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Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 10-09-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 20,010
Posted By rjsteadman
Ear plugs - necessary?

Hi all,

Upon leaving the pool today, an older lady who had been watching me from one of the loungers asked me if I wore anything in my ears in the pool. I said, no, I have never done. She...
Forum: Freestyle 09-04-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 6,857
Posted By rjsteadman
Hi, I'm not sure where you are in the UK but I...

Hi,
I'm not sure where you are in the UK but I went to visit the head UK TI coach in Loughborough last year for 3 sessions in his endless pool and it helped me a lot. I have videos of all 3 sessions...
Forum: Freestyle 03-17-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 21,058
Posted By rjsteadman
Thanks for that John. I went to the pool today...

Thanks for that John. I went to the pool today and made a fairly meticulous examination of my kick (it helped that the pool was empty!). I think I can see some tension in that leg, probably linked to...
Forum: Freestyle 03-13-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 21,058
Posted By rjsteadman
I use a 2-beat kick, (in theory) from the hip.

I use a 2-beat kick, (in theory) from the hip.
Forum: Freestyle 03-13-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 21,058
Posted By rjsteadman
Error with kick resulting in hamstring strain?

Hi all. I have been doing quite a lot of distance swimming since Xmas due to a calf injury which held up my running and I'm wondering if it may have caused another problem.
I'm getting a pain in my...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 01-23-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 14,108
Posted By rjsteadman
Okay, thanks, I'll work on that some more. I'm...

Okay, thanks, I'll work on that some more. I'm already getting a minor improvement.
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 01-09-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 14,108
Posted By rjsteadman
Weak side breathing

Hi all.
I'm going back to look at my weaker side breathing again, as my strong side is now pretty good and fluent. It seems that the reason I'm not that comfortable on the wrong is side just that...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 01-09-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 9,245
Posted By rjsteadman
Weak side breathing

Sorry, mis-post.
Forum: Freestyle 12-29-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 7,648
Posted By rjsteadman
I agree that the video camera is a great tool...

I agree that the video camera is a great tool Mark, although the only time I get the use of it is in the endless pool with the coach.

I have spent a long time doing just drills and very short swims...
Forum: Freestyle 12-24-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 7,648
Posted By rjsteadman
Thanks RadSwim, I'll do some more experimenting....

Thanks RadSwim, I'll do some more experimenting. The hand still finishes close to the hip though I assume?

The other thing that puzzles me a little is that a lot of swimmers seem to have a...
Forum: Freestyle 12-22-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 7,648
Posted By rjsteadman
Thanks, it was interesting and it's made me think...

Thanks, it was interesting and it's made me think about a few things that I was doing at least. He did make the point that the problem he usually has with swimmers is their body position but that...
Forum: Freestyle 12-12-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 7,648
Posted By rjsteadman
Advice from a non-TI coach

Morning all, (well it's morning here! :) )

I recently had some advice from a non-TI coach for the first time and thought it might be interesting to see if anyone has any comments to make.

Just to...
Forum: Freestyle 11-21-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 6,636
Posted By rjsteadman
Funnily enough this was exactly the problem I had...

Funnily enough this was exactly the problem I had once I got my breathing in seamlessly, although I came from a completely non-swimming background.

I tried to bring the same thinking which I apply...
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