Like wasps prowling a picnic, many coaches are weighing in on Katie Ledecky after her stunning sweep of all 200, 400, 800, and 1500 freestyle events at the FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia. Why not TI?
In this article in Outside Magazine are some observations made by Dr. Mike Joyner , Mayo Clinic researcher on elite sports physiology, and Total Immersion Head Coach Terry Laughlin.
I had the privilege of meeting and training with Dr. Joyner at an open-water camp in August 2013 in New Paltz NY, where I was assisting Coach Terry. In person and online Dr. Joyner is rather modest, but he is apparently quite an scientific heavy-weight when it comes to the topic of world-record setting athletes, which is his particular study of passion.
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