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Forum: Freestyle 05-28-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 5,701
Posted By StuartK
Hi Talvi, Good to hear that you are still with...

Hi Talvi,
Good to hear that you are still with us, I'll be in touch.
not keen on Zenturtle's idea:-
'repeat the right movement on dryland until your muscles become painfull, sore and exhausted).
This...
Forum: Freestyle 05-19-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,540
Posted By StuartK
Good to see more postings from people just...

Good to see more postings from people just learning the TI style and older learners and practitioners. The experiences from fellow learners certainly helped me swim TI and swim my first mile.
Forum: Freestyle 05-19-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 3,212
Posted By StuartK
As an older late learner of TI, my experience is...

As an older late learner of TI, my experience is that you should try as much as possible mimic your natural breathing pattern, you wouldn't walk along breathing out in short bursts would you? I found...
Forum: Freestyle 04-30-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 4,764
Posted By StuartK
Werner, I think you bread dough analogy is...

Werner, I think you bread dough analogy is perfect (of course you'll have to have tried making bread to get the meaning). It took a long time before I could understand what you guys were on about...
Forum: Freestyle 04-15-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 2,019
Posted By StuartK
Put on your goggles, kneel in the shallow end,...

Put on your goggles, kneel in the shallow end, take a breath, lower your mouth and nose under the water keep your eyes above the surface and just slowly breath out blowing bubbles. Surface breathe in...
Forum: Freestyle 11-24-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 5,501
Posted By StuartK
I was in my sixties when I found Shinji's videos...

I was in my sixties when I found Shinji's videos which led me to Terry's and thus into TI swimming. First advice I would give is get the TI Video and work your way through the exercises. You don't...
Forum: Freestyle 06-09-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 7,725
Posted By StuartK
Mike, at first, trying the two beat kick and...

Mike, at first, trying the two beat kick and trying to remember all the other things is very difficult. I remember stopping in the middle of the pool and just laughing out loud and giggling at my...
Forum: Freestyle 06-08-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 7,725
Posted By StuartK
Two beat kick timing

I found this demonstration by coach Mandy from Mindbodyandswim very helpfull, I don't know if it is still current TI, but I wish i could get half as good !- www.youtube.com/watch?v=FiPpiC0629I
Forum: Freestyle 08-18-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 9,439
Posted By StuartK
Hi Talvi. I see you have come a long way since...

Hi Talvi. I see you have come a long way since the struggling Manatee days :) I think your analytical mind helps.
Most of my swimming is in the sea at present but just for interest, for when I get...
Forum: Freestyle 06-16-2014
Replies: 138
Views: 104,890
Posted By StuartK
Hi Mike, You are right, breathing is something...

Hi Mike,
You are right, breathing is something good swimmers (possibly those who started young) find it difficult to understand what the problem is, you swim you breathe - no problem. However the...
Forum: Freestyle 06-16-2014
Replies: 169
Views: 30,201
Posted By StuartK
Hi Talvi, For a thread on the foundations of the...

Hi Talvi,
For a thread on the foundations of the stroke we are getting into very esoteric territory, whenever I try the things that some of the other experienced swimmers can do with amazing facility...
Forum: Freestyle 05-08-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 3,148
Posted By StuartK
Hi Talvi, Yes, I'm still around! I have been...

Hi Talvi,
Yes, I'm still around! I have been following your TT posts with interest, I haven't got a TT yet and still swimming humming waltz tunes (Shostakovich jazz waltz 2 is my favourite it has a...
Forum: Freestyle 02-05-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,584
Posted By StuartK
Well done Raini. Now they will tell you to start...

Well done Raini. Now they will tell you to start working on going faster :)
Forum: Freestyle 02-05-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,542
Posted By StuartK
yes, I like the thought - puts me back where I...

yes, I like the thought - puts me back where I was! I'll try it out, away for a week I'll let you know when I'm back in the pool.
Forum: Freestyle 02-03-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,542
Posted By StuartK
Hi Nurledge, Talvi, I've also been playing around...

Hi Nurledge, Talvi, I've also been playing around with the timing of my kick, my role model being Coach Mandy MacDougal.www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=FiPpiC0629Ie If you look...
Forum: Freestyle 01-30-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 3,717
Posted By StuartK
I'm just an apprentice as far as swimming goes...

I'm just an apprentice as far as swimming goes but I think you are looking good, I wish I was as smooth and I've been TI ing for 2 years, I see you are breathing every five strokes, have you tried...
Forum: Freestyle 01-16-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,797
Posted By StuartK
I agree it's not easy without a coach, or even...

I agree it's not easy without a coach, or even feedback from someone watching with some understanding of what you are trying to achieve. I'm never sure of what I feel I'm doing is what is actually...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 01-15-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 129,741
Posted By StuartK
Mike, Great, well done few more lengths and you...

Mike, Great, well done few more lengths and you may need to contact the Lamborghini agent :)

Noonie, The best advice I had was to try and make you breathing as near to your normal pattern as...
Forum: Freestyle 01-15-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,797
Posted By StuartK
Hi Talvi, belated compliments of the season. I...

Hi Talvi, belated compliments of the season. I haven't been swimming much recently, suffering from real life intrusions! However New Years resolution minimum of 3 times per week and 4 times if...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 12-02-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 2,687
Posted By StuartK
Well done :) first open water race completed and...

Well done :) first open water race completed and in bad conditions, that's an achievement, many never try. You've now got a benchmark to work from, and you've also got an idea of what to work on. 1k...
Forum: Freestyle 11-29-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,784
Posted By StuartK
The benefit of newcomers questions

I recently posted a reply to a question from a new member (Tony) on breathing, and swimming last night I thought 'was I doing what I'd suggested' answer yes but not as good as I should, result a...
Forum: Freestyle 11-29-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 8,627
Posted By StuartK
Hi Talvi, these metaphysical thoughts are way...

Hi Talvi, these metaphysical thoughts are way beyond my pay scale but I think I can see where you are going or at least aiming for.
I've never done Ti-chi apart from trying to imitate what I've seen...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 11-27-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 2,687
Posted By StuartK
Sounds good, enjoy the experience and relax,...

Sounds good, enjoy the experience and relax, don't worry about speed it's your first event, let us know how it goes. Good luck :)
Forum: Freestyle 11-27-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 7,043
Posted By StuartK
Sorry about hi-jacking you thread, I should...

Sorry about hi-jacking you thread, I should really start one on rotation.



Thanks, This is what I have in mind although I've just read a post by Coach Suzanne where she say's that the kick...
Forum: Freestyle 11-27-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 8,627
Posted By StuartK
Fifteen mph ! I'll take that :)

Fifteen mph ! I'll take that :)
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