Masters swimmer and acclaimed coach Terry Laughlin has taught thousands to swim more efficiently in the workshops he has given across the United States. In his book Laughlin details simple, step-by-step drills emphasizing the importance of technique and an innovative workout regimen. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
Eddie Reese 1992, 1996, 2000, and 2004 United States Olympic Coach and Head Coach, University of Texas (six-time NCAA champions) The most valuable service a good coach provides is to sharpen your technique, not make you work harder. Terry Laughlin has done an outstanding job of simplifying that complex job, providing practical tools that will work for any coach or teacher.
David Marsh 1996, 2000, and 2004 United States Olympic Coach and Head Coach, Auburn University (2003 NCAA Men's and Women's champions) Total Immersion can help anyone learn to be a better swimmer, regardless of ability. Terry Laughlin makes an improved stroke simple for the novice, yet I've seen his methods work for elite swimmers, too.
I found the author’s meandering approach and underlying sales tactics made for a very frustrating read. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Russell Crawford
The book is well written, makes instructions simple for absolute amateurs, and the drills are useful for swimmers at any level of competency. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Mohammad Noroozi
This is a game changer. I've been swimming for decades and this blew me away. My stroke was pretty engrained but this approach and instruction allowed me to change my stroke for... Read morePublished 10 months ago by wat.cowboy
I was skeptical about the TI technique. After reading this book and practicing the skills, I was presently surprised how much I could improve my swimming experience in a couple of... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Natsuko Kojima
I'm not an avid reader but flew through this in a couple of sittings and still find myself going back to various points to improve my technique. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Fintan
I first had this book as reference from the Public Library in my area and decided it was so informative I chose to purchase it. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Chris
Exactly what I expected.
Book information is good, but I would suggest getting the DVD's as well. Read more