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Forum: Freestyle 04-15-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 2,478
Posted By truwani
That is an old video, but you are 100% correct to...

That is an old video, but you are 100% correct to smack me upside the head: I overthink it (I am a mathimatician...) and focus too much on minimizing SPL

I tried your suggestions in the pool: it...
Forum: Freestyle 04-13-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 2,478
Posted By truwani
Hi ZT I am very interested by your 'anchor to...

Hi ZT


I am very interested by your 'anchor to anchor through bodyroll' point. Could you elaborate some more:
- how do you exactly define 'anchor'?
- when do you start to 'roll'? And which parts of...
Forum: Freestyle 11-14-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 3,717
Posted By truwani
I also think that on each end of a length you get...

I also think that on each end of a length you get a small rest period, which helps for the oxygen

Also open water is a lot less comfortable: the sight underwater is bad, you feel plants, ... This...
Forum: Freestyle 10-17-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 6,256
Posted By truwani
Great observation on the fingers Tomoy,...

Great observation on the fingers Tomoy, thanks!

I will try it out in my next swim
Forum: Freestyle 10-14-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 6,256
Posted By truwani
Great hint Werner to do as if the pain is already...

Great hint Werner to do as if the pain is already there from the beginning.

Did 6k swim today (personal best!) and only at the end I felt some shoulderpain.

You have summarized it well: keep it as...
Forum: Freestyle 10-10-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 6,256
Posted By truwani
At the end of long swims I still get shoulder...

At the end of long swims I still get shoulder pain/stifness: to avoid it I try not to overcross and never let the hand go past shoulderplane.

Are there other important points to save the...
Forum: Freestyle 10-03-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 6,256
Posted By truwani
Thanks a lot Zenturtle! To avoid shoulderinjury...

Thanks a lot Zenturtle!

To avoid shoulderinjury I daily hang a few minutes at a bar, maybe this also gives shoulderflexibility

I have a small foot injury now, thats why I try not to kick at all and...
Forum: Freestyle 10-03-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 6,256
Posted By truwani
Feedback please

Hello,


I have been concentrating on breathing with lower head, rythm and swimming straight

http://youtu.be/0ubkL2UumkE


I can swim 5k, pretty happy with progress.
feels like pieces that are not...
Forum: Freestyle 09-28-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 2,661
Posted By truwani
It is true that you think you do not overcross...

It is true that you think you do not overcross and it feels like you do not, but when you see a video of yourself you see something else...

I had this and now I deliberately tell my hands to move to...
Forum: Freestyle 09-03-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 3,593
Posted By truwani
Hi gunsto I am no coach or therapist, but I...

Hi gunsto


I am no coach or therapist, but I also had shoulderpain and what helped a lot for me personally is the following stretching exercise

Standing you grab a bar just above your head and you...
Forum: Freestyle 08-10-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 4,347
Posted By truwani
Yes indeed on my longer swim today I thought of...

Yes indeed on my longer swim today I thought of Terry, what a great motivator!!

All the best Terry, we love you and hope on a full recovery
Forum: Freestyle 07-22-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 8,809
Posted By truwani
This gets a bit complicated: push on buoy is...

This gets a bit complicated: push on buoy is already highly complicated but now we should also push hips down?? Not sure how this works cause I already need butmuscles to perform the hipdrive,...
Forum: Freestyle 07-19-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 8,809
Posted By truwani
Good drill to push on your buoy

Hi everyone


An area which continues to be difficult for me is to lay on your longs


Thought it would come naturally with balance and long shaped vessel: feel like I have made significant progress...
Forum: Freestyle 04-13-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 3,020
Posted By truwani
Indeed sometimes it even looks like crossing the...

Indeed sometimes it even looks like crossing the midline to me

And at the end of the race Maarten seems to swim with his head up

Do not know the conclusion, but I am amazed of the proportion of...
Forum: Freestyle 04-13-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 10,975
Posted By truwani
I think it is key to train keeping the low SPL at...

I think it is key to train keeping the low SPL at the same tempo. For me one of the biggest challenges is to avoid/postpone the moment where my form starts to break down:if then I want to hold the...
Forum: Freestyle 02-29-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 14,842
Posted By truwani
Well his two goggles are out of the water, maybe...

Well his two goggles are out of the water, maybe that's a difference :-) :-)
Forum: Freestyle 02-24-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 5,082
Posted By truwani
Hi Lloyd, I am not a coach but I think you would...

Hi Lloyd,

I am not a coach but I think you would benefit a lot if when you start your recovery your elbows are not behind your shoulders.
This will diminish your zigzag in the water and put more...
Forum: Freestyle 02-22-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 2,963
Posted By truwani
That is absolutely a wonderful point Bob! When I...

That is absolutely a wonderful point Bob!
When I exercise these 'non-active' drills like supermanglide, I always try to focus on shaping my vessel as straight as possible and trying to reach the...
Forum: Freestyle 02-21-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 2,963
Posted By truwani
Hi tomoy Thanks a lot for your reply! I...

Hi tomoy

Thanks a lot for your reply! I understand the other areas you mention like the foot, but there is also a lot a personally do not grasp. Like for example that you can do an excellent 50m by...
Forum: Freestyle 02-20-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 2,963
Posted By truwani
Hi David, Thanks a lot. I would like to go...

Hi David,

Thanks a lot.

I would like to go further into the areas of relaxation, this swimming element where muscles are loose and tension is avoided.

The ones I see:

- ragdoll recovery
- let...
Forum: Freestyle 02-20-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 2,963
Posted By truwani
PS it is 'need' some insight: darn spelling...

PS it is 'need' some insight: darn spelling corrector that likes to turn words in Dutch
Forum: Freestyle 02-20-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 2,963
Posted By truwani
Neef some insight on relaxing and shaping the vessel

Hello

I am a bit confused: TI focusses a lot on the concept of relaxing and turning of muscles that are not necessary. On the other side the body needs tot be streamlined and as straight as a...
Forum: Freestyle 02-12-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 4,919
Posted By truwani
Nice job so far Breathing is one of the most...

Nice job so far

Breathing is one of the most difficult elements in my view, so drop the scooba and focus on breathing with only one goggle above water and aligning the rest of your body
Forum: Freestyle 02-01-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 4,798
Posted By truwani
Interesting discussion Just want to share my...

Interesting discussion

Just want to share my experience, nothing technically advanced.

What starts to work well FOR ME (I am certainly no coach) is the following:

1) the base comes from a firm...
Forum: Freestyle 01-20-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 7,077
Posted By truwani
Hi Kirill I have sent you a mail with my...

Hi Kirill

I have sent you a mail with my details.

It would indeed be a great idea that someone creates TI Belgium :-)
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