February 20, 2019

I've blogged previously about Cal Newport's book Deep Work and how it relates to focused (swimming) practice. There's a new interview with Cal in The New York Times here

February 6, 2019

Want to see how Total Immersion compares to athletes like Cullen Jones and Michael Phelps? It's all about great balance and streamlining, whatever style you swim. Admittedly in the video below Phelps is swimming at 'easy pace' and not a 100m sprint, but for most adult...

December 21, 2017

Total Immersion Founder and Head Coach Terry Laughlin sadly passed away in October 2017. This is a brief account of his first trip to Berlin in November 2016.

Terry arrived on a grey chilly morning at Schönefeld Airport in Berlin having just spent the three previous day...

December 4, 2017

I thought I'd write a short updated post about the many great places to swim in Berlin as after a year living in the city I have discovered some new favourite places to swim (and also revised my opinion on some of the places in my original 'Best Pools in Berlin'...

February 6, 2017

Like many people living in the 21st Century I find I can become easily distracted by what Cal Newport calls 'shallow work'. This is the daily management of competing distractions: checking your email inbox, posting on social media, catch-up meetings and so on. Newport'...

February 6, 2017

My experience of coaching swimmers who are complete new to TI is that the first major improvement you often see is the swimmer achieving a sense of balance in the water. By allowing the water to hold their body this keeps them in the best and most comfortable position...

January 31, 2017

I honestly don't know where to start, there are so many great swimming opportunities in Berlin. In this blog post (and because it's winter) I am going to concentrate on the best indoor pools I've been to in the city and leave the many fantastic outdoor pools (Sommerbäd...

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