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Forum: Freestyle 11-30-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 5,390
Posted By aerogramma
Hello richard, I'm not sure I'm able to...

Hello richard, I'm not sure I'm able to appreciate the rotation differences in the videos you posted.
to me the biggest change in your stroke is that you have lenghtened it.
Your hand enters much...
Forum: Freestyle 11-15-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 14,118
Posted By aerogramma
genious! suzanne you're a genious! if only more...

genious! suzanne you're a genious!

if only more here would follow your example :)
Forum: Freestyle 11-11-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 10,954
Posted By aerogramma
cheers borate :)

cheers borate :)
Forum: Freestyle 11-10-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 5,694
Posted By aerogramma
I see but I'm still missing your point, with...

I see but I'm still missing your point, with regards to learning an effective catch.
I think the skatch drill or any land excercise for what matters, are designed to try to the best of your ability...
Forum: Freestyle 11-10-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 10,954
Posted By aerogramma
well since we are talking about music and...

well since we are talking about music and swimming I couldn't really not post this :)

this summer RAI - the italian national tv network - commissioned me the music to go with their coverage of 2011...
Forum: Freestyle 11-09-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 10,954
Posted By aerogramma
Is great you are thinking about musical rhythm...

Is great you are thinking about musical rhythm and swimming, it's one of the reason why I always cringe when people put music under their video.. let me hear the natural splashing rhythm of a good...
Forum: Freestyle 11-09-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 5,694
Posted By aerogramma
mmm.. that doesn't make too much sense to me...

mmm.. that doesn't make too much sense to me

your arm IS extended in front of your shoulder when you initiate the catch, spearing fully is one of TIs strongholds.

it doesn't matter if the movement...
Forum: Freestyle 10-19-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 23,578
Posted By aerogramma
thanks for the freebie dave, much appreciated

thanks for the freebie dave, much appreciated
Forum: Freestyle 08-22-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 19,735
Posted By aerogramma
Thanks for the good advice denis... I wonder if...

Thanks for the good advice denis...
I wonder if that saline water solution could be done at home too... I use to do it using a particular ceramic pot and it worked :)
Forum: Freestyle 08-22-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,889
Posted By aerogramma
Water enters my mouth everytime, and from what I...

Water enters my mouth everytime, and from what I can see in a lot of competitive swimmers too.
But never experienced that gag reflex you talke about.
Maybe it's not an involuntary reflex but one...
Forum: Freestyle 08-07-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 5,569
Posted By aerogramma
can anyone confirm that Sun Yang has the same...

can anyone confirm that Sun Yang has the same coach as Hackett use to have?
Forum: Freestyle 08-01-2011
Replies: 74
Views: 23,819
Posted By aerogramma
according to the tv commentator Sun and Hackett...

according to the tv commentator Sun and Hackett share the same coach
Forum: Freestyle 07-22-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 5,697
Posted By aerogramma
Very interesting suzanne, a master swimmer and...

Very interesting suzanne, a master swimmer and coach at my pool gave me exactly the same reason for extending my hand entry: and arm in the water causes drag, if you enter early with a non extended...
Forum: Freestyle 07-16-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 3,090
Posted By aerogramma
I would reccomend signing up for a swimming...

I would reccomend signing up for a swimming course in your case and then take it from there
Forum: Freestyle 06-29-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,131
Posted By aerogramma
Personally I don't like pool shorter than 25mt,...

Personally I don't like pool shorter than 25mt, they break the rhythm far too much.

I don't like warmer pools either, although all is relative we should know what is the average temp of the pool...
Forum: Freestyle 06-24-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 4,532
Posted By aerogramma
Well it's not only wide tracks, there's a lot of...

Well it's not only wide tracks, there's a lot of things that Phelps does differently from TI... no mailslot, no straight 2bk, looping etc..

If analyzing the issue of stability you cannot take those...
Forum: Freestyle 06-17-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 4,649
Posted By aerogramma
laugh hysterically and/or reccomend him a good...

laugh hysterically and/or reccomend him a good psychiatrist (for the scientific part)
Forum: Backstroke 06-17-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 11,870
Posted By aerogramma
get someone to take a video of you and observe...

get someone to take a video of you and observe the path you're following with your arms. If you cross the center line with one of the two, that might be the cause.. wide tracks works for backstroke...
Forum: Freestyle 06-10-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,476
Posted By aerogramma
What a fantastic pool... where is it? One thing...

What a fantastic pool... where is it?

One thing I could notice: you're not extending fully, your arm enters the water with a bent elbow.
you can see that clearly at around 2'40

my two eurocents :)
Forum: Freestyle 06-05-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 7,062
Posted By aerogramma
hello westy, thanks for sharing this. I'm more...

hello westy, thanks for sharing this.

I'm more and more inclined to think that entering at a steep angle might be not the best strategy. It looks good but it takes a lot of concentration and effort...
Forum: Freestyle 06-03-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 7,003
Posted By aerogramma
hello borate, wise words from terry... to my...

hello borate,
wise words from terry... to my (untrained perhaps) eye there's a world of difference between the two entries.

keri anne's arm is straight, while terry's enters at an angle with the...
Forum: Freestyle 06-02-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 7,003
Posted By aerogramma
cheers mjm!

cheers mjm!
Forum: Freestyle 06-02-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 7,003
Posted By aerogramma
Thanks kevin, I agree with you TI is a great base...

Thanks kevin, I agree with you TI is a great base to build upon.
Mailslot and ear hops are perhaps not suited or too diffucult to master for me, so I'm trying alternatives.

Keri Anne Payne is a...
Forum: Freestyle 06-01-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 7,003
Posted By aerogramma
I used to meticolously try to do a movement very...

I used to meticolously try to do a movement very similar to yours and it's probably very good for what you're trying to achieve.

Lately after a few pointers given to me by a very elegant and...
Forum: Freestyle 05-27-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,651
Posted By aerogramma
Maybe it was the weight loss then ? :D But in...

Maybe it was the weight loss then ? :D

But in answer to your question yes it happen to me before, I like to think I heal a lot faster through swimming it out - within reason of course :)
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