Who Is Your Example?

Who Is Your Example?

You may have noticed that there is a proper way to do a squat, or a dead lift. We understand that when you load these movements, if the body is properly positioned, a proper load placed, and that load it carried through the best pathway, the athlete can do it without...
An Update From Coach Terry

An Update From Coach Terry

I have a stack of topics begging me to be finished and published, but today I wanted to pass on to your a link to TI Head Coach Terry’s inspirational update on his cancer treatment and experience. I will likely post my next article for you within a few days. It...
Test for Progress and Weakness

Test for Progress and Weakness

Here is an excerpt from the instruction in the12-week Master Class 1K course inside our Online Coaching Program. It is describing the role of the test swim and guiding the swimmer’s response to it: To test progress and reveal strengths and weak spots you need to...
Deep Practice Encouragement – Part 3

Deep Practice Encouragement – Part 3

The practice advice continues from Deep Practice Encouragement – Part 2… *** You Can’t Do It All At Once You can’t perfect everything at once, or in one season. Yet, by race day, you’ve got to have some chosen skill improvements...
Deep Practice Encouragement – Part 2

Deep Practice Encouragement – Part 2

This essay continues from Deep Practice Encouragement – Part 1… *** Now, a bit of practical advice on Deep/Deliberate Practice. The Four Deliberate Practice Principles 1. Make it a specific, clearly-defined, skill objective. “I am going to swim...
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