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Forum: Freestyle 06-06-2016
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As long as she's getting what she needs that's...

As long as she's getting what she needs that's all that matters. Swimming is about fun after all do what 'floats your boat'! Hey I've enjoyed chatting with you all, but I will bid you adieu as I've...
Forum: Freestyle 06-05-2016
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Stuart just to update on our new guy. Sat down...

Stuart just to update on our new guy. Sat down with him after practice yesterday and a couple of my tri friends he is starting to train with locally. He's been in and out of tri since the late 90's...
Forum: Freestyle 06-05-2016
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Oddly Zen I don't think she is a TI coach any...

Oddly Zen I don't think she is a TI coach any longer I was looking into the channel of the youtube owner of that video and it looks like they are training her to be a coach....
Forum: Freestyle 06-04-2016
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Well you have to be careful with that for sure no...

Well you have to be careful with that for sure no sense tempting it if you sense it's the bad kind of feedback. Keep the shoulders healthy. I think something you might want ot really focus on if...
Forum: Freestyle 06-04-2016
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I have been watching a lot of her video this...

I have been watching a lot of her video this morning here is another one of her at about 40 seconds with more of the timing I use. I think this is what puts a little more tension in my body line vs...
Forum: Freestyle 06-04-2016
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I think when you get to a certain fitness level...

I think when you get to a certain fitness level this will change for you it just stays 'on' in the same capacity no matter the workload. Now I'm not saying there isn't some stuff going on at say...
Forum: Freestyle 06-03-2016
Replies: 60
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No preference he doesn't even press people to...

No preference he doesn't even press people to breathe to both sides unless they get overly lopsided that is when I hear him say something on occasion. Taht's really just to newer-ish people though...
Forum: Freestyle 06-03-2016
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I believe this was attributed to Greg LeMond: ...

I believe this was attributed to Greg LeMond: "It doesn't get any easier you just go faster. I hurt just as badly as the weekend warrior I just go faster than he does". That's what I love about...
Forum: Freestyle 06-03-2016
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I think it will pay off for you. As long as you...

I think it will pay off for you. As long as you can assess and say ok my shoulders aren't saying 'bad pain' just make it happen. 'Ok we know this sucks, but the payoff will come.' Be aware of...
Forum: Freestyle 06-03-2016
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That's fantastic you teach that b/c the vast...

That's fantastic you teach that b/c the vast majority of swimmers I run across who like 'bilateral' limit themselves to 1 breath every 3 as a steadfast rule and that can be a massive limiter to...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 06-03-2016
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I'm not sure I will answer this right but here...

I'm not sure I will answer this right but here goes.

I can't relate b/c I think by the time you have say a million yards under your belt all these things just start to happen. I think I'd drown if...
Forum: Freestyle 06-03-2016
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Mindless intensity is a loser no matter what I...

Mindless intensity is a loser no matter what I don't know of any swim coaches who push that mind set. Pure mindfulness would be better than that. To be your fastest though there needs to be a...
Forum: Freestyle 06-03-2016
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Hi sclim. I think Stuart and I are on the same...

Hi sclim. I think Stuart and I are on the same page a lot more than I thought we were. Probably still off a bit on things like bilateral, kick pattern, 'symmetry' etc. One thing I totally agree on...
Forum: Freestyle 06-03-2016
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For his interests with endurance based open water...

For his interests with endurance based open water swimming I would have to believe it's the same rationale as pool based. It's an aerobic sport if you are pushing yourself and oxygen exchange is a...
Forum: Freestyle 06-03-2016
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Oh I definitely agree a faster turn over can mask...

Oh I definitely agree a faster turn over can mask a lot of bad problems. I just see so many people in the triathlete realm who have strokes that are more than capable of going a lot faster they just...
Forum: Freestyle 06-03-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 6,651
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It's surprising the amount of force a not clean...

It's surprising the amount of force a not clean entry off the blocks can put on the face. I despise caps way too hot, but even at that my goggles stay on. I can see how a larger mask like that...
Forum: Freestyle 06-02-2016
Replies: 5
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I am not a big open water guy I go on days when...

I am not a big open water guy I go on days when it's perfect air/water temps. So maybe half a dozen swims last year? It is nice to break into a rhythm and just go with no walls. I do find the lack...
Forum: Freestyle 06-02-2016
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Will ask the guy tonight what his total...

Will ask the guy tonight what his total experience was/is with TI from genesis to now.

I keep forgetting no one here pool races. I'm so swept up in short course racing I lose my bearings, but as...
Forum: Freestyle 06-02-2016
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I will have to ask him what his exact material...

I will have to ask him what his exact material exposure was, but if I understood him from first meeting his old tri coach was a TI proponent who taught that to all the people on the tri-team. Not...
Forum: Freestyle 06-02-2016
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We had a guy try to wear the Aqua Sphere mask off...

We had a guy try to wear the Aqua Sphere mask off the blocks a few years ago. Kept coming off his head no matter how much he tightened them so beware if you are racing any meets practice with the...
Forum: Freestyle 06-02-2016
Replies: 60
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If it's someone who is only going to swim a...

If it's someone who is only going to swim a couple of days a week and doesn't want to exert a lot then probably technique. If it's someone who wants to go their absolute fastest that they are...
Forum: Freestyle 06-02-2016
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He's a big advocate of high elbow catch and even...

He's a big advocate of high elbow catch and even said he saw a reduction in shoulder injuries from the straight arm catch in the 70's. Talks about keeping the upper arm as close to the surface as...
Forum: Freestyle 06-01-2016
Replies: 60
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My goodness those videos from Rodriguez are so...

My goodness those videos from Rodriguez are so full of outstanding information I got a chance to watch the entire library today waiting at the airport. Even though he seems to focus on open water he...
Forum: Freestyle 06-01-2016
Replies: 11
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As to the first part this is really just another...

As to the first part this is really just another one of those nuances that is best answered by 'maybe'. I use a loping stroke at race effort and my shoulder driven side I kick and catch at early...
Forum: Freestyle 06-01-2016
Replies: 60
Views: 15,166
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Did you listen to the first comment at the very...

Did you listen to the first comment at the very beginning?

"Swimming fast is the best thing you can do for good swimming mechanics". That's where training comes in with frequency."

Also listen...
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