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Total Immersion: A Revolutionary Way to Swim Better and Fasterby Terry Laughlin
Synopses & Reviews
Swim Better Than You Ever Thought You Could!
If you think fastest way to better swimming is more laps, you're wasting your breath, literally. Now you can swim better — and enjoy it more — using simple and original techniques developed by veteran swim coach and top-ranked Masters swimmer Terry Laughlin. Laughing has helped more adults to swim faster, more smoothly, and with less effort than any other swimming coach in the country. "Total Immersion," named for the popular workshops he gives across the country, will change the way you move your body through the water, Laughlin will take the way you swim and turn it inside out as you learn that it's technique — not athletic ability — that makes a strong swimmer. And best of all, you'll eliminate the boredom that comes with repetitive lap swimming. "Total Immersion" features:
* Step-by-step skill drills that anyone can master for better swim stokes, improved form, and more enjoyable workouts
You will also learn which "pool toys" — like hand paddles and fins — can help you improve the most; how to swim for general fitness; how to stay injury-free; and much more. Based on more than twenty years of teaching, coaching, and research, Terry Laughlin's "Total Immersion" is sure to improve the quality of your swimming, whether you're skilled athlete or an average swimmer. And best of all, no more boring laps.
Demonstrates the techniques perfected by the author while working with Olympic athletes, offering step-by-step drills that cover stroke improvement, drag elimination, burning fat, and dry-land exercises.
About the Author
Terry Laughlin is the director of Total Immersion Adult Swim Camps and Clubs, the fitness editor of Swim magazine, swimming columnist for Inside Triathlon, and senior editor for Fitness Swimmer. He holds Total Immersion swim camps all over the country, and lives in Goshen, New York.
Table of Contents
Part One: New Moves
Part Two: Training Versus Trying
Part Three: Swimming for Life
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