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Forum: Freestyle 08-09-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 2,648
Posted By Jellybean
I think you are right - often images are used to...

I think you are right - often images are used to convey a feeling or illicit an action when sometimes they don't stand rigorous scrutiny. For example, if a marionette doll had its upper arm moved in...
Forum: Freestyle 08-09-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 4,340
Posted By Jellybean
Indeed it does. When things click, the...

Indeed it does. When things click, the synchronisation between the fall of the recovering arm into the 'mail slot' and the opposite arm catch is magical. I get it a little more these days, but not...
Forum: Freestyle 08-08-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 4,340
Posted By Jellybean
Ha! I should have guessed that! Tony

Ha! I should have guessed that!

Tony
Forum: Freestyle 08-08-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 4,340
Posted By Jellybean
I'm glad it's useful :-)

I'm glad it's useful :-)
Forum: Freestyle 08-07-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 4,340
Posted By Jellybean
MT Broad The things Coach Bob has mentioned will...

MT Broad

The things Coach Bob has mentioned will address the things you are concerned about. When we swim every part of our body seems interconnected with the every other part.

In my experience,...
Forum: Freestyle 08-04-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 4,936
Posted By Jellybean
Talvi I commend you for taking videos! I've...

Talvi

I commend you for taking videos! I've found it's the best medicine!

I agree with the earlier comments, especially about the breathing. Your stroke certainly has great fundamentals.

Another...
Forum: Freestyle 07-19-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 5,425
Posted By Jellybean
Brilliant! Well done! On to the next goal, which...

Brilliant! Well done!

On to the next goal, which is...?

Cheers
Tony
Forum: Freestyle 06-17-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,589
Posted By Jellybean
The video links didn't work for me. Anyone...

The video links didn't work for me. Anyone else?
Tony
Forum: Freestyle 06-15-2014
Replies: 77
Views: 10,756
Posted By Jellybean
I can't remember where I read it, but there is a...

I can't remember where I read it, but there is a 4-beat kick style in which the main kick timing is the same a 2-beat kick. However, the additional 2 minor kicks (that roughly coincide with some of...
Forum: Freestyle 06-14-2014
Replies: 77
Views: 10,756
Posted By Jellybean
So true. I'll start quoting you, now. Cheers Tony

So true. I'll start quoting you, now.

Cheers
Tony
Forum: Freestyle 06-13-2014
Replies: 77
Views: 10,756
Posted By Jellybean
Sclim You propose an interesting way to notate...

Sclim

You propose an interesting way to notate kicks. I think 6/8 time is appropriate, but you will need a 1/16th note to describe the pre-kick we are talking about. The pre-kick is down on the...
Forum: Freestyle 06-13-2014
Replies: 77
Views: 10,756
Posted By Jellybean
I think so. I used to find it difficult to...

I think so. I used to find it difficult to achieve 17 spl at any stroke rate, but now I can do that at will. The stroke rate is slow, but it shows that my balance is better.

Cheers
Tony
Forum: Freestyle 06-13-2014
Replies: 77
Views: 10,756
Posted By Jellybean
Hi Talvi Yes, I agree. I've been focussing on an...

Hi Talvi

Yes, I agree. I've been focussing on an earlier entry with fingers being drawn to the target and I think it has helped with my stability. I find that I do much less of the 'pre-kick' that...
Forum: Freestyle 06-06-2014
Replies: 77
Views: 10,756
Posted By Jellybean
Haha, so I'm in good company! Actually, I...

Haha, so I'm in good company!

Actually, I haven't been too concerned about the small pre-kick before the main kick, but it's my goal to eliminate the need for it. I've been trying to get my kick to...
Forum: Freestyle 06-04-2014
Replies: 77
Views: 10,756
Posted By Jellybean
Ahh, so you are saying that my right leg doesn't...

Ahh, so you are saying that my right leg doesn't return to the surface when the left leg kicks because it is assisting the left (in some way). That could be true.

The solution in any case, is to...
Forum: Links and References 06-04-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 3,785
Posted By Jellybean
Hi Grant You probably mean...

Hi Grant

You probably mean this:
http://totalimmersionacademy.com/members/showthread.php?236747-Height-Stroke-Count-Index
It's in the TI Academy here:
SWIM LIBRARY | PRACTICE AIDS |...
Forum: Freestyle 06-04-2014
Replies: 138
Views: 104,972
Posted By Jellybean
It's the first time I've looked at this thread....

It's the first time I've looked at this thread. Excellent.

However, the "nod your head" thing really does my head in. Where I live, you nod your head (up & down!) to indicate "yes" and you shake it...
Forum: Freestyle 06-04-2014
Replies: 77
Views: 10,756
Posted By Jellybean
Hi Zenturtle I see what you mean about my right...

Hi Zenturtle

I see what you mean about my right kick being stronger and more effective. I hadn't noticed it before. And now that you mention it I remember that in my 2-beat kick drill, my left kick...
Forum: Freestyle 06-03-2014
Replies: 77
Views: 10,756
Posted By Jellybean
Yes I can see it now. I've virtually ignored the...

Yes I can see it now. I've virtually ignored the tail end of my stroke. I think, though, that I'm not pushing very hard back there and I'd be surprised if that contributed much to my alignment...
Forum: Freestyle 06-03-2014
Replies: 77
Views: 10,756
Posted By Jellybean
Thanks for your comment. You are right about my...

Thanks for your comment.

You are right about my right arm recovering higher. It was pointed out in an earlier video, but I deferred working on it. However, I've recently been trying to recover on a...
Forum: Freestyle 06-03-2014
Replies: 77
Views: 10,756
Posted By Jellybean
Bananas, buoyancy and breathing...

Well I've negletcted this thread for a while, mainly because I've changed my approach a bit.

My last challenge was to improve my posture in the water - to remove my "banana" shape. I worked on...
Forum: Freestyle 05-23-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 11,115
Posted By Jellybean
Hi Ron Well this is proving quite a thread!...

Hi Ron

Well this is proving quite a thread! Others have said enough, but I do want to clarify this one thing. Foregive me for being a bit pedantic, but the broom might help show how the anchor is...
Forum: Freestyle 05-22-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 11,115
Posted By Jellybean
Without digressing too much, I used to study a...

Without digressing too much, I used to study a martial art (never becoming very good at it). Our instructor was a Japanese master and he explained the techniques as best as he could, but I used to...
Forum: Freestyle 05-22-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 2,876
Posted By Jellybean
Interesting question. I can think of two reasons...

Interesting question.

I can think of two reasons that make sense to me.
1. Feel for the water. Either by accident or intuitively, some people adopt more streamlined shapes and hold the water better....
Forum: Freestyle 05-22-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 6,152
Posted By Jellybean
My take on the water feeling thicker with...

My take on the water feeling thicker with straight arm is that it feels more resistant to the pull. Further, I suspect this is simply to do with the length of the lever (your shoulder to hand...
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