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Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 09-24-2013
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Posted By Nickyb
Slow down to speed up...I like it!

Wow...2.5 would find me swim-crawling along the bottom of the pool I think. It'll take a while to get there...

Thank you Ron Bear and I will take your much appreciated advice about practising at...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 09-23-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 3,663
Posted By Nickyb
Session 2

Loving my new toy...

Descending set (I think that's what you call it...)
Started off at 1.32 SPL 20 (I think I even counted some 18s and 19s - must have been wrong!) and after each 10 - 14 laps I...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 09-20-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 3,663
Posted By Nickyb
I got it!

My tempo trainer arrived and I had a chance to use my new toy this afternoon.

Started off at 1.34 (thanks for your advice Ron Bear) but found this tempo really slow. I felt a little unbalanced at...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 09-05-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 3,663
Posted By Nickyb
Thanks

Thank you Terry for your advice.

Isn't it funny how many people ask, "Don't you get bored when you're swimming lap after lap?" I find I have some much to think about and concentrate on I just wish I...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 09-04-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 3,663
Posted By Nickyb
Wow...

Thanks so much for your comprehensive advice Ron Bear.

I was definitely on the wrong track with where to start and now know exactly what to do.

Yes, as noted my 2km speed and 100m speed are quite...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 09-03-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 3,663
Posted By Nickyb
New Tempo Trainer User

Can I please have some simple advice on how to start off with a tempo trainer with the aim of increasing my speed...?

I know there is ALOT of information about tempo trainers in forums and I've...
Forum: Links and References 08-31-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 8,858
Posted By Nickyb
Another interesting way to monitor your...

Another interesting way to monitor your swimming...
I have just returned from a very enjoyable 2km swim this morning (took 44 minutes). Got out of the pool feeling more relaxed than when I went in...
Forum: Freestyle 08-08-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 2,707
Posted By Nickyb
Do what feels right for you

Hi Helix,
I'm not a coach either and haven't got any valuable advice to give but I wanted to say well done you! You look very relaxed in the water and are obviously being extremely 'mindful' when...
Forum: Freestyle 06-17-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,859
Posted By Nickyb
Recommend swimovate

Hi Jamie
I bought a swimovate watch from wiggle uk about a month ago and it was money well spent in my book. About $100NZ and it's been really accurate counting laps as nicka said.
I found it frees...
Forum: Freestyle 01-28-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 7,314
Posted By Nickyb
No wonder they're so nice to watch if they're...

No wonder they're so nice to watch if they're former coaches...
Forum: Freestyle 01-27-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 7,314
Posted By Nickyb
Morning again and thanks for the continued great...

Morning again and thanks for the continued great advice and clips.
Don't worry about the hijacking Danny, it's been interesting reading the debate. And thanks for the link to the clip about...
Forum: Freestyle 01-27-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 7,314
Posted By Nickyb
Thanks Sherry and Trichos, I'll try your...

Thanks Sherry and Trichos, I'll try your suggestions today. Great clip with the zipper visual Trichos.
I suppose it's getting your 'chicken wing' arm action going first and then moving your forearm...
Forum: Freestyle 01-26-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 7,314
Posted By Nickyb
Sunday morning ocean swims... :)

Nothing can put you in a better frame of mind than a Sunday morning swim in the ocean...bliss.
I concentrated solely on nodding drills today and am beginning to appreciate the underwater view in the...
Forum: Freestyle 01-26-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 7,314
Posted By Nickyb
Nodding drills (just reread a thread in the...

Nodding drills (just reread a thread in the breathing section of this site - great tips for tomorrow morning's swim), fingertip drag AND more weights...
I'm too busy to go back to work next week...
Forum: Freestyle 01-26-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 7,314
Posted By Nickyb
Appreciative of feedback...

Thanks so much for checking out the video and your comments Charles and Trichos, especially Trichos for saying I had grace, balance and nice shorts!
All feedback much appreciated from a motivated...
Forum: Freestyle 01-25-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 7,314
Posted By Nickyb
Uploaded video link on previous comment...and it...

Uploaded video link on previous comment...and it works... :)

Thanks for your fast replies...
In answer to your query Charles? I am a 39 year old female.
I have attempted to upload my first ever you...
Forum: Freestyle 01-25-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 7,314
Posted By Nickyb
As well as new to TI am new to IT...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIloVrHwrAM

Will post as soon as I work out how to get my video from iPad camera roll or email to post on the forum...mmmm...
As with the swimming I am determined to...
Forum: Freestyle 01-24-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 7,314
Posted By Nickyb
Permission to swim faster???

Hi there, I am new to TI and to this forum so please be patient...
I am a purely recreational swimmer who does it because swimming makes me feel so good (apart from the occasional post-swim migraine)...
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