've been practicing the Drills for several weeks now. I find the exercises very hard to do, it's a struggle to complete a lane (sometimes I give up and walk to the end, because I have been staring at the same tile for a minute) and I am very frustrathed with the TI way of swimming. For me, the drills and exercises just don't come together into a stroke I can swim.read more
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Total Immersion has made a dramatic impact on how I swim. The concepts, and drills were clear and easy to work through without even needing to see it done in person. All the questions I had about swimming from stretching and hydration to distances and form were all answered.read more
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This method is absolutely great. The "swimming like a fish" (it's not literal quote, I've got and read this book in Polish.) is a brilliant idea and it works. I'm doing this stuff and it helped me a lot. Saying this, I must also state that this book is chaotic, seems to hide a lot for the reader. making him to do a lot of detective work... How? To me giving a ton of details and exercises, when I much more need PRINCIPLES, is just this. To say the truth I never much bothered with those exercises, I re-created some of them based on the principles. Which, as I said, I was forced to elucidate for myself. Bottom up, so to say. This method really deserves a much better book! Still, if you have no other way to learn Total Immersion Swimming - read this book and do the necessary detective work! (And some splashing about in some water too.) This method really is revolutionary.
Is this review helpful? Yes | NoThank you for your feedback.
I am very frustrated with the book; I've been practicing the Drills for several weeks now. I find the exercises very hard to do, it's a struggle to complete a lane (sometimes I give up and walk to the end, because I have been staring at the same tile for a minute) and I am very frustrathed with the TI way of swimming. For me, the drills and exercises just don't come together into a stroke I can swim.
Is this review helpful? Yes | NoThank you for your feedback.
Total Immersion has made a dramatic impact on how I swim. The concepts, and drills were clear and easy to work through without even needing to see it done in person. All the questions I had about swimming from stretching and hydration to distances and form were all answered.
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Excellent book with clear instructions on drills to do to improve stroke.
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