Total Immersion Swimming (Pt 2)-Attending an Effortless Endurance Workshop.

Total Immersion Swimming (Pt 2)-Attending an Effortless Endurance Workshop.

Earlier in the year I wrote about my attempt to improve my swimming by adopting the Total Immersion style of swimming from a book (read about it here Total Immersion Swimming from a book). This personal experiment actually did improve my swimming insofar as I expended less energy, splashed less and felt that I could swim for longer.  However, I was still slow (compared to those around me) and I didn’t feel that I could improve my stroke or technique further by myself. I have had some experience of swimming…

Total Immersion Swimming-My Last Ditch Attempt To Enjoy Swimming-Learning From A Book

Total Immersion Swimming-My Last Ditch Attempt To Enjoy Swimming-Learning From A Book

I should love swimming but I virtually hate it (at the moment). I really, really want to look forward to going to the pool but I don’t.  I made the decision to stop running due to aching knees and so decided to replace running with swimming!  It seemed like a good idea at the time but boy am I suffering. Throughout this post I am referring to front-crawl (aka freestyle).  I’m ok at breast-stroke and it is mildly enjoyable, however breast-stroke is like a second-class citizen in the world of…