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Forum: Links and References 05-15-2012
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Posted By johnny.widen
What cameras are used in endless pools?

The cameras used in endless pools, are they special or are they just off-the-shelf cameras? Any links?
Forum: Freestyle 05-10-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,950
Posted By johnny.widen
I use video analysis on a regular basis. Both for...

I use video analysis on a regular basis. Both for my own swimming and drilling and for people I use to help. I really recommend it.

Thanks David for pointing out TacticsView. Do you know of any...
Forum: Freestyle 05-01-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 10,397
Posted By johnny.widen
Camera resolution

A comment on camera resolution. Nowadays most cameras have a possibility to shoot HD. It could be in 720p (=1280x720 progressive) or 1080p (=1920x1080 progressive). This means that when you look at...
Forum: Freestyle 04-30-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 10,397
Posted By johnny.widen
Saturday morning I practice some more to put my...

Saturday morning I practice some more to put my head in the opposite direction to get it fixed. However, it is more difficult then I thought. I haven't yet imprinted the right direction, so I need...
Forum: Freestyle 04-30-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 10,397
Posted By johnny.widen
Underwater camera

Hi Earl!

I currently use a Kodak Sport Play. It gives good pictures and with a Gorilla Pod it is very easy to mount on various things in the pool. Since you cannot see the display when you have the...
Forum: Freestyle 04-27-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 10,397
Posted By johnny.widen
I have tried that and I could keep from it. It...

I have tried that and I could keep from it. It felt a bit odd. I also tried to swim near the lane separator, and it didn't really help either. Maybe I should give it another try?

Do you you have...
Forum: Freestyle 04-27-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 10,397
Posted By johnny.widen
Andy, that is what I really try to do and also...

Andy, that is what I really try to do and also feel that I am doing. However, the video tells me I am not. As said, moving my head keeps it synced to the bottom line.
Forum: Freestyle 04-27-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 10,397
Posted By johnny.widen
Today's exercise: 4x25m Superman glide 4x25m...

Today's exercise:

4x25m Superman glide
4x25m Superman flutter
4x25m Superman flutter to full stroke
4x25m Laser lead flutter
4x25m Laser lead flutter with one shoulder per length in the air
4x25m...
Forum: Freestyle 04-26-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 10,397
Posted By johnny.widen
Thanks Haschu for such an impressive...

Thanks Haschu for such an impressive analysis.

Watching the back view videos I have also seen that it is not just the head. You inspired me to an extra session today and I thought that it could be...
Forum: Freestyle 04-25-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 10,397
Posted By johnny.widen
Thanks Andy! I haven't thought of the...

Thanks Andy!

I haven't thought of the distinction between rolling and reaching before. ...
Forum: Freestyle 04-23-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 10,397
Posted By johnny.widen
Some more videos

As said, I have now been working with dryland and water exercises and I have some videos taken after the workshop. The last one is the most recent and has been shot after starting this tread.

This...
Forum: Freestyle 04-23-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 10,397
Posted By johnny.widen
Thanks Mike! I wasn't aware of that asymmetry....

Thanks Mike! I wasn't aware of that asymmetry. That will one of my new focus point.
Forum: Freestyle 04-23-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 10,397
Posted By johnny.widen
Thanks! I have used your observations to the...

Thanks!

I have used your observations to the focus points in my latest swim session. See the last video in my following post.

During the Autumn I worked for a while following Dave Cameron's advice...
Forum: Freestyle 04-23-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 10,397
Posted By johnny.widen
Thanks Paul. I will try a lower head. With the...

Thanks Paul. I will try a lower head.

With the tempo in the video, I think I can hold the stroke for quite a while. I normally swim at a higher tempo. I always try to keep the focus points I have...
Forum: Freestyle 04-23-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 10,397
Posted By johnny.widen
Thanks Westy! It is three different cameras with...

Thanks Westy!

It is three different cameras with three different operators. I have then edit them together in Final Cut Pro X. One tricky part was to get the right sync, since the cameras started at...
Forum: Freestyle 04-23-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 10,397
Posted By johnny.widen
Thanks Alex! What a coincident! It will be...

Thanks Alex!


What a coincident! It will be interesting to see if we might have the same cause.


Exactly!


Some of these might very well apply to me.
Forum: Freestyle 04-19-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 10,397
Posted By johnny.widen
How to keep the laser line? Check the video

As Markku (MarkkuS) and Johan (jofo), I would like to pay tribute to the TI coaches Mat Hudson and Pawel Lewicki and the TI mentor Lennart Larsson for the successful TI workshop in Írebro in Sweden...
Forum: Freestyle 01-17-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 4,861
Posted By johnny.widen
Index Finger Swimming

Check out the following thread
http://www.totalimmersion.net/forum/showthread.php?t=1872
where Terry recommends index finger swimming
Forum: Links and References 01-06-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 1,688
Posted By johnny.widen
Total Immersion Swimming in Wordfeud

At least in Sweden, the Android and iOS app Wordfeud is very popular.

Check out the attached picture that shows the cap I got from my daughter in Christmas present.

:-)
Forum: Links and References 01-05-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 5,197
Posted By johnny.widen
Video references

Suzanne, thanks a lot for updating the page!

Is there a reason why you didn't include any video references? I think at least Shinji swimming would fit. I know that I can put it there by myself, but...
Forum: Freestyle 01-01-2012
Replies: 102
Views: 48,856
Posted By johnny.widen
TI coaches live as they preach

What attracts me very much with TI coaches is that they live as they preach. They have themselves genuine practice of how to balance, streamline and propulse. This is a solid base for trust.

Is...
Forum: Freestyle 01-01-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,493
Posted By johnny.widen
This is how it can be done Shinji Takeuchi's Open...

This is how it can be done
Shinji Takeuchi's Open Turn Demonstration (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T1v4uupW9zk)

... and as a bonus, the flip/tumble turn
Shinji Takeuchi's Flip Turn Demonstration...
Forum: Freestyle 12-29-2011
Replies: 102
Views: 48,856
Posted By johnny.widen
I have seen the Shinji animation a long time ago...

I have seen the Shinji animation a long time ago and I don't like it. It is so 'unhuman', it reminds me of most animations of walking or rather running people, those animations are not natural.

I...
Forum: Links and References 12-29-2011
Replies: 70
Views: 17,200
Posted By johnny.widen
How to direct people while waiting for the Insanely Great Web Site?

Every now and then I talk to people about swimming, during coffee breaks, at dinner conversions, etc. They often show interest and want know more because they have had a dream to be able to swim...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 12-29-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 6,776
Posted By johnny.widen
I like this! An image of it with links to...

I like this! An image of it with links to explaining text would be perfect on the new web site.

But skip the numbering of the quadrants, since it goes against mathematical conventions, since it...
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