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Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 03-06-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 10,115
Posted By CoachMatHudson
A-Lactate Sprint Bursts

Hey Suzanne,

Those previous practices were done before you and I talked in Clermont about the a-lactate set. Your ideas definitely gave me some insight and hope that I can isolate this other system...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 03-05-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 10,115
Posted By CoachMatHudson
Three Improvement Opportunities

From the video and feedback I received from Coach Terry, Suzanne, and others I see that my Three Improvement Opportunities, as noted in my latest blog post:

1) Tilt the head down a bit further, into...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 03-05-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 10,115
Posted By CoachMatHudson
Hey ZenTurtle, Yes, my project explicitly calls...

Hey ZenTurtle,

Yes, my project explicitly calls for a 2BK to see what I can accomplish with it under these conditions.

I recognize power in two ways, force-per-stroke and force-per-stroke-over-time...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-21-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 10,115
Posted By CoachMatHudson
Gradual Increase in Loading

My sore shoulder joint this morning is helping me dig into my intuition and see why I know I should be approaching my sprint work in a certain way. Gary P and Suzanne's comments and questions are...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-21-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 10,115
Posted By CoachMatHudson
Gary P, thank you for your detailed explanation....

Gary P, thank you for your detailed explanation. You have spoken to my concerns and increased my interest in the USRPT methods.

However, I am nursing a slightly sore shoulder joint this morning. I...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-21-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 10,115
Posted By CoachMatHudson
Here are my three practices from this week, which...

Here are my three practices from this week, which have reflected the advice I received to be more bold with tempo work:

Practice 1 Main Set

9x (2x 100) with Tempo at - 1.01, 0.99, 0.97, 0.95, 0.93,...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-21-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 10,115
Posted By CoachMatHudson
Hi Gary P, I had to laugh at your observation -...

Hi Gary P,

I had to laugh at your observation - yes, it is likely my distance bias will exert its influence on my practice design. It is not just my body but also the mind that needs some expansion...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-15-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 8,177
Posted By CoachMatHudson
Hi Sherry, Like a good doctor or coach, Suzanne...

Hi Sherry,

Like a good doctor or coach, Suzanne is asking what the context of your training is before giving advice.

I love this quote from Alice In Wonderland...

“Alice: Would you tell me,...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-15-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 10,115
Posted By CoachMatHudson
Thank you for the encouraging words, Terry. The...

Thank you for the encouraging words, Terry.

The whole project for me is about addressing several larger questions too.

Namely, what can I accomplish on only 3 practices per week, with only about...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-15-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 10,115
Posted By CoachMatHudson
For the main sets in those three practices each...

For the main sets in those three practices each week these are my objectives:

Practice 1 - SL refinement

Practice 2 - Tempo adaptation

Practice 3 - SPL x Tempo intervals (Pace Intervals)

I have a...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-15-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 10,115
Posted By CoachMatHudson
So my weekly schedule calls for 3 practices,...

So my weekly schedule calls for 3 practices, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, while I run on the other three days (up to 12 km) and on 2 or 3 days a week I have a variable conditioning routine for...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-15-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 10,115
Posted By CoachMatHudson
Mat's 3-Month 100y Sprint Improvement Project

The long and sad move away from my beloved Mediterranean sea at the New Year, back to Oregon and into the very short 25 yard pool has prompted me shift focus to short distance work for a few months,...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 05-23-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 4,365
Posted By CoachMatHudson
I have only traveled there once, a year ago,...

I have only traveled there once, a year ago, though he travels to me. I would love to come again. I need to replenish my supply of Dutch gouda.

The momentum of interest may be growing enough in the...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 05-22-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 4,365
Posted By CoachMatHudson
NL seeking TI

I have a private student from Wassenar. I may mention to him that there are a couple locals interested in TI swimming together.

We would love to establish some coaches there. NL is a prime location...
Forum: ETICA 05-20-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 4,749
Posted By CoachMatHudson
ETICA in Europe

ETICA refers to European TI Coach Association- our semi-official TI Coach cooperative in Europe. But if you'd like to fly over to work with one of our coaches I am sure you will be warmly received!
Forum: Discuss Terry's Blog Posts 03-12-2013
Replies: 50
Views: 25,337
Posted By CoachMatHudson
I cannot but help take the TI mindset into...

I cannot but help take the TI mindset into anything I want to learn now.

I wanted to get just a first taste of some yoga in order to create a portable form of mindful training while landlocked (if...
Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 01-05-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 8,498
Posted By CoachMatHudson
Density comparisons

Aquarius, other than curiosity at the numbers, do you envision a way to use those numbers for some training or personal purpose?

I can't offer actual numbers, but just in coaching a wide range of...
Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 01-04-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 8,498
Posted By CoachMatHudson
Body types and fat

It was very insightful to read Lynn Cox's book "Swimming To Antartica". You can see her photos on the web and notice, like so many cool temp ow swimmers, she is rounded out like a seal, but no one...
Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 01-04-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 8,498
Posted By CoachMatHudson
Diet by region

I live with my whole family in Turkey for 5 years though we've been back to the US a few times. When we go we have learned to be VERY careful with our diet in the US- I cannot easily point to the...
Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 12-27-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 5,847
Posted By CoachMatHudson
Hey CSLEE, Thank you for letting us be...

Hey CSLEE,

Thank you for letting us be transparent to share our passion and joining us in it.

I trained with TI technique for many years for my own performance and satisfaction, but I become a...
Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 12-26-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 5,847
Posted By CoachMatHudson
Gimme the rejects

This grief I felt with that father is the same for learning environments and teaching professionals in general. How many students are judged too early, and judged by a system that has a far too...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 12-24-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,806
Posted By CoachMatHudson
Join us TI GVGS Facebook

http://www.facebook.com/groups/481641365207956/

A page I've set up to coordinate information for any Virtual Group Swim we might do.

Come!
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 12-24-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,806
Posted By CoachMatHudson
Join Our Global Virtual Swim

Can you imagine thousands of swimmers, just like you and me, in every time zone, on every continent (yes, EVERY continent) on the same day consciously joining each other for a virtual group swim?...
Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 12-24-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 5,847
Posted By CoachMatHudson
lowering risk of over-training

The symptoms of over-training may appear in HR (sometimes), in pain (could be a couple hours after practice), in sleep troubles (too much, too little), in wavering attention at school, in personal...
Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 12-24-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 5,847
Posted By CoachMatHudson
Hey CSLEE, Thank you for bringing up the topic....

Hey CSLEE,

Thank you for bringing up the topic. There are certainly many more reading this than who are actually responding (and will read in the future) so our conversation may help others. And...
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