Originally Posted by CoachBobM
A few swimmers struggled with the old approach, but I haven't seen any swimmers have problems with the new approach.
I was looking for a place to post my comments on self coaching materials from total immersion and your comment seemed as appropriate as any. I did not purchase any DVD's but rather I purchased the coaching kits that provided links to videos for download. The first kit was $19.95. It seemed more like marketing than training to me. So I was excited by the description of the later kit at $49.95, which I purchased.
In general, I have found all the videos to be frustrating and not worth the money. Why? ... Because the style of music with a few words printed on the screen did not tell me what I was looking at or looking for. Its been totally frustrating and I abandoned the whole idea of using these materials, though I am certainly sold on the swimming techniques.