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Forum: Freestyle 08-08-2018
Replies: 80
Views: 8,642
Posted By Grant
Thanks Suzanne

Have missed your posts and glad that life is treating you well. Wishing you a good life.
Forum: Freestyle 04-19-2018
Replies: 56
Views: 7,807
Posted By Grant
2. Push off into a sort of deadman float but dont...

2. Push off into a sort of deadman float but dont let the legs drop too low
the arms need to go into superman glide but at a depth of 4pm & 7pm if you imagine a clock face in front of you and 9pm...
Forum: Freestyle 01-02-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 8,371
Posted By Grant
Good post Tom

I am in process of recovering from an operation on my right carotid artery to remove the 90% plaque buildup. The Dr says not to swim for another six weeks. This will result in me being out of the...
Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 12-10-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,807
Posted By Grant
Thanks

Thanks to Coaches Bob and Teresa
Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 12-02-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,807
Posted By Grant
Back in the pool

In the past year I have had series of health issues that have significantly reduced my pool time. Up till now I have been very fortunate and grateful that my first 82 years treated me gently.
I have...
Forum: Freestyle 11-13-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 3,225
Posted By Grant
My apologies. I was assuming the swimmer was...

My apologies. I was assuming the swimmer was swimming the full length after the glide was over.
Forum: Freestyle 11-13-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 3,225
Posted By Grant
[QUOTE=novaswimmer;63861] I would think your...

[QUOTE=novaswimmer;63861]
I would think your mileage may vary also, depending on how deep the pool water is. If more shallow, say 3.5', you'll get more of a push with your legs and more velocity,...
Forum: Freestyle 10-24-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 7,598
Posted By Grant
Shocking news indeed. My condolences to his...

Shocking news indeed. My condolences to his family. I am very sorry for your loss. Grieve well.
Love and Gratitude.
Grant
Forum: Freestyle 05-16-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,278
Posted By Grant
Hi Danny. No I don't have any info regarding...

Hi Danny.
No I don't have any info regarding Richard. If I remember his last post he was still swimming. Us 81 yr olds should keep,in closer contact.
Forum: Freestyle 05-15-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,278
Posted By Grant
Hi Danny and dk2943. I am now 81 and took up...

Hi Danny and dk2943.
I am now 81 and took up swimming when I was 59. Had to give up running because of knee injury. Have followed TI since about 1999.
Until I got to be 75 my times in all strokes...
Forum: Freestyle 02-10-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 5,390
Posted By Grant
Thanks for the detailed info regarding tennis...

Thanks for the detailed info regarding tennis elbow. Brings back memories of my university days and friends in medical school sharing their experience of their anatomy class. Still blows me away at...
Forum: Racing 12-02-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 7,048
Posted By Grant
Thanks for renewing this forum. Am in the process...

Thanks for renewing this forum. Am in the process of preparing to compete again in the pool after an operation and a personal loss. Times have drastically slowed down in the last year. Am now 81 and...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 08-26-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 8,617
Posted By Grant
Your experience is exactly like mine 20 years...

Your experience is exactly like mine 20 years ago. I ran road races for 30 years and some marathons. Had to stop running as a knee injury from my football days was causing me to lose cartilage in my...
Forum: Freestyle 08-11-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 3,754
Posted By Grant
All the best to you Terry and thanks.

All the best to you Terry and thanks.
Forum: Freestyle 08-01-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 6,896
Posted By Grant
Up until about five years ago I could feel my...

Up until about five years ago I could feel my body lift or plane higher in the water when I initiated my sprint to the finish on a 50 or 100m race. It would hold for about 5m. Not any more though....
Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 07-16-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 25,562
Posted By Grant
That was my experience as well. After having to...

That was my experience as well. After having to give up running because of damaged knee, I took up swimming. At the time I was rail thin as I was doing marathons and 1/2 marathons. After swimming...
Forum: Discuss Terry's Blog Posts 06-03-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 6,863
Posted By Grant
Good posts Tom and Lloyd and to you Terry my...

Good posts Tom and Lloyd and to you Terry my profound thanks and am sending energy for your state of health in all three rhelms.
My wife of 57 years Lora died three weeks ago. It was very peaceful....
Forum: Freestyle 05-27-2016
Replies: 106
Views: 24,567
Posted By Grant
Great post Danny.

Great post Danny.
Forum: Links and References 04-14-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 3,374
Posted By Grant
I vote for mastery. Expert opens the door to...

I vote for mastery. Expert opens the door to which expert. Mastery also speaks to a journey that is open ended as it does not rule out the possibility of further break throughs.
Also in my experience...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-09-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 19,757
Posted By Grant
Hi Sherry I think Suzanne slipped into Dr mode....

Hi Sherry
I think Suzanne slipped into Dr mode. My guess is that she means "breathing every third stroke" or "alternate breathing".
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-08-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 19,757
Posted By Grant
Hi Suzanne: Just a quick ditto of the previous...

Hi Suzanne: Just a quick ditto of the previous emails. Wonderful to have you back and happy healing.
Forum: Freestyle 01-16-2016
Replies: 103
Views: 31,948
Posted By Grant
Hi Sclim I take it you mean you are taking a...

Hi Sclim
I take it you mean you are taking a breath every three strokes. If so, when I was first getting into swimming I read that accomplished swimmers breathed every three strokes so I emulated...
Forum: Freestyle 01-10-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 11,872
Posted By Grant
Indeed. That is when it is tragic rather than...

Indeed. That is when it is tragic rather than just poor technique.
Forum: Freestyle 01-09-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 11,872
Posted By Grant
An increasing occurence for me lately is "soft in...

An increasing occurence for me lately is "soft in in the core and soft in the feet" :0)
Forum: Freestyle 01-09-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 11,872
Posted By Grant
Thanks. Will do.

Thanks. Will do.
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