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Forum: Freestyle 12-21-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 2,357
Posted By dgk2009
I agree with Helix,I'm going on 4 years now and...

I agree with Helix,I'm going on 4 years now and still wouldn't really call myself a swimmer,fear of the water and trouble relaxing make it difficult,it just takes time,swimming is a journey not a...
Forum: Freestyle 12-09-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 5,624
Posted By dgk2009
agreed,did one length and took them off.

agreed,did one length and took them off.
Forum: Freestyle 11-22-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 2,798
Posted By dgk2009
try to keep your legs closer together on your...

try to keep your legs closer together on your kick,it's seems to be throwing you off balance,and I' m not laughing,it's actually not that bad.
Forum: Freestyle 09-22-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 2,576
Posted By dgk2009
yes spear switch as it is called now.

yes spear switch as it is called now.
Forum: Freestyle 09-22-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 2,576
Posted By dgk2009
yeah I just started working on one arm drills.

yeah I just started working on one arm drills.
Forum: Freestyle 09-19-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 5,520
Posted By dgk2009
I got over most of my fear of the deep end by...

I got over most of my fear of the deep end by doing bobs,exhale through your nose sink down just inches at first then a liitle deeper over time till now I can sit on the bottom of the pool before...
Forum: Freestyle 09-19-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 2,576
Posted By dgk2009
underswitch to wholestroke??

I've been working hard on skating and underswitch and have become very comfortable with both,feeling balanced relaxed and breathing without lifting my head like on a pillow,nice wide tracks,but when...
Forum: Freestyle 08-23-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,405
Posted By dgk2009
distance per stroke

I have come a long way over the last year,really working on drills,superman glide and just relaxing and enjoying the water,doing more laps now and the breathing is improving,I feel my balance has...
Forum: Freestyle 07-20-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 1,403
Posted By dgk2009
bow wave

realized swimming this morning found the bow wave on my left side,thats good but cant find it on my right,am I lifting my head on my right,just recently started bilateral breathing,will it just take...
Forum: Freestyle 06-16-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 9,625
Posted By dgk2009
In my experience with swimming all the drilling...

In my experience with swimming all the drilling and practice,which I agree is part of it,will get you no where untill you are at ease in the water,I know because going on 4 years of struggle this is...
Forum: Freestyle 06-13-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,723
Posted By dgk2009
you are not alone,when skating on my right I feel...

you are not alone,when skating on my right I feel in total balance,but cant seem to balance on my left,when swimming whole stroke I cant for the life of me get my left hand to spear the way I want it...
Forum: Freestyle 03-28-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 1,547
Posted By dgk2009
Too much rotation??

the lifeguard at the pool says she thinks I rotate my hips too much,if this is correct how can I correct it,what am I doing wrong??
Forum: Freestyle 03-25-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 2,731
Posted By dgk2009
I hope some day I can say the same,great job!!!

I hope some day I can say the same,great job!!!
Forum: Freestyle 03-22-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,468
Posted By dgk2009
feeling full

I've always wondered about this so why not just ask,many times when I swim in the morning I have a feeling of wanting to belch but cant,is this a build up of co2 or am I eating too soon before I...
Forum: Freestyle 03-19-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 4,450
Posted By dgk2009
work on making that 25 as effortless as...

work on making that 25 as effortless as possible,balance,streamline,try to lower your stroke count,then when you are ready go for fifty,I'm in the same boat you are but can do 75 on a good day...
Forum: Freestyle 03-16-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 2,537
Posted By dgk2009
so you do rotate a little more when breathing...

so you do rotate a little more when breathing correct??
Forum: Freestyle 03-02-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,918
Posted By dgk2009
Fins or No Fins??

When doing skating drills my right side is very good and I feel very comfortable but my left side is a huge issue,always has been,cant get balanced on my left side,would fins help with this,I just...
Forum: Freestyle 02-23-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 7,063
Posted By dgk2009
I cant even tell you how many times I thought of...

I cant even tell you how many times I thought of giving up,learning freestyle is the hardest thing I have ever tryed to learn,some days I think I will never get it,but I make microscopic improvements...
Forum: Freestyle 02-23-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 3,324
Posted By dgk2009
I noticed that I use the pull to turn to...

I noticed that I use the pull to turn to breath,thats when I realized it most,I understand I need to rewire my brain to push instead of pull but to me it's like learning to write with my other...
Forum: Freestyle 02-22-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 3,324
Posted By dgk2009
easy for you to say.

easy for you to say.
Forum: Freestyle 02-21-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 3,324
Posted By dgk2009
too much pull.

realized today I'm still trying to pull myself through the water,how do I retrain my brain to stop doing this.
Forum: Freestyle 02-18-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 2,094
Posted By dgk2009
nice quiet legs.

nice quiet legs.
Forum: Freestyle 02-12-2013
Replies: 138
Views: 111,568
Posted By dgk2009
so to clarify the nodding drill is done during...

so to clarify the nodding drill is done during whole stroke not during skating drills correct??
Forum: Freestyle 02-01-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 3,763
Posted By dgk2009
I like Quick Spit.

I like Quick Spit.
Forum: Freestyle 02-01-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 3,763
Posted By dgk2009
so I got a pair of agua sphere xp's,great fit,no...

so I got a pair of agua sphere xp's,great fit,no leaking at all however,do they hold more air,swear my head felt more buoyant,not sure if I like that or not,felt strange to me.
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