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Forum: Freestyle 04-02-2010
Replies: 5
Poll: Under-Switch
Views: 2,530
Posted By krzych
I lead the forearm of the recovering arm parallel...

I lead the forearm of the recovering arm parallel to the surface of the water in a depth beneath the body
but a little bit wider than the line of shoulder. The hand is opened, inner part directed...
Forum: Freestyle 04-01-2010
Replies: 5
Poll: Under-Switch
Views: 2,530
Posted By krzych
speed in underswitch

When I'm dooing the underswith drill I have the following problem.
After a switch I have a forward momentum.
But when I move the recovering arm to the position just before the switch, this arm works...
Forum: Freestyle 03-16-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 5,188
Posted By krzych
When you catch up with a slower swimmer you can...

When you catch up with a slower swimmer you can feel his splashing.
In that case you can start doing a drill to slow down.
When someone yields you then it is his problem to overtake you.

What really...
Forum: Freestyle 03-13-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,729
Posted By krzych
My experiences indicate, that you can make your...

My experiences indicate, that you can make your position higher by experimenting with:
- higher position of the leading arm
- lower rotation (wider position of the leading arm)
- bigger amount of air...
Forum: Freestyle 03-05-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 8,252
Posted By krzych
Maybe I'm wrong. But tell me which point do you...

Maybe I'm wrong.
But tell me which point do you disagree with:

1. Wider arm position = lower rotation
2. lower rotation = more stable position
3. lower rotation = higher body position

Don't get me...
Forum: Freestyle 03-02-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 8,252
Posted By krzych
I agree that the body should move in the...

I agree that the body should move in the direction pointed by the spine.
However I am not sure about this:



Someone may want to put his arm a little bit wider for some reasons.
For example to have...
Forum: Freestyle 02-28-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 8,252
Posted By krzych
The body should travel straight in the line of...

The body should travel straight in the line of your spine,
not in the line of the leading arm.

The leading arm can be placed outside the line of shoulder.
So the leading arm is not necessarily...
Forum: Freestyle 02-02-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 4,874
Posted By krzych
When Shinji swims he places the leading hand a...

When Shinji swims he places the leading hand a little bit downwards (on 3:30 or 4 o'clock).
But I noticed that when he does the "Superman glide" drill his armes are in a horizontal position (on 3...
Forum: Freestyle 01-03-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 4,772
Posted By krzych
I think that my rotation on the film made under...

I think that my rotation on the film made under the water was OK.
Are you sure that it is too big ?

On the film made over the water my rotation is too big because I tried to make my elbow as high as...
Forum: Freestyle 12-27-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 4,772
Posted By krzych
I've already lowered my stroke count. Now I need...

I've already lowered my stroke count. Now I need 16 strokes to swim a pool 25 meters long. 9 months ago my result was about 24. And one more year before it was 40 ;-)
Forum: Freestyle 12-26-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 4,772
Posted By krzych
Unfortunately I don't have any present videos of...

Unfortunately I don't have any present videos of me.
But I can show you 2 films made 9 months ago.
Since that time I have changed my technique.
Now I try to place my hand higher, look downwards and...
Forum: Freestyle 12-25-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 4,772
Posted By krzych
Splashingpat, thanks for your answer but I need...

Splashingpat, thanks for your answer but I need some more information.



I don't understand this part. Could you explain it ?
To be honest, when I learned to swim some years ago my swimming...
Forum: Freestyle 12-25-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 4,772
Posted By krzych
Marry Christmas ! Daveblt, your question...

Marry Christmas !

Daveblt, your question was:
"how far are you reaching down when you spear ?"
I would describe my position in water in the way that my swimming trunks touch the surface of the...
Forum: Freestyle 12-22-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 4,772
Posted By krzych
Lightweight legs problem

Hi,
I have a problem with my legs because they are very lightweight.
I don't know the reason for that because they look normal.
When I swim my legs are close to the surface of the water.
I work...
Forum: Freestyle 09-06-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 3,468
Posted By krzych
I would like to get to know what are the benefits...

I would like to get to know what are the benefits from breating out mostly through the nose.

Some swimmers do the opposite: they exhale mostly through the mouth and blow out only a very small...
Forum: Freestyle 09-04-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 3,468
Posted By krzych
So why in the TI DVDs Terry teaches to blow out...

So why in the TI DVDs Terry teaches to blow out the air through the nose only ?
He opens the mouth, but no air bubbles are getting out from it.
In the DVDs Tarry says nothing about blowing the air...
Forum: Freestyle 09-03-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 3,468
Posted By krzych
Breathing out with the nose only

TI teaches to breathe out only with the nose.

A lot of swimmers successfully breath out with both: the nose and the lips.

I know that blowing out the air through the nose prevents from getting...
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