Total Immersion: Revolutionary Way to Swim Better and Faster
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 w...more
I've been swimming since schooldays but only in the last few years swum with the front crawl or 'freestyle'. For over forty years of my life two lengths front crawl was my absolute limit, leaving me a wet dish-rag with tunnel vision at the end. Trying to swim further and slowing down wouldn't be any different, I would just flounder and sink ...more
Throw me into the category of folks ...more
I totally enjoyed reading this book and teaching myself a new way to do the freestyle stroke. Laughlin really breaks it down by skills that build on one another beautifully. It seemed important to swim each drill in the order presented before reading to far into the book. You can tell he has a great deal of teaching experience. I was relieved when he said sinker ...more
However, if you can get past the reiterations of the old ways, this is truly a great book for beginner swimmers. I ...more
О чем эта книга и зачем ее читать?
Меня, в детстве, учили плавать не так. А может, просто я не так научился плавать.
В книге - огромное внимание уделяется не только упражнениям, но и теории. Эти теоретические знания, очень здорово помогают там, в бассейне. Это своего рода инструкция - справочник. Что-то не получается? Вернись на несколько глав назад. Все хорошо? Повтори еще раз!
Даже не смотря на то, что я ни разу не ...more
TI itself is great and I can completely recommend. It massively helped my swimming and made it much more enjoyable.
However, the book isn't good. There are many, many chapters 'selling' TI to you, which is why it took me so long to read and I had to get it renewed ...more
The techniques outlined in this book make sense. They've explained in a manner that makes sense and build on top of each other. The only knock against it - the book is a bit redundant at times.
I want t ...more
Terry breaks his Total Immersion technique into something like 15 progressive drills near the middle of the book. Most dril ...more
В первой части автор рассказывает как он пришел к системе "Полное погружение" и как разрабатывал свою методику. Основная цель - это уменьшение сопротивления воды во время движения в воде. Это скольжение без всякого напряжения, без борьбы с водой ...more