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Forum: Freestyle 07-24-2012
Replies: 51
Views: 10,944
Posted By WinnAngela
Honestly, I used to think Swimust was a little...

Honestly, I used to think Swimust was a little "out there", but I dont think that anymore. NOT AT ALL!

He gives a lot of info that sounds too technical, so it is easier to ignore, but if you take...
Forum: Freestyle 07-20-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 26,083
Posted By WinnAngela
I think I understand. I can best articulate it...

I think I understand. I can best articulate it by comparing it to how a worm crawls. You sort of "crawl" through the water. The obliques are engaged when you extend your lead arm.

Almost like...
Forum: Freestyle 07-19-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 8,397
Posted By WinnAngela
Great comments and useful suggestions. Since...

Great comments and useful suggestions. Since learning TI, I have finally come to enjoy swimming. Before, it was ALWAYS the same. I did not improve my technique because I just didn't know...
Now,...
Forum: Freestyle 07-19-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 8,397
Posted By WinnAngela
TT in ocean swim

What would be best TT range for Ocean Water swim, in case I decide to wear it..
Forum: Freestyle 07-19-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 8,397
Posted By WinnAngela
One good thing is that the swim portion of my...

One good thing is that the swim portion of my race is in ocean. Generally, I don't ever kick in the ocean due to salt water (help float) and rough water (kicking makes it harder)

Thank you so much!!
Forum: Freestyle 07-19-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 26,083
Posted By WinnAngela
How Do You "Engage The Core" in Freestyle?

I have been told that I need to engage my core, more. *I know this is true.

Coach Luísa told me,

"being in a 45 degree rotation, more or less, activates your core, and you feel your abs working,...
Forum: Freestyle 07-19-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 2,877
Posted By WinnAngela
Swimust, that is a good observation you made...

Swimust, that is a good observation you made about Danielle and I needing to engage the core. *Coach Luísa told me, **

"being in a 45 degree rotation, more or less, activates your core, and you feel...
Forum: Freestyle 07-19-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 5,096
Posted By WinnAngela
So, if legs splay in back, then something up...

So, if legs splay in back, then something up front is causing it, right. My legs splay occasionally, but I do a 2BK. If I am swimming towards you, you can sometimes see my legs, so should I widen...
Forum: Freestyle 07-19-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 2,877
Posted By WinnAngela
Try this link if other doesn't...

Try this link if other doesn't work

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRUZxxstdgM&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Forum: Freestyle 07-19-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 2,877
Posted By WinnAngela
My friend, Danielle....suggestions?

Danielle is already an excellent triathlete who is always on the podium. She swims TI, but wants to improve. She is a fantastic athlete and already a pretty fast swimmer, but anything to help her...
Forum: Freestyle 07-19-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 8,397
Posted By WinnAngela
Okie dokie... That's next on the agenda...

Okie dokie... That's next on the agenda :)
Today, I was trying to imprint a shallower target, more fluid stroke and quicker breath.... Reduce hand slip, which I did by 90%

So, if the legs are...
Forum: Freestyle 07-18-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 8,397
Posted By WinnAngela
Improvement! Thx for suggestions!

I swam from noon until 4:00 PM. Here are the things I worked on:
1- shallower target
2- tried to swim more flat, but took in more water than air
3- tried to keep stroke fluid and not pause when...
Forum: Freestyle 07-18-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 8,397
Posted By WinnAngela
Swimust - he didn't say it to me...you did ;)) I...

Swimust - he didn't say it to me...you did ;))

I see, too, that my recovery arm hesitates at my hip when I breath. You think if I take a quicker breath and return my face into the water faster,...
Forum: Freestyle 07-18-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 8,397
Posted By WinnAngela
Coach Luísa Fonseca is a "she" ;). She suggested...

Coach Luísa Fonseca is a "she" ;). She suggested that I am too stacked (over rotated) when I breath.

She and others suggested more skating and breathing while skating. (I will film this to make sure...
Forum: Freestyle 07-18-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 8,397
Posted By WinnAngela
Coach Suzanne? Richard?

I would immensely appreciate feedback on why I do this
Forum: Freestyle 07-18-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 8,397
Posted By WinnAngela
Please help me solve why my hand slips- 2 videos

I posted this first video on a thread last week. *It was filmed on 7/13. *Thank you for all your comments. **

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6QX25QTxod4&feature=youtube_gdata_player

I had a layover...
Forum: Freestyle 07-16-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 5,224
Posted By WinnAngela
I had a lesson with Coach Luísa Fonseca in Madrid...

I had a lesson with Coach Luísa Fonseca in Madrid yesterday. I will post a video tomorrow.

HUGE IMPROVEMENT! I am so excited. Normal 19-21 SPL in 25 yard pool has reduced to 17-19 in a 25 meter...
Forum: Freestyle 07-14-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 5,031
Posted By WinnAngela
Why are you only taking one breath? If you want...

Why are you only taking one breath? If you want to achieve sustainability, AKA swimming multiple laps enjoyably, it does not work in your favor to deprive your body of oxygen.

I've had lessons and...
Forum: Freestyle 07-14-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 6,861
Posted By WinnAngela
Practice SMG over and over and over. Push off...

Practice SMG over and over and over. Push off wall and go straight into SMG. "Feel" the streamline. Start every practice with this.

Then, you can push off wall into SMG and transition to Zen...
Forum: Freestyle 07-14-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 5,224
Posted By WinnAngela
Critique My Form, please

OK, I'm putting myself out there. *I'm confident this will be very humbling for me...


Here is problems I see

1) I watched my video again. *My hips appear to be rotating a lot, which isn't bad...
Forum: Freestyle 07-11-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 3,903
Posted By WinnAngela
I don't have the TI self coaching book or DVD but...

I don't have the TI self coaching book or DVD but I am familiar with all the drills.

Which drill are you working on?
Also, if you can post video, it is easier for people to actually "see" what you...
Forum: Freestyle 07-11-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 2,741
Posted By WinnAngela
Swimust Please post a video of yourself...

Swimust

Please post a video of yourself swimming. I have been reading posts and I truly appreciate hearing of your "Aha" moments.

It would be so helpful if you would post a video so that I could...
Forum: Freestyle 07-11-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 9,746
Posted By WinnAngela
I just swam with Luisa in Madrid last weekend....

I just swam with Luisa in Madrid last weekend. The video doesn't do justice to her grace an fluidity, "live". I will bring my video camera on Sunday, when I see her again.

I don't think Terry would...
Forum: Freestyle 07-11-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 9,746
Posted By WinnAngela
I just swam with Luísa, in Madrid, last weekend. ...

I just swam with Luísa, in Madrid, last weekend. The video doesn't do justice to the grace and fluidity of her stroke "live".

The reason I started this thread and posted that link is because it...
Forum: Freestyle 07-07-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 9,746
Posted By WinnAngela
I just swam with the FEMALE SHINJI TI coach in Madrid!

Hi All,

I just started posting here per Terry's suggestion. I am a flight attendant. I am in Madrid, Spain today. Terry had made an introduction between myself and Luísa Fonseca, a certified TI...
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