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You’ve Invested in a TI Workshop or had some One on One Lessons…. BUT where to from here??

Wouldn’t it be great if we could just attend a swim workshop and or have a few private lessons and “Abra Kadabra” we are great swimmers. Yes, we all have some immediate improvements in efficiency (which in some cases results in an impressive improvement in lap times or perceived rate of effort). In order to imprint new muscle memory we need to practice the skills that we have been shown and monitor and review (or better yet, get your coach to assess) our progress. Everybody learns at a different rate so there is no “One size fits all” solution. The general rule of thumb is that it takes about 10,000 “purposeful” repetitions of a single action to imprint new muscle memory. Sounds like a lo

Deliberate Practice

Deliberate practice is an activity designed specifically to improve performance, often with a coach or mentors help. Most people practice by mindlessly repeating an activity over and over without any clear goal of what they want to accomplish. For example, let’s say a person wants to improve their golf game. If they are like most people, they’ll just go to the driving range and hit a couple of buckets of balls without thinking much about specific ways they can improve their swing. 300 balls later these people haven’t improved at all. In fact, they may have gotten worse. Deliberate practice, on the other hand, is designed with clear objectives and goals. When top performers practice, they bre

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