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Forum: Freestyle 10-25-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 7,813
Posted By drone
Truly the loss of a rare individual that made the...

Truly the loss of a rare individual that made the world a better place, Terry's approach & techniques completely revolutionized my swimming, introducing an awareness that extends beyond the water. ...
Forum: Freestyle 08-02-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 1,124
Posted By drone
the aquatic path to effortlessness continues

After four or five years of mindful TI freestyle, it's nice to feel incremental change, as one observes and works on single elements of the stroke.
Just in the last month, the concept of...
Forum: Freestyle 01-26-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,594
Posted By drone
incremental change

Iíve been practising TI for about three years, and never cease to be amazed by the incremental improvement that comes from mindful repetition. There is a distinct difference between intellectually...
Forum: Links and References 04-29-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 5,990
Posted By drone
Does anybody know of links which show and...

Does anybody know of links which show and describe pertinent exercises (hopefully with diagrams/photos)? All the better if accomplished at home with minimal equipment.
Forum: Links and References 04-08-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,966
Posted By drone
excellent self-managed pain relief book

Everybody who takes their sport seriously hurts. A few years ago, I discovered The Trigger Point Therapy Workbook by Clair Davies (subsequent editions by Clair & Amber Davies). Trigger points are...
Forum: Freestyle 04-01-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 2,139
Posted By drone
These forums (and role models) are a great source...

These forums (and role models) are a great source of inspiration and information. I am happy to constantly improve on my stroke efficiency, comfort, and speed; and equally happy not to compare my...
Forum: Freestyle 03-31-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 2,139
Posted By drone
Built for comfort, not for speed

One doesnít need dig too deeply here for it to become clear that many of the swim geeks (the slightly obsessive, earnest characters who populate this forum) are also dedicated athletes. So saying,...
Forum: Links and References 03-21-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 3,737
Posted By drone
Thoughts, prayers, and best wishes to all the...

Thoughts, prayers, and best wishes to all the Japanese members of our human family facing calamities both natural and man-made. May there be much calmer waters - and much less radiation - ahead.
Forum: Links and References 03-18-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 6,185
Posted By drone
Thanks Borate. I'll give it a shot. Upon...

Thanks Borate. I'll give it a shot.
Upon reading more on the subject, apparently water (especially chlorinated) tends to seep between layers as well as contribute to drying out the nailbed.
I...
Forum: Freestyle 03-09-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 5,408
Posted By drone
I've wondered about the orginal question myself. ...

I've wondered about the orginal question myself. I usually feel very relaxed for my swims, which average 1.75-3.0k. I occasionally bump it up a bit to pass or just for fun, but recovery time to...
Forum: Freestyle 03-06-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 4,504
Posted By drone
In Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, the city-wide yearly...

In Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, the city-wide yearly pool pass is approx $265, which accesses several pools with varied lap swim schedules = good value. They also have single use rates of approx. $4. ...
Forum: Freestyle 02-23-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 5,550
Posted By drone
3 + aspiration of 2 = inspiration.

3 + aspiration of 2 = inspiration.
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 02-17-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 4,555
Posted By drone
Good for you! Open water is just lovely, and...

Good for you! Open water is just lovely, and you'll be just fine with your swimming experience. Suggestions: Practice sighting in the pool, coasting your goggles just above the water so your...
Forum: Links and References 02-05-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 6,185
Posted By drone
fingernail damage - any solutions out there?

Hello all
Like many of you, I spend a lot of time in the pool, which causes ... considerable chipping and splitting (de-laminating) of my fingernails. Has anybody else encountered this problem? Any...
Forum: Freestyle 02-03-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 21,371
Posted By drone
Here's my take on it: The front profile of our...

Here's my take on it: The front profile of our torso at the shoulder is wider than the side profile - essentially a contoured blade (or wing) shape. When we rotate, we displace water to the front...
Forum: Freestyle 02-02-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 21,371
Posted By drone
Disclaimer: I am not in any way conversant with...

Disclaimer: I am not in any way conversant with the physics involved, but have thought about why this works, and have a theory.
By using the gravity/downward hip thrust/spear/lengthening, we are...
Forum: Freestyle 12-09-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 5,383
Posted By drone
I estimate my SR to be 2.75 seconds... I wasn't...

I estimate my SR to be 2.75 seconds... I wasn't joking about relaxed. I think that the fine suggestions above will surely help to move me along a little more quickly - with an expenditure of a...
Forum: Freestyle 12-09-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 5,383
Posted By drone
How to change gears without extra output?

I'm a much slower TI freestyle swimmer than virtually everybody posting here (average speed approx. 2.3k+ per hour), but I can maintain a 14 SPL pace in a 25m pool for average 1.5 to 3k swims,...
Forum: Freestyle 11-12-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 1,486
Posted By drone
low back tension - begone!

Iíve been tweaking my TI freestyle for a while now, with the occasional mini-epiphany on some element which helps bring everything together into a more coherent and relaxed whole.
For me, to...
Forum: Freestyle 09-20-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 9,646
Posted By drone
TOTAL Immersion - head position

I have been swimming TI freestyle for about a year, allowing my head to drop to a relaxed position as described in the TI videos and books from which I have learned. However, when completely...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 09-15-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 2,862
Posted By drone
Hi Valerie I apologise for the late response. I...

Hi Valerie
I apologise for the late response. I usually swim at Plant Pool, but go pretty much anywhere in town. So far, there's been one other respondent, and we've gone to Meech Lake a couple of...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 07-21-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,910
Posted By drone
Exclamation Thanks to you all for the insights and support......

Thanks to you all for the insights and support... yesterday's swim was great, tomorrow's will be better, and my plan is to make a no-splash at the next event.
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 07-19-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,910
Posted By drone
open water breakdown

I swam my first open water event two days ago, having learned and practised TI for about ten months (self-taught via TI books, videos - which have revolutionized the way I swim). I am 56, and swim...
Forum: Open Water 06-18-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 5,426
Posted By drone
Some cramps are related to potassium deficiency...

Some cramps are related to potassium deficiency due to electrolyte imbalance. Bananas are high in potassium and should help. I'm swimming my first open water 3k swim/race in a month, so thanks to...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 06-17-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 2,862
Posted By drone
Ottawa - Open Water TI

Hi there
Looking for open water TI swim partner or group - Ottawa, Ontario. I'm not fast, but fairly smooth for distances (up to 5k in the pool so far). Goals - constant improvement, more speed,...
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