Originally Posted by sclim
Thanks for your updating advice, duly noted. I must say, though, from the progress I have made, I think my form, feel and insight were at such a low level that any reasonable help, even from 5 or 7 years ago was still of significant assistance to me. Unless I am informed of information out there that is actually plain out harmful to my progress, I will assume that any information that seems to be helpful, especially in terms of improving insight or which actually has resulted in an objective measure of improvement in my swimming is helpful, although I'm sure subsequent experience will show me in retrospect that some bits were more helpful than others.
That's not a bad attitude to approach things with. If we manage to increase our efficiency, lower our effort, and increase our results, we've succeeded. And probably had fun doing it too.