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Its All in Your Mind: Improving Through Mindfulness
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on November 11th, 2009

I learned to focus not on the clock but on how I’m feeling and moving — that is, process, not outcome. Improved performance, it seems, follows improved mindfulness.

This is your Brain in Open Water: Why “Flexible Circuits” Matter
by Terry Laughlin

Posted on October 16th, 2009

To enjoy and be successful in open water, you need to retain the “Stable Circuitry” from pool practice and add to it “Flexible Circuitry” for differing conditions – chop or swells; packs or “rude” contact; drafting behind or alongside; changes in tempo or pace on start, turns, while passing; etc.