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Forum: Freestyle 08-17-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 7,601
Posted By ayesr
So sorry Nicodemus for all the confusion...

My apologies to Nicodemus, Atreides...and to others in the forum for any confusion my inputs may have caused....

No offense taken, by the way...Nicodemus...

I have no TI training...no such luck nor...
Forum: Freestyle 08-14-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 3,322
Posted By ayesr
Need to feel comfortable in the water....

Getting support from the water...

Working with the water...not battling the water...

These are the feeling/sensation, and attribute you should be fostering.

Going back to certain basic drills...
Forum: Butterfly 08-13-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 11,946
Posted By ayesr
Not Related - What's butter-frog?

Guys, CEO TL cites this in several forums, in various threads.

What's this?

Sorry to butt in on you like this Shuu!

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Forum: Freestyle 08-13-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 3,594
Posted By ayesr
The nitty, gritty...

Hands in TI, looser, relaxed, less angled/positioned.

Flutter kick....well with 2BK in TI, flutter maybe less evident.

Arms swing in TI, more relaxed, less stiffer...

TI hip drive...(I don't think...
Forum: Freestyle 08-13-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 3,670
Posted By ayesr
The Talent Code...

Vol, the thread on this book implies that you have to ensure that you are not embbeding "bad" habits because habits in general, are quite enduring and difficult to change.

And a significant number...
Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 08-13-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 10,491
Posted By ayesr
Chlorine....a poison

You are right of course, chlorine is a major concern.

Thus, the regular probiotic intake after each swim (to maintain health of the gut flora) (this is my own flora...he he he, and yours too, you...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 08-12-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 4,423
Posted By ayesr
Recording on site once, redoing it again some place else...

CoachBobM cites the importance of getting the info that you need, accurately down on record for future reference. This is vital, whether you do it once, on-site or redo it again, someplace...
Forum: Freestyle 08-12-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 6,257
Posted By ayesr
Speed in TI is a consequence...

...of the TI technique. And TI swimming focuses on being like a fish...a dolphin would be more like it...a hip drive here, a spear hand there, a lunge or maybe a gentle fall of your head here, a...
Forum: Freestyle 08-12-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,719
Posted By ayesr
Looking at other Threads w/in a Forum might help

Frequently, I noted that a lot of my issues/problems are already addressed/discussed in some threads in a forum. So it might be helpful to you - that is if you have the time - to go thru the other...
Forum: Freestyle 08-12-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 3,670
Posted By ayesr
45%...what I meant was 45 degree angle

Hope my suggestions were not the reason for your being messed up, Vol.

If you stop for a while and think back...can you recall your previous moves - before you got messed up that is - and re-do...
Forum: Freestyle 08-12-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,910
Posted By ayesr
Total Swim E-zine Archives

Suggest you go visit TI's archives.

There are various articles on streamlining, relaxing, swimming with your core...and specially on the issue of balance...like what you are experiencing now.

An...
Forum: Freestyle 08-11-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 3,670
Posted By ayesr
He he he...thought you drank pool water. If I...

He he he...thought you drank pool water.

If I stop swimming for 2 to 3 weeks, medicated with the ear drops, the infection dissappears. It's just that I've decided to go on regardless of the...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 08-11-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 7,360
Posted By ayesr
Thanks for the feedback, Naj...and again...

Thanks for the feedback, Naj...and again Congratulations.

And thanks, too, for the invite.

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Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 08-10-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 3,813
Posted By ayesr
An observation/learning platform

Once you get the hang of it, the superman with soft/gentle flutter is a great drill to observe - doing various hand strokes underwater, how you are doing/should do the strokes, your footwork,...
Forum: Links and References 08-10-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 5,667
Posted By ayesr
"...analytical &...

"...analytical & solutions-oriented..."

"...breakthrough seeker..."

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Forum: Freestyle 08-10-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 4,825
Posted By ayesr
Over Rotation due to Hip Drive

As I read your entry several times last week, (and I recall having read previous entries on the issue of over rotation from other TI forum participants), somehow it just dawned right there and then...
Forum: Freestyle 08-10-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 3,670
Posted By ayesr
Instead of glide, do the flutter with the superman position

Vol, without kicking off the wall, assume the superman position, but do gentle soft flutter kicks instead (minimize foot splashes).

The superman position should give you balance - correct any leg...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 08-10-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 7,360
Posted By ayesr
No sharks...!

Naj, are there no sharks?

For a crossing, you need a companion-swimmer, a boat & a kayaker?

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N.B. Naji, that's one way from the Rock to mainland, right?

BTW, great crossing! Congrats! How I...
Forum: Freestyle 08-10-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,248
Posted By ayesr
The Superman glide, then the flutter

The superman glide is a great drill for:

o learning balance - you press your head down gently whenever your feet begins to sink - will bring your body back on streamline
o observing your body as...
Forum: Freestyle 08-07-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 2,653
Posted By ayesr
Superman w/ "soft" flutter...

I use this drill for warm-up & cooling down. Also the drill is good for studying your hand strokes - keyhole stroke for butterfly & the round elbow stroke for butterfly/freestyle - its mechanics,...
Forum: Freestyle 08-06-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 3,670
Posted By ayesr
Superman glide...as a drill

Try doing the superman glide (don't do a stroke yet) at surface level, at underwater level. Both should give you the feeling of the glide from kicking-off the wall. You do the glide fully...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 08-06-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 4,042
Posted By ayesr
The elegance & grace of freestyle...

I believe, one has to consider other aspects of freestyle, that might not be evident in butterfly, and thus, consider freestyle as the more difficult stroke to master. One such aspect as grace for...
Forum: Butterfly 08-04-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 5,754
Posted By ayesr
Nodding the chin helps avoid water in-take

I've accidentally took-in water on several ocassions - in the chin scraping the water surface, nose pointing towards water surface position - and nodding, I've found helps reduce these instances...
Forum: Breaststroke 08-04-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 5,842
Posted By ayesr
The latter rather than the former, will work for me...

The concept of thinking more forward works for me best, Dave.

To your question: I would hazard that it's the forward stroke?

Thanks, too, Dave.

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Forum: Butterfly 08-04-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 4,046
Posted By ayesr
Sore Chest & Traps Muscles

Sorry to butt in on you like this Mailtonataraj.

For the past 4-5 weeks I've been doing a lot of mini-fly & butterfly.

At the very beginning of the learning to do butterfly, my lower abdominal...
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