Effortless Swimming in the Pool and in the Open Water
The ideal wide base recovery triangle
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:
Mastery: The 2 beat kick The most challenging thing about the 2 beat kick is it isn’t a kick like we think of kick. In swimming most of us think of the legs moving back and forth non-stop. But in … Continue reading →
“Learning Swimming is not linear”-said Beth this on the last day of the 6week adult swim program at Plymouth State University. This was her response when I had asked the group what they had learned during these last 6 weeks. … Continue reading →
Adding mountain biking to your weekly triathlon training can be beneficial both mentally and physically. Mentally it can toughen you up- a hill on the road is cake compared to a hill in the woods. Hitting the dirt trails can … Continue reading →
“I have learned many things through this journey and have had many tangible results. You have introduced more filling and healthy foods in my diet that I was not fully aware of before. I cook more at home. I have … Continue reading →
—JT, Newton, MA
“You are amazing! So full of energy and motivating. You use your own tips to drive your life which makes it easier to take suggestions and try them. You walk your talk. You are inspiring in how you live and … Continue reading →
—Johanna, 6 Mos Health Coaching Program Graduate
“Celeste gave me the tools to strengthen my body, mind, and spirit to meet the current and future challenges in staying healthy. I have a renewed value in all aspects of my life.”
—Lynne, 6 Mos Health Coaching Program Graduate
“I am feeling better about my choices and my overall body and mind. I can see how this program can change a persons lifestyle, health, and overall well being.”
—Edith, 6 Mos Health Coaching Program Graduate
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!