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Forum: Freestyle 08-12-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 3,740
Posted By Burger
Overotation? especially when you breath? almost...

Overotation? especially when you breath? almost 90 degrees from the ideal 45 degrees.

the resulting deep spear after that too.

Just my .02 cents
Forum: Freestyle 08-04-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 4,935
Posted By Burger
hi I have been trying to make my 2bk all more...

hi

I have been trying to make my 2bk all more about propulsion than balance. Somewhat like a energetic 2bk to have a glide and with the resulting ample propulsion makes me balance with the forward...
Forum: Freestyle 08-04-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 4,197
Posted By Burger
thanks for the reply this is a 2004...

thanks for the reply

this is a 2004 article.

http://www.totalimmersion.net/index.php?option=com_jfusion&wrap=showthread.php%3Ft%3D2567

this caught my attention

So if we shouldn't breathe in the...
Forum: Freestyle 08-03-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 4,197
Posted By Burger
Is it really possible to breath just using body roll and not turning your head?

Hi

Is it really possible to breath just using body roll and not turning your head to your shoulder?

Well i read a post about breathing where the ideal breathing position is your chin is align with...
Forum: Freestyle 07-18-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,715
Posted By Burger
2BK: One foot up? one foot down?

Hi...

2 beat kick has always been problematic for most. Im just wondering if there such thing as an ideal 2 beat feet position?

when I do a 2 beat kick i have this imprinted memory of having both...
Forum: Freestyle 07-18-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 4,806
Posted By Burger
CM67 Spearing deeply "helps" keep your legs up....

CM67

Spearing deeply "helps" keep your legs up. But keeping your legs up is a combination of arm spear, head and hips position. Just like saying if you spear deeply but have a very high head, the...
Forum: Freestyle 07-18-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 4,933
Posted By Burger
Hi. What exactly is deep spearing? I have this...

Hi.

What exactly is deep spearing? I have this understanding that spear angle is relative to your natural balance. If you can spear higher without addition effort to artificially balance then its...
Forum: Freestyle 07-11-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 4,733
Posted By Burger
In TI basically how do you measure success...

In TI basically how do you measure success personally?
Forum: Freestyle 07-10-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,903
Posted By Burger
hehe tried fixing timing and balance and...

hehe tried fixing timing and balance and coordination.

Great improvement in terms of slippery and a little less effort in doing the laps. Less splashing and turbulence also.

Somehow i delayed my...
Forum: Freestyle 07-10-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 2,392
Posted By Burger
Hi. Sorry if I sound ignorant, what exactly is a...

Hi.

Sorry if I sound ignorant, what exactly is a "weightless arm" ? is it the same with marionette hands?
Forum: Freestyle 07-10-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 7,881
Posted By Burger
From what I know salt water is more denser than...

From what I know salt water is more denser than pool water. it all relates to the volume per weight of water that your body needs to displace. If the volume per weight of your body is equal or lesser...
Forum: Freestyle 07-09-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,903
Posted By Burger
thanks.. i think your spot on. When i swam...

thanks..

i think your spot on. When i swam earlier before reading your reply. I did notice that my toe flick comes earlier than my spear. Suddenly it dawned to me to at least find a solution...
Forum: Freestyle 07-08-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 7,881
Posted By Burger
I think the head position is neutral and...

I think the head position is neutral and supported by water or bouyancy. Like the head spinal alignment concept.

Somehow looking 1 to 2 meter with your raised head and not looking up with your...
Forum: Freestyle 07-08-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,903
Posted By Burger
Thanks for the fast reply. Well i have been...

Thanks for the fast reply.

Well i have been doing slow swimming with a 4:30 o`clock spear, like 30 minutes for 1km. And with a high SR of around 22 for a 25m lap. Although I dont feel any fatigue...
Forum: Freestyle 07-07-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,903
Posted By Burger
Spearing: should you see your hand when your spearing arm is fully extended?

Swimming face down seeing the floor of the pool made me realize the spearing and seeing your hand with just your eyes looking up is a major source of drag.

Like I do...
Forum: Freestyle 07-02-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,922
Posted By Burger
heheh funny nose feeling during the swim like...

heheh funny nose feeling during the swim like snot and boggers are coming because of the exhalation hehehe
Forum: Freestyle 07-02-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,922
Posted By Burger
Thanks for the fast reply. Fortunately i dont...

Thanks for the fast reply.


Fortunately i dont swallow water hehe . Well im experience a temporary disruption of rhythm because of swallowing. Like you get the feeling or urge of compensating the...
Forum: Freestyle 07-02-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,922
Posted By Burger
When to swallow and feeling of stuffed nose (no water accidentally entered)

These past few days i have been swimming 1km non stop. I noticed that there seems to be an issue of swallowing disturbing my rhythmic breathing. Am I the only one experiencing this? If you have ...
Forum: Breaststroke 06-13-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 8,626
Posted By Burger
Breaststroke: Undulation or no undulation?

Hi

Just wondering, I have been looking at TI demos of breaststroke somehow one thing that caught my attention is that there are somehow two ways how it is done.

First is breaststroke with body...
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