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Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 10-27-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 2,092
Posted By CoachGeorgeRandall
Hi Livingston, Congrats on your new triathlon...

Hi Livingston,
Congrats on your new triathlon journey at a young 50:-). Besides what Coach Teresa and Deb recommend you might consider signing up for a local triathlon open water clinic. OW clinics...
Forum: Links and References 10-27-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 3,472
Posted By CoachGeorgeRandall
Been using a TT trainer for years. As with any...

Been using a TT trainer for years. As with any electronic device they will eventually fail. I've had reliability success using one them. Worth the $30.00 investment. I actually dropped one in my...
Forum: Swimming In Triathlon 04-12-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 7,428
Posted By CoachGeorgeRandall
Hi Abregov, Congrats on your TI and tri journey!...

Hi Abregov,
Congrats on your TI and tri journey! Most of my clients are triathletes both beginners and experienced with different goals in swimming. As a coach (and triathlete) and certified in both...
Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 04-12-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 7,019
Posted By CoachGeorgeRandall
Hi Dinesh, Welcome to the forum! As much as I...

Hi Dinesh,
Welcome to the forum!

As much as I love swimming and the health rewards (mind/body)from it. (At age 60)I will say from my own experience as a triathlete, mountain climber, and cyclist it...
Forum: Freestyle 04-07-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 2,481
Posted By CoachGeorgeRandall
Hi Tom, That's interesting and awesome that your...

Hi Tom,
That's interesting and awesome that your technique improves at faster tempo's. For me I find swimming at a slower tempo I have more time to focus and make improvements to my stroke and apply...
Forum: Freestyle 04-06-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,349
Posted By CoachGeorgeRandall
Hi Leven, Taking some lessons with a certified TI...

Hi Leven,
Taking some lessons with a certified TI Coach especially in the beginning will provide additional help as well. Immediate hands-on feedback from a TI coach can be a valuable resource in...
Forum: Freestyle 04-04-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 2,850
Posted By CoachGeorgeRandall
Hi Rajan, As part of my relaxed recovery arm...

Hi Rajan,

As part of my relaxed recovery arm practice sessions I find that having my students practice knuckle drags on the surface of the water positions their recovery arms correctly away from the...
Forum: Swimming In Triathlon 03-05-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 4,954
Posted By CoachGeorgeRandall
Hi abregov and welcome!. That's a great question...

Hi abregov and welcome!.

That's a great question and one I can realate to.

Before TI came into my life I signed-up for the Masters swim program at my local YMCA to learn how to swim and to prepare...
Forum: Links and References 08-30-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 8,256
Posted By CoachGeorgeRandall
Great questions Terry, I would say the...

Great questions Terry,
I would say the discriptions pretty much hit the nail on the head.

I would say I'm between 5-6%. Probably take off a .25% because I'm still rifining my breathing. I can feel...
Forum: Freestyle 06-05-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 6,313
Posted By CoachGeorgeRandall
Hi Rajan, Good question The images are both...

Hi Rajan,

Good question

The images are both from TI coaches I believe Coach Stuart Mcdougal? and Suzanne Atkinson

Both images you posted display a nice wide relaxed (arm away from the body)...
Forum: Freestyle 06-04-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 2,338
Posted By CoachGeorgeRandall
Hi Ceewhyaxe, Leg sinking is a common thing that...

Hi Ceewhyaxe,

Leg sinking is a common thing that occurs when practicing the SG.

The purpose of the drill is not try to float but to allow your legs to sink into weightlessness.

A few...
Forum: Links and References 05-27-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 3,133
Posted By CoachGeorgeRandall
I have used one. They are not that heavy and the...

I have used one. They are not that heavy and the size is okay for the goggle strap. I did have a problem with after 4 months of use. For the price I was hoping the reliability would have been...
Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 05-23-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 8,833
Posted By CoachGeorgeRandall
Hi Vol, If you can I think it's good to get used...

Hi Vol,

If you can I think it's good to get used to a routine of swimming either in the mornings or evenings if ones schedule allows. But if you can't swim at the same time then alternating your...
Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 05-23-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 6,950
Posted By CoachGeorgeRandall
Hi Chris..and welcome, I added a few thoughts...

Hi Chris..and welcome,

I added a few thoughts and replies to your inquiries

Apart from wanting to improve my swimming (I'm a real novice), I was hoping to firm up my flabby abdominals. Although I...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 03-21-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 5,875
Posted By CoachGeorgeRandall
Terry, I'm in as I have 2 OW races in June...

Terry,
I'm in as I have 2 OW races in June 1-Olympic Aquabike and 1- HIM AquaBike.
One of my goals this year is to learn to focus on pacing at will. I like your plan working from your baseline....
Forum: Freestyle 03-17-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,063
Posted By CoachGeorgeRandall
Hi Casper, You're doing a great job! I can...

Hi Casper,
You're doing a great job! I can understand and relate to your anxiety issues while swimming. At one time I was fearful and insecure in the water and had trouble swimming 25 yards due to...
Forum: Freestyle 03-15-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,374
Posted By CoachGeorgeRandall
I will have to try this more often. As it looks...

I will have to try this more often. As it looks like it would take some time to neurally adapt from sight lost while swimming in order to amplify or strengthen the other senses.
Forum: Freestyle 03-12-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,948
Posted By CoachGeorgeRandall
It is this 2nd section that I don't seem to...

It is this 2nd section that I don't seem to understand. He says, "When we drag the forearm through the water, we use the water to provide feedback about the recovery. When the forearm is truly...
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