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Forum: Freestyle 05-30-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 2,458
Posted By sinker
"hmmm i think there has been a lot of discussion...

"hmmm i think there has been a lot of discussion about letting bubbles trickle out or not. i personally have made a habit of not letting air trickle out due to OW swimming and basically wanting to...
Forum: Freestyle 01-22-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 6,689
Posted By sinker
I have often heard that all strokes should be...

I have often heard that all strokes should be uniform---however I have noticed that many if not most excellent TI swimmers and even coaches alter their breathing strokes. Terry often even goes to...
Forum: Freestyle 01-22-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,201
Posted By sinker
PS---The title of the video is "The Total...

PS---The title of the video is
"The Total Immersion Way Freestyle and Backstroke"
Forum: Freestyle 01-22-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,201
Posted By sinker
Can anyone help? The subject of this post-- TI...

Can anyone help?
The subject of this post-- TI video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XX5c0wjoUUA, has been taken down. I was having a lot fun doing the drills--actually more fun than I ever had since...
Forum: Backstroke 01-20-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 7,546
Posted By sinker
"I watched the webinar too" Dave, can you post...

"I watched the webinar too"
Dave, can you post the link to this webinar?
Gene
Forum: Freestyle 01-01-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,201
Posted By sinker
Need a change of pace?

I ran into this video somewhere a couple months ago--perhaps on this board or while searching TI videos on Utube. I had been experiencing a certain staleness and at times did not have the same zest...
Forum: Freestyle 12-28-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,778
Posted By sinker
Jamie When feeling my endurance lagging, I...

Jamie
When feeling my endurance lagging, I revisit advice I read quite a while ago. I sometimes have a tendency during recovery to tense up my arm and shoulder muscles. This alone can add quite a bit...
Forum: Freestyle 12-11-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 4,151
Posted By sinker
Helix Enjoy your posts and admire your...

Helix
Enjoy your posts and admire your persistence and determination to learn and apply. You look quite relaxed and graceful for this stage of your journey. Keep up the great work and go for it.

Gene
Forum: Freestyle 12-05-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 2,277
Posted By sinker
Suzanne--3 comments I noticed the lead hand was...

Suzanne--3 comments
I noticed the lead hand was not patient--he was starting his stroke well ahead of the recovering arm's entry. Was waiting for you to cover this but you did not. Did you feel it...
Forum: Freestyle 11-05-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 2,545
Posted By sinker
Pinquin I also noticed this phenomenon earlier...

Pinquin
I also noticed this phenomenon earlier this year. I posted about it last May 20 with a post entitled "get a grip", should you want to look it up.
It just seems to happen so naturally with...
Forum: Freestyle 08-27-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 2,101
Posted By sinker
Dave and Tomoy Thanks for the kind words--it's...

Dave and Tomoy
Thanks for the kind words--it's motivational.
Tomoy says "Not sure, but you're fishtailing side to side a bit"
Tomoy--not just a bit, but a WHOLE lot. That is one of the things I was...
Forum: Freestyle 08-26-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 2,101
Posted By sinker
Thanks for the replies Dave, Charles and Coach...

Thanks for the replies Dave, Charles and Coach Suzanne.
After a nearly sleepless night replaying that horror film in my mind, I woke up determined to get back to work and correct some of this stuff....
Forum: Freestyle 08-26-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 2,101
Posted By sinker
first video--need LOTS of help

Hope these get through--having mixed results copy & pasting youtube links. If they don't work, maybe someone can help me post them.

OMG. you're right. Video doesn't lie. It can be brutal. I'm all...
Forum: Freestyle 07-04-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 4,418
Posted By sinker
Nice find Charles. Seeing and hearing can be so...

Nice find Charles. Seeing and hearing can be so much more instructional than merely reading. Can't wait to get back in the pool saturday a.m.
Forum: Freestyle 07-04-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 35,377
Posted By sinker
Same here. My theory is that it is the chlorine...

Same here.
My theory is that it is the chlorine or other chemicals. Seems to me that these chemical vapors would be strongest right where we are breathing.
Forum: Freestyle 05-20-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 1,106
Posted By sinker
Get a grip

I have been chasing the elusive holding water grip ever since I started learning to swim with TI 4 1/2 years ago. Had an interesting phenomenon present itself a few weeks ago.
Background---Needed a...
Forum: Freestyle 04-25-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 11,346
Posted By sinker
Thanks for posting this Anna. You are all that I...

Thanks for posting this Anna. You are all that I thought you were when I saw your first video. I have been swimming more frequently in the winter months and usually play your first two videos before...
Forum: Freestyle 03-07-2013
Replies: 54
Views: 10,472
Posted By sinker
nurledge As to No. 3---Your high elbow catch is...

nurledge
As to No. 3---Your high elbow catch is non existent. Your arm starts and ends its stroke STRAIGHT and goes all the way back straight. You need to do some research and learn how and when to...
Forum: Freestyle 01-19-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 2,270
Posted By sinker
Right on, Coach I am a left side only breather...

Right on, Coach

I am a left side only breather altho I have tried unsuccessfully to breathe to the right. I am so comfortable with the status quo that I have put off the time and effort necessary to...
Forum: Freestyle 01-19-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 11,346
Posted By sinker
Rich Your questions are precisely why I would...

Rich
Your questions are precisely why I would like to see more video views. Let's see if the actual stacks up with the perception given by this limited view. Is she "overrotating", or just using a...
Forum: Freestyle 01-18-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 11,346
Posted By sinker
TI Coach Anna-Karin-Lundin

http://vimeo.com/43427820

Coach Anna has interested me with her style. She appears to have a very wide and smooth entry, and to me is one of the most accomplished TI coaches and...
Forum: Freestyle 12-17-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,381
Posted By sinker
Perceptual:[/B] The change in my SPL is simply...

Perceptual:[/B] The change in my SPL is simply that I was swimming well today and has nothing to do with the depth, but swimming in a shallow pool FEELS faster because the ground is close and there...
Forum: Freestyle 12-17-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 4,978
Posted By sinker
Clarification please. Have read these...

Clarification please. Have read these instructions more than once before and do not understand. When I extend my arm and glide in the skate position with palm facing back and fingers down, the water...
Forum: Freestyle 11-12-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 5,857
Posted By sinker
Andy, This is also the conclusion I have reached....

Andy,
This is also the conclusion I have reached. Propulsion and slow speed are an issue I have been working on with my stroke, as I believe my balance and streamlining are now at least decent....
Forum: Freestyle 11-10-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 5,857
Posted By sinker
Boy am I confused by this thread. Am I to...

Boy am I confused by this thread. Am I to interpret this to mean that I should not spear a straight arm to my x y coordinates and glide with it extended while the other arm recovers? But that I...
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