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Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 07-12-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 11,245
Posted By flowersnapper
I've finally done it - Yippee!!!!!

Oh thanks to you all so much.

Yesterday major achievement (for me). Decided to breath every 2 strokes instead of three , as you suggested. Pretty slowly and stay relaxed as I could. Focus, focus ,...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 07-08-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 11,245
Posted By flowersnapper
Hi Again Werner

I feel really relaxed all through first three strokes, and first breath.

Then i can tell although i am exhaling on next three strokes air is getting in shorter supply, I just about get one more...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 07-07-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 11,245
Posted By flowersnapper
Results from today

Right, first things first. I tried to note how I felt after the two breaths I can do.

I realised when I do stand up, I am really ready for immediate inhale, so I assume this means I have exhaled...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 07-05-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 11,245
Posted By flowersnapper
Hi Again

Thanks again Werner for all useful info - I will check in again once I can answer exhale question - I couldn't get to pool today.

I'm breathing bilaterally bye the way Coach Bob (or attempting to),...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 07-04-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 11,245
Posted By flowersnapper
Could you explain the exhale bit again

Hi Werner,

Thanks so much for your reply - I can do nod and whale eye okay. Its the popeye that's got me.

I can do a couple then have to stand up to take a breath.

Could you just go over the...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 07-02-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 11,245
Posted By flowersnapper
Help Please - I'm so frustrated with breathing

Hi Everyone,

I'm loving everything about TI Freestyle, but I just can't get the hang of breathing.

I can breaststroke correctly with no breathing issues.

I feel great, feel really relaxed. I can...
Forum: Freestyle 08-07-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 1,100
Posted By flowersnapper
Help with Anchoring hand

Any advice particularly video on how to anchor hand would be most appreciated.

My stroke I think is coming along nicely during catch, but I would love to have some pointers (particularly video...
Forum: Freestyle 08-05-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,820
Posted By flowersnapper
Thanks coach David Shen - very informative. I'll...

Thanks coach David Shen - very informative. I'll let you know my progress.

Chris
Forum: Freestyle 08-05-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,820
Posted By flowersnapper
Thanks for that Werner - I just have to put it...

Thanks for that Werner - I just have to put it into practice. I seem to be ok at doing catch, but something disasterous happens when arm goes underwater.

Still learning is all part of the fun, and...
Forum: Freestyle 08-04-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,820
Posted By flowersnapper
thanks for that confirmation Chris

thanks for that confirmation

Chris
Forum: Freestyle 08-04-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,820
Posted By flowersnapper
finger position on pull back

Hi Everyone,

When pulling back underwater, should the fingers be slightly spread, or together - and what is the reasoning for it. Or doesn't it matter.

I think hand and arm should remain slow and...
Forum: Freestyle 07-07-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 5,384
Posted By flowersnapper
Hi Again, Great video - I am going to try it out...

Hi Again,
Great video - I am going to try it out in the pool this week - can't wait.

I'll report back

Chris
Forum: Freestyle 07-04-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,532
Posted By flowersnapper
I'll just have to be patient and watch this...

I'll just have to be patient and watch this space.

Thanks Again

Chris
Forum: Freestyle 07-04-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,834
Posted By flowersnapper
Thanks for that very useful information, I'll try...

Thanks for that very useful information, I'll try the finis

Chris
Forum: Freestyle 07-03-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,532
Posted By flowersnapper
I have not been able to track down anything in UK...

I have not been able to track down anything in UK which was what I was after.

chris
Forum: Freestyle 07-03-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 5,384
Posted By flowersnapper
Thanks Charles

Very interesting dvd clip.

I will watch a few times more.

Thanks Again

Chris
Forum: Freestyle 07-03-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,532
Posted By flowersnapper
Has Shinja made any DVD's or books for sale

Hi Again,

Watched most of Shinja's Utube clips, but I was wondering if Shinja has any DVD's for sale, or written any books.

Thanks

Chris
Forum: Freestyle 07-03-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,834
Posted By flowersnapper
Anyone Tried Cressi

Thanks for that useful information - sounds like standard is the best choice from finis.

Has anyone tried the cressi dry snorkel, I was curious as Amazon buyers give it a five star rating.

Any...
Forum: Freestyle 07-02-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,834
Posted By flowersnapper
Which Snorkel?

Hi Again,

I was thinking of getting a snorkel for part of my freestyle drilling - which one would you choose.

1)Finis standard snorkel

2)Finis freestyle snorkel

3)Cressi dry snorkel
Forum: Freestyle 07-01-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 5,384
Posted By flowersnapper
Question

Did you mean count strokes from push off until I need to stop for breath and estimate distance up pool?

Thanks

Chris
Forum: Freestyle 07-01-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 5,384
Posted By flowersnapper
Thanks

Great Thanks for all that info - very useful, I'm really starting to notice a difference.

Just need to master breathing which I am finding a bit tricky, but will keep at it. Really enjoying all the...
Forum: Freestyle 06-29-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 5,384
Posted By flowersnapper
Are there any video clips of this

I was wondering if there are any video clips of this.

Did you mean to keep arm straight underwater and press down and back, or bend the bit of arm from elbow to figertip at 90 degrees under body to...
Forum: Freestyle 06-29-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 5,384
Posted By flowersnapper
Arm position underwater

Thanks to you both for useful comments.

I probably need to explain myself properly. What I was really interested in was. Is there an optimum path or position that your arm should follow...
Forum: Freestyle 06-28-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 5,384
Posted By flowersnapper
The pull in freestyle TI Style

Hi Again Everyone,

I have the DVD freestyle in 10 lessons, which I think is fab, but was wondering which is the best way to execute the pull part of the stroke under water.

It does not really...
Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 05-23-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 7,250
Posted By flowersnapper
Thanks to everyone for your help - I went to pool...

Thanks to everyone for your help - I went to pool today, only one in - gorgeous.

Starting Terry's lessons, only up to lesson two, but really enjoying it.

Thanks again
Chris
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