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Forum: Discuss Terry's Blog Posts 09-17-2009
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Posted By stevereagan
Triathlon Swimming Made Easy - Revised Edition Forthcoming?

Hi Terry,

Do you plan to update the Triathlon Swimming Made Easy book to bring the drills and discussions more in line with those used in the recent Easy Freestyle DVD? It can be a little confusing...
Forum: Freestyle 08-29-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 2,461
Posted By stevereagan
Hi Eric, Thanks for all of the tips. I seem to...

Hi Eric,

Thanks for all of the tips. I seem to remember that mirror drill now that you mention it. As far as relaxation and breathing, not surprisingly its easier on one side than the other,...
Forum: Freestyle 08-28-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 2,461
Posted By stevereagan
Need Coaching Help - Join Masters Program?

I started as essentially a non-swimmer at the beginning of the year, took a workshop in Feb (actually my 3rd but the first time I decided to really stick with it!), and since then started working...
Forum: Links and References 08-11-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 9,466
Posted By stevereagan
What about something like "Mindful Swimming" or...

What about something like "Mindful Swimming" or "Swimming with Mindfulness" - "mindfulness" seems to be the recurrent theme (and tool to make it happen)

-- Steve
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 07-30-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 5,475
Posted By stevereagan
Rolling Up for Air (Sweet Spot) and Falling Apart ...

Hi Terry (or anyone ...)

I have been drilling diligently 3-4 times a week progressing each time from Superman Glide through multiple ZipperSwitches. I've tended to save my breathing drills for the...
Forum: Links and References 07-20-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 11,412
Posted By stevereagan
The Talent Code

That makes sense to me. I think what is being said is that its not enough to simply "burn in" these circuits; they have to be used on a regular basis as well if one is to get maximum benefit. ...
Forum: Freestyle 07-20-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 4,786
Posted By stevereagan
2-Beat Kick ...

Shinji had me start with the Superman Glide to get the general feel of the 2-Beat Kick without having to time it with anything. Once I got the hang of it he had me introduce a bit of a roll when I...
Forum: Links and References 07-17-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 11,412
Posted By stevereagan
The Talent Code - Website

http://thetalentcode.com/
Forum: Links and References 07-17-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 11,412
Posted By stevereagan
"Trilogy"

Interesting reading Eric's review of "The Talent Code" as I bought that book after reading the NY Times review. In fact, I have 2 other books which seem to complement it well (I've almost finished...
Forum: Freestyle 07-15-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 4,213
Posted By stevereagan
Hmmm ... that sounds like it might work. I have...

Hmmm ... that sounds like it might work. I have a pair of Slim Fins (i.e., those big TI fins, which I've been weaning myself off of) so could use those. I'll go to the pool tomorrow after work and...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 07-15-2009
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Views: 7,435
Posted By stevereagan
I've been taking lessons with Shinji; he came up...

I've been taking lessons with Shinji; he came up with the idea of using an elastic (plastic) band (from Finis, so it must have a name, but I don't know what it is ...); I basically put the band...
Forum: Swimming In Triathlon 07-15-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 7,546
Posted By stevereagan
Ironman France in 2010 ...

I posted earlier about doing the Santa Cruz Triathlon in September (Olympic distance = 1500m), and at this point I'm still not swimming whole stroke (getting close, I think/hope). I wonder how to...
Forum: Freestyle 07-15-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 4,213
Posted By stevereagan
I'm wondering about all of this, too ... I am...

I'm wondering about all of this, too ... I am trying to learn the 2-beat kick (taking lessons with Shinji); as I remember it, I am supposed to kick with the leg on the side of the extended arm as I...
Forum: Swimming In Triathlon 06-10-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 5,352
Posted By stevereagan
Weaning Myself off of Slim Fins

I am a "veteran" of 3 TI Weekend Workshops and am still struggling to get across the 25-yard pool. Today I managed to do this on most of my laps, with a combination of something resembling...
Forum: Swimming In Triathlon 06-03-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 7,546
Posted By stevereagan
I have my own challenge: I entered the Santa...

I have my own challenge: I entered the Santa Cruz Triathlon (California) in September - Olympic distance featuring an ocean swim (brrrr!!!!!). At present it is a challenge for me just to get across...
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