Month: July 2011

  • Total Immersion: Spearing Width and Depth

    Throughout the TI forums, we find references to how the elites swim and whether or not Total Immersion needs to change its teachings so that we all drive towards swimming like Michael Phelps and like company. One of those contentious topics is the spearing angle. I replied on one of the forum posts with this: […]

  • Becoming a Total Immersion Coach: the Application

    Well, I finally got around to submitting my application to apply for TI coach training. It’s been something I’ve been thinking about for a while and after talking to Coach Shinji about it, he was very supportive and thought I would make a good coach. So I went on the Total Immersion website, found the […]

  • Ultimate Speed Training

    Once again, the book Four Hour Body by Tim Ferriss has me trying one more new thing! For the last few months, I’ve been working on my strength through Russian techniques (see Deadlifting is HARD (and Dangerous) and Deadlifting for Faster Running). I’ve seen some definite increases in my track workouts, having dropped from 39 […]