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Forum: Freestyle 05-06-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 4,782
Posted By quad09
Maybe just add a light kick your SG, this would...

Maybe just add a light kick your SG, this would alert them to your wellbeing. A corpse or unconcious person would NEVER float in that position, NEVER EVER (except on TV)!!
Good luck with the Commies!
Forum: Freestyle 04-14-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 4,061
Posted By quad09
Catch Analogy

The picture of the catch in my mind is like i'm standing up with my arms stretched out over my head. I then need to scratch my nose, so without lowering my shoulder i break at the elbow bringing the...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 04-13-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 5,942
Posted By quad09
54 degree!!!!

Terry:

I guess my first question would be, how much pot must one smoke before swimming in 54 degree water? WOW, I would die. LOL

Seriously, I must compliment you on your breathing skills. I've...
Forum: Freestyle 03-25-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 79,192
Posted By quad09
To anwswer your question about time

Thatchman:

Regardless of all that has been submitted with good intention i'm sure; I find your 4:35 to 4:50 times for 200 meters to be a bit slow. Based on daily observations of good swimmers, if...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 12-15-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 8,378
Posted By quad09
Awesome Times For A Younger Swimmer

Super "T":

Wow!!! What awesome times, i am so impressed! God bless, keep up the Great swimming and Merry Christmas.

Awesome
Forum: Freestyle 12-10-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 5,531
Posted By quad09
Katie My Girl!!!

Hats off to Katie for that wonderful spreadsheet!! Bravo!!! You can share my lane any day!!!

PS/ the post is good too!
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 12-08-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 13,238
Posted By quad09
Faster times

It's funny, but you and I seem to be fighting the same demon! The reason i asked for you time over 25 meters is because if less than 20 seconds you need to be telling us how you do it not how to do...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 12-07-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 13,238
Posted By quad09
What is faster??

How long does it take you to swim 25m?
Thanks!
Forum: Freestyle 11-30-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 5,214
Posted By quad09
Heads Up!! That's a no, no.

Hey Johnny, congratulations on your TI swimming. Overall, I think your stroke looks pretty good. My only issue would be the elevated head position which causes your legs to drop and create...
Forum: Freestyle 11-29-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 6,565
Posted By quad09
My suggestions would include: breathing to both...

My suggestions would include: breathing to both sides to help lengthen and spear a little deeper. Your spearing arm appears to be creating resistence. Otherwise, good job.
Forum: Freestyle 11-15-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 15,020
Posted By quad09
Contracting the Abs???

I'm 5'8", 163, 19% body fat and have skinny (2 bk) legs. When i practice superman glide I don't focus on contracting my abs but rather try to relax everything from my abs down to my feet. Pressing...
Forum: Coach Blogs 11-12-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 3,173
Posted By quad09
Old habits

Ken, as you mention it took a lifetime to create some of the habits that you have. Likewise, breaking these habits will take time too. I truly believe the increase in reducing drag through symmetry...
Forum: Swimming In Triathlon 11-12-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 10,018
Posted By quad09
How much time is too slow?

Congrats on the 15 spl per 25 meters, that's great. How much time does it take you to swim 25 meters, ie. 1', 45", 30" or 20"? How tall are you and what do you weigh? How old are you? 15 spl,...
Forum: Freestyle 11-11-2010
Replies: 49
Views: 11,514
Posted By quad09
To lift the booty, press that bouy!!! Sorry T,...

To lift the booty, press that bouy!!!

Sorry T, i'm old school dog. This is for the people like me with skinny legs and no junk in the trunk:):):):)!!!
Forum: Freestyle 11-11-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,054
Posted By quad09
I use a similar pair of googles to what Daveblt...

I use a similar pair of googles to what Daveblt suggested. $10.00 at Walmart, seal great, don't strap them on too tight and you're good to go. When they go bad, swap em out.
Forum: Freestyle 11-09-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 6,566
Posted By quad09
Go Back Young Man Go Back!

All of the response threads are right on, however, CoachSuzanne has hit the nail on the head. The video of your older stroke looks so much better. Work on the flow of your catch, breath to both...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 11-06-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 15,751
Posted By quad09
Lat & Shoulder Development

Woodbldr over time you have developed great legs and aerobic capacity while running and cycling. However, your shoulders and lats have kind of been sitting on the sideline in a supportive role. An...
Forum: Freestyle 11-05-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,818
Posted By quad09
I know Shinji can do it because HE IS THE MAN!!!!...

I know Shinji can do it because HE IS THE MAN!!!! Balanced, fluid and one with the water. I think if you poked him with a knife he'd release water not blood. The man is truly a good...
Forum: Freestyle 11-01-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 9,021
Posted By quad09
Mpalko I just wanted to add to what i posted...

Mpalko I just wanted to add to what i posted earlier on. When i use the zoomers i do not kick. I allow the lift of the zoomers to keep my legs higher in the water. This increases my forward...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 11-01-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 10,467
Posted By quad09
Alex we both seem to be in the same delimma. 1.6...

Alex we both seem to be in the same delimma. 1.6 sr in my opinion is very, very slow. This gets me 25 meters in 30 second(if that). I have focused very hard on proper breathing bilaterally and in...
Forum: Freestyle 10-27-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 3,385
Posted By quad09
Mpalko: Shinji has a very good video on youtube...

Mpalko: Shinji has a very good video on youtube called back balance. Watch it i know it will help. Youtube tiswimjapan search back balance.
Forum: Freestyle 10-27-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 9,021
Posted By quad09
Mpalko: Drilling with a weak kick is very, very...

Mpalko:

Drilling with a weak kick is very, very difficult. I know this from first hand experince. I use zoomers on occassion but be warned, they are addictive. Don't use them (paddles or pull...
Forum: Freestyle 10-25-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 6,110
Posted By quad09
I'm an "B"; however, i can't believe anyone...

I'm an "B"; however, i can't believe anyone starts freestyle without doing a few Superman Glides. These help me to relax and get some sense of balance. During my freestyle practice i am very...
Forum: Freestyle 10-22-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,300
Posted By quad09
Hausen: Congratulations on a great start to...

Hausen:
Congratulations on a great start to reaching your 1000 meter goal!!!
In agreeing with spaspat, yes we all started trying to glide for 20 meters per shot and failed. First thing i would do is...
Forum: Freestyle 10-20-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,932
Posted By quad09
Congratulations on you quick progress. Don't...

Congratulations on you quick progress. Don't focus to much on your weak kick more than the timing of a well balances two beat kick with relaxed legs. I think (for me anyway) when i try to increase...
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