If you had just 30 minutes to work with a friend who has asked you for help with their swimming, what would you do with that time? What would be the most important things you would focus on in order to give them the most dramatic improvement in the shortest amount of time?
You might ask what the swimmer’s particular needs are, but let’s say he/she sees himself somewhere below your skill level- that’s why they are asking you.
This is a great quiz for any coach- and it will tell a lot about what they think is most important in swimming quality and likely what they focus their practices on.
But I want to challenge you as a TI Swimmer- to be a self-coaching swimmer. This is ultimately what Total Immersion Coaching intends to accomplish. We want swimmers to be as smart as coaches. So these TI principles and priorities are things we intend for you to know well and use to keep your stroke technique continually improving, when others around you settle for status quo.
And then you are ready to turn and help someone else when they ask you for help, and get amazing results.
So what would you focus on?
I will give you a clue:
More to follow… but I hope you’ll leave some comments or send me an email with your ideas.