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Forum: Backstroke 10-26-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 8,725
Posted By CoachKevin
Hi Guys. You might want to think about a...

Hi Guys. You might want to think about a breathing pattern if you haven't already. Lots of folks think they can/should just breathe when they want because their face is out of the water, but a...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 06-28-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 6,467
Posted By CoachKevin
Simon Murie, who owns Swim Trek, took a...

Simon Murie, who owns Swim Trek, took a multi-week TI freestyle workshop I ran at Crystal Palace, London, back around 2003ish. Really nice guy & while I can't remember the details he seemed like a...
Forum: Freestyle 07-01-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 7,396
Posted By CoachKevin
Hey Nat. It's obvious you're a "thinker" by the...

Hey Nat.
It's obvious you're a "thinker" by the way you immediately incorporated 2 suggested changes: slow down your kick; stop-and-stand-up rather than use SweetSpot to breathe. Thing is, the...
Forum: Swimming In Triathlon 03-05-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 4,953
Posted By CoachKevin
abregov, It doesn't have to be one or the other....

abregov, It doesn't have to be one or the other. Why not just keep going & do your own thing? You could say something to whoever runs the session to let them know that you appreciate the effort they...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 01-29-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 3,127
Posted By CoachKevin
TI In The Middle East

Hi Folks.
Just a heads-up we've got 2 workshops coming up soon:
Dubai, UAE - March 28-29
Doha, Qatar - April 18-19 (possible overflow date April 4-5)
We'd love to have you join us so you'll get on...
Forum: Freestyle 06-09-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 2,338
Posted By CoachKevin
Heh, heh, heh, ceewhyaxe, you DO have some heavy...

Heh, heh, heh, ceewhyaxe, you DO have some heavy legs. So do I, but when I swim they're a seamless part of my swimming "organaism". I go from horizontal to vertical - as in nothing buy my face...
Forum: Freestyle 06-05-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 2,338
Posted By CoachKevin
Hey ceewhyaxe. I wouldn't fuss about it too much....

Hey ceewhyaxe. I wouldn't fuss about it too much. While you DO want to be persistent, you DON'T want to struggle. Move on to Superman Flutter by adding a gentle kick & see what happens. You may find...
Forum: Butterfly 08-14-2012
Replies: 49
Views: 19,291
Posted By CoachKevin
Charles, unless I mistake what you're...

Charles, unless I mistake what you're saying/showing, it doesn't clash with TI teaching, it is TI teaching. It looks exactly like a time-honored (to me at least) drill known as, Hand Lead Body...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 08-02-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 1,675
Posted By CoachKevin
Cheltenham, UK Weekend Freestyle Workshop

Hi, Folks.
We'll be running a Weekend Freestyle Workshop in Cheltenham, UK, August 25-26.
We hope you'll consider joining us for the weekend. We'll teach the most up-to-date TI ideas. I started &...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 07-17-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 2,492
Posted By CoachKevin
Coming to Poole

Hi, Folks.
I'll be staying in Poole from around 17-24 Aug. It's my first trip back to England since starting & running TI UK from 2002-2007.

I'd be happy to do some lessons/teaching for you all if...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 07-11-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 3,127
Posted By CoachKevin
TI Workshop #2 in Dubai, UAE

Hi, again, Folks.
I now know many of you read here, but don't post. Just to let you know that we've scheduled another workshop here in Dubai. It will be Fri/Sat, Sept. 7-8. It'll be up on the TI...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 06-15-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 3,127
Posted By CoachKevin
Total Immersion in the Middle East

Hi, Folks.
We'll be holding a TI Weekend Freestyle Workshop in Dubai, UAE, June 29-30.
If you'd like to come along or get more information about how to register, please get in touch with me...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 06-15-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 3,919
Posted By CoachKevin
TI in Dubai

Hi, Folks,
We'll be running a TI Weekend Freestyle Workshop in Dubai, UAE, June 29-30. I know it's short notice, but we've been working hard to find this venue. If you'd like to have more...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 11-08-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 4,881
Posted By CoachKevin
No problem, Box3r. Are you near Fayetteville?...

No problem, Box3r.
Are you near Fayetteville? That looks like a good spot for a workshop. If you are & you send me the pools you think might work I can contact them to find out if they'd be willing...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 11-03-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 4,881
Posted By CoachKevin
Houston Workshop

Hi, Folks.
Just a last-minute reminder we're coming back to Houston this weekend, Nov. 5-6. If you'd like to join us you can contact me directly or just register over at the workshops page on the TI...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 10-21-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 4,881
Posted By CoachKevin
Houston Lessons

Hi, Houston Folks!
We are very likely coming back to Houston on short notice, Nov. 5-6 to do a workshop with a group of swimmers who could not make it to last weekend'd workshop. So, you'll have that...
Forum: Freestyle 10-05-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 17,439
Posted By CoachKevin
Ouch! Sorry to hear that. Are you sure your coach...

Ouch! Sorry to hear that. Are you sure your coach is a "real" TI coach & isn't an imposter who only says they teach TI?

Based on your feedback one suggestion I'd make is to eliminate race day...
Forum: Links and References 10-05-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 13,621
Posted By CoachKevin
I've also used a Kodak Playsport camera which is...

I've also used a Kodak Playsport camera which is getting cheaper at around $100.00. The viewfinder is fixed and it's not too good outdoors, but for indoor use it's good. It's also a good general use...
Forum: Freestyle 10-03-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 17,439
Posted By CoachKevin
AV, what does your TI coach advise? What is your...

AV, what does your TI coach advise?
What is your goal for the race - finish, win your age group, win the race?
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 09-29-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 15,810
Posted By CoachKevin
Jpwkeeper, e-mail me & let's get something going...

Jpwkeeper, e-mail me & let's get something going there. I'll direct the workshop & we can take as many swimmers as you can round up - kevin@swimtech.net
Forum: Freestyle 09-16-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 3,927
Posted By CoachKevin
Just another example of someone who was good at...

Just another example of someone who was good at swimming, but doesn't necessarily understand it - TI or no TI. Just listen to some of the nonsense that Rowdy Gaines comes out with during swimming...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 09-16-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 15,810
Posted By CoachKevin
TI Australia

Hi, Sandi.
Although the TI company in Oz isn't working now, there is an Australian coach listed on the Learn TI page - http://www.totalimmersion.net/ti-worldwide
I'd contact him to see what's going...
Forum: Freestyle 09-05-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 4,815
Posted By CoachKevin
Gar, it's not that your head is too low, it's...

Gar, it's not that your head is too low, it's that your lead hand is spearing WAAAAY too deep. In the screen shot that Suzanne posted @ :22 there's a patch of sunlight behind you. As long as your...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 08-31-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 4,881
Posted By CoachKevin
Hi, yusenjoe. Here's a link to the information...

Hi, yusenjoe.
Here's a link to the information page on the TI website - http://www.totalimmersion.net/component/eventlist/details/685-freestyle-workshop-houston-tx

As you'll see we offer 2...
Forum: Links and References 08-31-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,719
Posted By CoachKevin
Hey, swimLA, I've run a few workshops at the...

Hey, swimLA, I've run a few workshops at the Santa Monica Swim Center & might be able to hook you up with the local folks who have come to them. If you send me an e-mail directly to -...
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