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Forum: Freestyle 07-21-2017
Replies: 61
Views: 11,579
Posted By dshen
Great! We of course all love swimming over here...

Great! We of course all love swimming over here as a fitness activity!



Lots of value in learning the other 4 strokes. They can be easier to learn IMHO than freestyle.



If I may comment like this...
Forum: Freestyle 07-20-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,659
Posted By dshen
You can find USRPT info here:...

You can find USRPT info here: http://www.usrpt.info/. It is a great system and seems to be producing decent results. Check out the docs and videos there. All very good.

Yes 1500 in under 30 min is...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 01-27-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 5,135
Posted By dshen
by the way, I should say these two things, one...

by the way, I should say these two things, one for bkgnd and one for clarifying.

first the bkgnd:

the reason why i was asking about a term for this particular aspect of TI training is that i think...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 01-27-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 5,135
Posted By dshen
it's OK to disagree - no need to be sorry...

it's OK to disagree - no need to be sorry ;-)

however, this WNL is only used with the tempo trainer training and is only really valid in using the tempo trainer to drive neural adaptation. since we...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 01-26-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 5,135
Posted By dshen
you are right that V=SPL+SR. but if we are trying...

you are right that V=SPL+SR. but if we are trying to improve, there is no better way to keep some constant in your training than with a tempo trainer. that is where your SR is important. i wanted to...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 01-26-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 5,135
Posted By dshen
yes that was why i was trying some "time" element...

yes that was why i was trying some "time" element to the new bstormed names, which hopefully got to some temporary element, and to be improved (hopefully) and changed over time for the...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 01-25-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 5,135
Posted By dshen
some other possible names: CNL = current neural...

some other possible names:

CNL = current neural limit
CNT = current neural threshold
TNL = temporary neural limit
TNT = temporary neural threshold
WNL = working neural limit
WNT = working neural...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 01-25-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 5,135
Posted By dshen
this point of no further improvement is that...

this point of no further improvement is that 'efficiency threshold' i was talking about in the other forum post. i like the name MNF as a name for the method - i wanted to name the point at which...
Forum: Freestyle 01-23-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 5,446
Posted By dshen
Here is the SPL v. height chart for 25yards - I...

Here is the SPL v. height chart for 25yards - I copied it because I knew I would lose it in the forums!

SPL can be roughly approximated to height and skill. I’ve prepared this height-indexed rough...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 01-23-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,179
Posted By dshen
By the way, Coach Todd Erickson has been running...

By the way, Coach Todd Erickson has been running some TI workshops in Oahu. You can check the workshops tab for a listing there.
Forum: Freestyle 01-16-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 6,749
Posted By dshen
i bought one because i'm interested in data...

i bought one because i'm interested in data driven training. i believe we are on the cusp of being able to collect enough data about ourselves while training and be able to deliver good direction on...
Forum: Freestyle 01-16-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 6,749
Posted By dshen
that's what i like to hear! faster swimming at...

that's what i like to hear! faster swimming at less effort - perfect. now when you need to put more effort, you have extra "heartbeats" left in the tank!
Forum: Freestyle 01-16-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 6,749
Posted By dshen
I just got an aquapulse too and have been playing...

I just got an aquapulse too and have been playing with it. I saw Coach Shinji on Saturday and we chatted a bit about what he is doing with it also.

I think the significant use for the HR monitor is...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 01-11-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,245
Posted By dshen
as you may have tried, regular paper...

as you may have tried, regular paper disintegrates in the presence of water, and pens and markers will run or stop writing on wet surfaces. i have tried grease pencils on a piece of plastic but that...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 01-11-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 7,436
Posted By dshen
i have become a big believer in strength training...

i have become a big believer in strength training that is not body building. you can find a lot of literature on dragondoor.com.

i personally am doing a program for running in Underground Secrets...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 01-10-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,028
Posted By dshen
A Proposal for Alternate Definition of 'Threshold' for TIers

hey all,

i just got my Aquapulse and have been playing with HR as it relates to swimming. In other threads, forum visitors have asked about lactate thresholds in HR training as it relates to...
Forum: Links and References 01-09-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 4,243
Posted By dshen
i too have started kettlebells for training in...

i too have started kettlebells for training in addition to indian clubs and have spent a ton of money at dragondoor.com!

i have found that at starting out, i have to really lower the weights and...
Forum: Links and References 01-08-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 4,243
Posted By dshen
Indian club swinging for better, stronger shoulders?

Has anyone in these forums tried Indian club swinging? I just got introduced to them and it seems like they would help strength the shoulders to help be more resilient while swimming.

In case you...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 01-06-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 4,287
Posted By dshen
i'm approaching old fart (46 yo!) and have been...

i'm approaching old fart (46 yo!) and have been experiencing the natural decline of recovery speed as i age. so i have some thoughts about it.

before i post some thoughts, it seems like you are...
Forum: Freestyle 01-05-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 10,709
Posted By dshen
The GPS of the Garmin 910XT is SUPPOSEDLY able to...

The GPS of the Garmin 910XT is SUPPOSEDLY able to track your path while swimming. i would love it if someone got their hands on one to try.

if you want to do that now, we have done it a lot with a...
Forum: Freestyle 01-05-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 10,709
Posted By dshen
by the way, i just bought a 2nd swimsense. i'm...

by the way, i just bought a 2nd swimsense. i'm going to play with putting one on each wrist to see if it will count total strokes correctly....

stay tuned...
Forum: Freestyle 01-04-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 7,281
Posted By dshen
we need an updating list of CoachSuzanne-isms...

we need an updating list of CoachSuzanne-isms...
Forum: Freestyle 01-04-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 4,541
Posted By dshen
Dave Cameron gives an excellent video on the...

Dave Cameron gives an excellent video on the early catch:

http://youtu.be/tDmQiHQ8mW8

As for imbalance - I have the same problem and I've been working on it all of last year and still working on...
Forum: Freestyle 01-04-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 7,281
Posted By dshen
CoachSuzanne FTW!

CoachSuzanne FTW!
Forum: Links and References 01-03-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 8,017
Posted By dshen
Strengthening the muscles involved in the actual...

Strengthening the muscles involved in the actual movement is very important. One thing I learned from reading all those materials is that we also need to strengthen other muscles, potentially the...
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