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Forum: Freestyle 05-29-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 12,105
Posted By cs10
Finis make a range of centre mounted snorkels...

Finis make a range of centre mounted snorkels with different tips available.
They have a range of fins too. Generally the stiffer ones are faster and more expensive and rely on you already having...
Forum: Freestyle 05-21-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 2,867
Posted By cs10
An applicable saying might be ; the ultra...

An applicable saying might be ; the ultra elites are often just a lot better at the basics.
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 05-21-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 16,426
Posted By cs10
Thanks Suzanne for those elaborate answers a few...

Thanks Suzanne for those elaborate answers a few days ago .I've been doing a bit of experimenting and your answers were exactly what I needed. I have 2 walls of my shed lined with an array of surf...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 05-21-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 16,426
Posted By cs10
Camera angles can be very deceiving. In Shelly's...

Camera angles can be very deceiving. In Shelly's demo it looks like the camera is following her along from above and there are no cross tiles directly below to give an indication of speed. It looks...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 05-20-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 16,426
Posted By cs10
A master at work. On a totally different level...

A master at work. On a totally different level than a desperate race for the line in the last lap of an Olympic final.

I can only describe it as swimming like you REALLY mean it.
It tells of all...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 05-20-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 16,426
Posted By cs10
The irony is that she doesn't think she kicks...

The irony is that she doesn't think she kicks well herself. Don't know why she would think this . Maybe because she's not as fast as some with a kickboard. It's absolutely perfectly integrated with...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 05-20-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 16,426
Posted By cs10
From the best source . She said so herself in her...

From the best source . She said so herself in her book "Dangerous When Wet". She has a website that she sells it through. I got mine second hand through Amazon. Some interesting stories of ...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 05-19-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 16,426
Posted By cs10
Thanks for the link. I can see that there would...

Thanks for the link. I can see that there would be a lot of shoulder driven specialists at elite level. The standards of elite levels of many sports is so frighteningly high that that it is almost...
Forum: Freestyle 05-19-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 2,330
Posted By cs10
I am lucky that I saw Kyle swimming. A 10 years...

I am lucky that I saw Kyle swimming. A 10 years boy does it "raw".
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I know exactly what you mean. Because I love beautiful movement so much , and even though a lot of the things I...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 05-18-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 16,426
Posted By cs10
You are 100% right there. It's a pity though. I...

You are 100% right there. It's a pity though. I was hoping you might say that if someone had a beautiful aesthetic glide they could power through anything with their perfect streamline.
The only OW...
Forum: Freestyle 05-18-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 2,330
Posted By cs10
P.S. - I could make another big drama but whats...

P.S. - I could make another big drama but whats the point? Attend 3 days with the Shinji or Terry coaches and sort out your swim ;)
Don't do what I did (self learning by guessing and trying). Its...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 05-18-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 2,390
Posted By cs10
Remember that swimming in a pool and in the ocean...

Remember that swimming in a pool and in the ocean are totally different . In an area with waves, strong tides and a close island you can get some very tricky swirly waters. If you only just have...
Forum: Freestyle 05-16-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 12,105
Posted By cs10
The aquatic creatures version

Really beautiful to watch. So were Suzanne's Misty Hyman videos.
By coincidence I got home a little early and watched this and then headed out to sea on my 14' open ocean paddleboard for a hour and...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 05-16-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 16,426
Posted By cs10
The gliding style in very rough O/W

Do readers believe it's possible to maintain a smooth gliding style in very rough open water? I love watching Shinji swim and read an interesting quote Swimust found of Shinji ; "I think those who...
Forum: Freestyle 04-06-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 2,293
Posted By cs10
heated wetsuits

Most of the wetsuit companies make heated vests powered by rechargeable lithium batteries that last about 1&1/2 hr on high setting. Special pads actively supply heat as distinct from a wetsuit which...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 01-07-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 4,968
Posted By cs10
eliminating plantarfasciitis

Have a look at Matt Furey's website. He has a dvd called "Eliminate heel pain and plantar fasciitis in 2 minuites a day". The title sounds a bit gimmicky but the exercises are very simple but sound...
Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 12-23-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 5,102
Posted By cs10
Thanks Todd, It's quite ironic that the...

Thanks Todd,
It's quite ironic that the ideas I'm getting here from people who surf very little or not at all are better than what you get from the surfing media.
The paradox of surfing is...
Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 12-21-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 7,340
Posted By cs10
Hi Steve, I've read the advise others have...

Hi Steve,
I've read the advise others have offered and it's all very good. Only thing I can add is to keep it smooth, smooth,smooth. Often people with sore backs unconsciously tense up around the...
Forum: Freestyle 12-20-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,682
Posted By cs10
It could possibly be a handy tool for a coach to...

It could possibly be a handy tool for a coach to use to help a learner who just can't "get it". Finis also make a freestyle snorkle with a bent back tube which goes under water if the head is raised...
Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 12-18-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 5,102
Posted By cs10
Thanks for your advice Richard and Suzanne

Thanks for your advice Richard and Suzanne.
Glide is an interesting phenomena, Suzanne. It comes for "free" from the effort you've put out so you may as well take it. The problem is that rate of...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 12-18-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 5,140
Posted By cs10
The ocean sure is a wonderful place.

I enjoyed your story jbparis. It gave me the same feeling i get watching a young kid learning to surf and finally standing on his first wave.....The ocean sure is a wonderful place. I remember 2x...
Forum: Freestyle 11-13-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,675
Posted By cs10
Very well put Ingred, as were the other...

Very well put Ingred, as were the other replies.Because we are taking on a very hard ,infinite challenge we have the choice of either raising ourselves enough to meet the challenge or else lower the...
Forum: Freestyle 11-13-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,675
Posted By cs10
The fact that while focusing on breathing, you...

The fact that while focusing on breathing, you are aware of your hand and your kick going out, shows you are heading in the right direction. Rather than focusing on many points at once, you are...
Forum: Freestyle 11-05-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 6,434
Posted By cs10
The co2 myth

*****There are a lot of misconceptions about co2.It is regarded as an enemy to be expelled. In fact co2 is the important catylist in oxygenating the cells. The paradox of breathing is that minimalist...
Forum: Freestyle 11-05-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 6,434
Posted By cs10
The human body has so many primitive survival...

The human body has so many primitive survival mechanisms hard wired into it , putting us into "fight or flight " mode, often unnecessarily. In extreme cases when we are tensing right up, gasping...
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