Effortless Swimming in the Pool and in the Open Water
Here is a helpful video, showing Celeste demonstrate her relaxed and effortless Total Immersion freestyle technique in open water and in the pool:
See more of our training and warm-up videos HERE
Total Immersion trainer, Terry Laughlin, talks about the Total Immersion Open Water camp in Kailua-Kona, March 2013
Maximize your triathlon training
With focused training and the right skills, you will improve your triathlon times and feel better doing it. Let Celeste St. Pierre, owner of TriathlonSkills.com help you get in sync with your natural abilities in swimming, biking and running. She offers three ways to help athletes:
In yoga the poses are referred to as Asanas. I like to think of swimming as a sequence of Asanas that flow from one pose into another. The same Asanas repeat, and as a result of the flow and timing … Continue reading →
Mountain biking is a lot about weight, balance, a onenes with the bike. And I don’t mean, like spiritually, well maybe it could be. But thinking the bike is an extension of the body. Having a constant sense of where … Continue reading →
When swimming, keep breathing! Breathing seems to be the number one challenge for people new to swimming. Breathing is not something we think about until we get in the water. In the water, we now have to think about when … Continue reading →
I love triathlon training. I have been learning a sport but so… much more. Besides winning back my physical health I have gained peace, joy, confidence, persistence, determination, setting and achieving goals and a love for life. The benefits of … Continue reading →
Thanks a lot, Celeste and all our talented and patient coaches! The camp was exceptionally well run in a paradise location. I am so happy I am able to swim in open water now and it showed a newbie doesn’t … Continue reading →
“Its amazing how the TI program benefits everyone. All the drills we went over are an integral part of an efficient stroke. The structure of the class gives you swim time and evaluation time. It all builds on the previous … Continue reading →
—David Medeiros, MA
Nothing short of a transformation…No longer a “wanna be”, I can lap the pool and swim in open water. I’ve become a double shifting, counter steering roadie, and a mid foot striking runner who can do more than a mile … Continue reading →
Videos of my swimming really augmented my learning. I can study the way it is supposed to look and visualize this when in the water.
Each session feels like a series of breakthroughs in improving my stroke.
She has brought an efficiency and fluidity to my swim stroke resulting in faster times with less effort! Thank you, Celeste!
I’ve been ChiRunning and cornering like a mad woman. You ladies are all amazing!
—Adia, Women Venture Triathlon Camp participant
The camp was absolutely amazing… incredible training and advice, incredible women.
—Carol, Women Venture Triathlon Camp participant
My only complaint is that Celeste is so popular with our tri club that I can’t get a lesson!
—Chris Ebbrecht, Kennebunk Beach Tri Club, Biddeford, ME
Before training with Celeste, I didn’t think that the swim could be my favorite part of a tri.
Celeste is a joy to work with and I can guarantee your swimming technique will be transformed!