Flow Requires Full Attention

Flow Requires Full Attention

This continues from Part 4 of our discussion of Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi’s eight “characteristic dimensions of the flow experience” outlined in his book The Evolving Self. The first two features of flow had more to do with planning what your training...
Full Attention Required

Full Attention Required

We are continuing our series on the application of Deliberate Practice in Total Immersion: Part 1 – The Definition Of Deliberate Practice Part 2 – Follow A Proven Effective Path Part 3 – Difficult And Enjoyable Practice Part 4 – Focus On Small...
Difficult And Enjoyable Practice

Difficult And Enjoyable Practice

This is the third part of a series on how we demonstrate Deliberate Practice principles in our Total Immersion training. You may start with Part 1, and Part 2. In Chapter 4 “The Gold Standard” in Peak: Secrets From The New Science Of Expertise, in the...
Remain In This Moment

Remain In This Moment

One nice thing about being back in USA is that we have pools that open at 05:00 in the morning, and I love early morning swims (and runs). Upon returning from Turkey last week, I went to my fitness club early one morning to find the pool was closed for repairs. They...