Portlaoise will host a seminar for Total Immersion Swimming this Friday night in the Maldron Hotel.
It will be attended by Terry Laughlin, one of the foremost swimming coaches in the world and pioneer of the Total Immersion style, which promotes a more graceful style of swimming, involving the core.
Terry has coached a number of Olympic grade athletes and it is his first time to appear in Ireland since 1998.
He has been invited over by Melissa Duncan, who runs The Swim Studio in Stradbally. She is the only Total Immersion swim coach in Ireland, and her studio boats an endless pool with fourway camera system to track swimmers both over and under the water.
The seminar this Friday night takes place from 6.30pm to 8.30pm, and tickets cost just €15. For further information phone 085-7126419.