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Forum: Freestyle 01-14-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,495
Posted By joeintx
Learning to swim!

Is anyone familiar with or have an opinion on the workshop offered in the link below?

I've just been swimming for a little over one year and with a snorkel....
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 01-13-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 7,706
Posted By joeintx
Thanks everyone for your replies, encouraging! ...

Thanks everyone for your replies, encouraging!

Maybe I'll look into getting the O2 in H2O DVD next.
Forum: Freestyle 01-05-2010
Replies: 387
Views: 81,339
Posted By joeintx
flppr - Congratulations on your new breathing...

flppr - Congratulations on your new breathing skill!!
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 01-05-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 7,706
Posted By joeintx
Thanks splashingpat! I'd still like to learn,...

Thanks splashingpat! I'd still like to learn, however if I have to use the snorkel, so be it. Guess it beats sitting on the "couch of doom"!
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 01-05-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 7,706
Posted By joeintx
Rhoda - Thanks for your input! That makes sense...

Rhoda - Thanks for your input! That makes sense about lifting my head, I think it may be true. However I haven't tried in quite a while as I've been relying on my "crutch". LOL I'll see if I can...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 01-05-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 7,706
Posted By joeintx
flpper - Thanks for replying. It's been about a...

flpper - Thanks for replying. It's been about a year for me too that I've been "swimming" with the snorkel. I also have the Easy Freestyle DVD but I think because I've been relying on the snorkel...
Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 12-31-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 3,827
Posted By joeintx
Thanks Naji - I'm headed for the gym (pool) in...

Thanks Naji - I'm headed for the gym (pool) in about an hour!

Happy New Year!
Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 12-31-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 3,827
Posted By joeintx
Radswim - Thanks for the encouraging comments!!...

Radswim - Thanks for the encouraging comments!!

Joe -
Forum: Freestyle 12-30-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 3,290
Posted By joeintx
I too have been trying to teach myself how to...

I too have been trying to teach myself how to swim, I'm 52 and just "learned" last year.

Also, I have to use a Finis Swimmers Snorkel otherwise, I sink!

Would attending a TI Workshop be able to...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 12-30-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 7,706
Posted By joeintx
Snorkel Swimming

I'm an adult onset swimmer, I'm 52. I cannot seem to get the breathing, whenever I try, the rest of my body sinks!

So... I've been using a snorkel. Are these frowned upon? Am I still able to...
Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 12-30-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 3,827
Posted By joeintx
John - Thanks for your reply. Great to hear of...

John - Thanks for your reply. Great to hear of your health benefits, congrats!

Sorry, guess I was a bit unclear. I didn't actually learn to swim completely. Can't seem to coordinate the...
Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 12-29-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 3,827
Posted By joeintx
Benefits?

I am 52, just learned to swim about a year ago, however I have to use a snorkel. Also it takes me about 35-40 seconds to go 25m pool length.

Do you see any real health benefits here or am I just...
Forum: Freestyle 01-10-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 5,444
Posted By joeintx
DVD was shipped yesterday!

DVD was shipped yesterday!
Forum: Freestyle 01-09-2009
Replies: 40
Views: 35,315
Posted By joeintx
CoachBobM - Nice explanation!!

CoachBobM - Nice explanation!!
Forum: Freestyle 01-07-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 5,444
Posted By joeintx
Armania - Thanks for the link!

Armania - Thanks for the link!
Forum: Freestyle 01-07-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 3,076
Posted By joeintx
I just learned how to swim (about 2 months ago)...

I just learned how to swim (about 2 months ago) at the age of 51.

My goals:

To learn the TI way and go the length of the pool in a decent amount of strokes. It currently takes me about 40 some...
Forum: Freestyle 01-06-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 3,145
Posted By joeintx
I've only been swimming for about 8 weeks now. ...

I've only been swimming for about 8 weeks now. I've got the TI book and have seen some of the videos on YouTube. I've ordered the DVD. However I have trouble with the balance exercises. Hoping...
Forum: Freestyle 01-06-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 5,444
Posted By joeintx
Thanks, guess I'll hang on and wait!

Thanks, guess I'll hang on and wait!
Forum: Freestyle 01-06-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 5,444
Posted By joeintx
Easy Freestyle DVD

Darn, my DVD won't be shipped (Amazon.com) for a couple of weeks yet!
Forum: Links and References 01-05-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 3,407
Posted By joeintx
Thanks Dave! Happy New Year to you too! Joe

Thanks Dave! Happy New Year to you too!


Joe
Forum: Freestyle 01-05-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 3,612
Posted By joeintx
Thanks Gene!

Thanks Gene!
Forum: Freestyle 01-05-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 3,612
Posted By joeintx
Rhoda - Thanks for your post! I've a question,...

Rhoda - Thanks for your post! I've a question, what exactly do you mean by the term the catch in the following ....

and when you pull your hand and forearm down for the catch, your body slides...
Forum: Freestyle 01-05-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 3,612
Posted By joeintx
Thanks everyone for your replies! Very helpful! ...

Thanks everyone for your replies! Very helpful! I'll certainly give it a go tomorrow!

Mike - Thanks for pointing me to the thread started by robv with Shinji's pics/video's!

Again, thanks for...
Forum: Freestyle 01-04-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 3,612
Posted By joeintx
Taking A Stroke - Freestyle

So, I'm learning how to swim, when taking a stroke and extending the arm... Is the arm extended before it goes into the water or afterwards? I've been extending/reaching it just before it goes into...
Forum: Freestyle 01-04-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 14,827
Posted By joeintx
Thanks for the links to the SportCount thing,...

Thanks for the links to the SportCount thing, really cool!

However as some of you have pointed out, technique at least at this point (I've only been swimming for 8 weeks) is far more important...
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