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Forum: Freestyle 07-23-2014
Replies: 91
Views: 7,857
Posted By Osmond
Amazingly astute words of wisdom Coach Shen! The...

Amazingly astute words of wisdom Coach Shen!
The only things I question in your advice are the plant base proteins not being counted. The body can more readily utilize protein from plant sources as...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 02-24-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 5,937
Posted By Osmond
I feel for you scallops71! I too have struggled...

I feel for you scallops71!

I too have struggled with the ever elusive relaxed breath of air that has no water to it! I have found the biggest challenge to overcome is dropping that target hand...
Forum: Freestyle 01-31-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,388
Posted By Osmond
Is your target higher on the breath? Regardless...

Is your target higher on the breath? Regardless of head position this will throw you off every breath.
Forum: Freestyle 01-31-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 3,732
Posted By Osmond
Andy, What's your rest between reps? How long...

Andy,

What's your rest between reps? How long since your last hard workout? These are questions to ask yourself so you're aware if 8 reps was reasonable or if you're over reaching a bit.

There is...
Forum: Freestyle 01-31-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 3,715
Posted By Osmond
[QUOTE=ceewhyaxe;45006]Here are 2 videos, taken...

[QUOTE=ceewhyaxe;45006]Here are 2 videos, taken from above water and below water. Will really appreciate feedback and tips! Thanks everyone!

Cee,

I'm not a coach yet but my thought are....

First...
Forum: Freestyle 01-22-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 3,709
Posted By Osmond
Talvi, Here's one to make you think..... If...

Talvi,
Here's one to make you think..... If you're not in touch with your feminine side you'll be weaker and out of touch with your left side.... if you're not in touch with your masculine side...
Forum: Freestyle 01-20-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 7,654
Posted By Osmond
notatall, Kicking form the hips is a term used...

notatall,

Kicking form the hips is a term used to have people use the appropriate muscles to kick. It's not about rotation. In the 'down beat the movement is initiated from the core and the hip...
Forum: Freestyle 01-20-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 2,294
Posted By Osmond
Good job on having the guts to have a video done!...

Good job on having the guts to have a video done! This tells me that you're serious about your TI journey!

Our human bodies are great at deceiving us in the water, what we feel in the beginning of...
Forum: Freestyle 12-02-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,908
Posted By Osmond
Great job! I agree 20 is not late.... as long as...

Great job!
I agree 20 is not late.... as long as your're upright it's never to late!
Osmond
Forum: Freestyle 12-02-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,972
Posted By Osmond
Talvi, We have no variance in our grout up here...

Talvi,

We have no variance in our grout up here in the great white north. I would be curious to know if it was intentional... have you asked someone at your pool?
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 12-02-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 2,686
Posted By Osmond
Mariedut, I think it's safe to say that we have...

Mariedut,
I think it's safe to say that we have all had the 'not so wonderful' open water experience, and for most of us it's comes from underestimating how much we rely on that thick black line to...
Forum: Freestyle 11-25-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 4,750
Posted By Osmond
Way to go coach! If you don't mind Ill put that...

Way to go coach! If you don't mind Ill put that one in my bag of tricks for future reference.
What is it they say, necessity is the mother of creativity?
Forum: Freestyle 11-25-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 1,043
Posted By Osmond
Obsessed, If you're at the point that you're...

Obsessed,

If you're at the point that you're doing 2 beat kick, you can try to connect the long line of your body with the pierce. ie: feel the length from your right hand to the point of your left...
Forum: Freestyle 10-11-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 4,895
Posted By Osmond
If you know someone with an I-phone or you have...

If you know someone with an I-phone or you have an I-phone,the life proof case is a low budget water proof camera in the rmaking. Water proof, dust proof, and drop proof. Much better picture quality...
Forum: Freestyle 10-01-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 4,096
Posted By Osmond
Hi Mbruse, You're level of comfort looks great!...

Hi Mbruse,

You're level of comfort looks great! I'm fairly new to this as well but from some angles of the video it appears that part of your rotation issue could be caused by how your elbow is...
Forum: Freestyle 09-27-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 8,064
Posted By Osmond
Hi Helix, I agree with Craig, don't be to hard...

Hi Helix,

I agree with Craig, don't be to hard on yourself. If you haven't tried a tempo trainer it may be just the ticket for you. Is it possible for you to slow down a bit so you can try to 3...
Forum: Freestyle 09-27-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 3,735
Posted By Osmond
That's a thing of beauty!

That's a thing of beauty!
Forum: Swimming In Triathlon 09-26-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 8,625
Posted By Osmond
Smile I bought the Garmin 910 XT after trying out a few...

I bought the Garmin 910 XT after trying out a few other less expensive computers. I found they all lacked a little in comparison to the Garmin. I love all the data on the bike, cadance, HR, I think...
Forum: Freestyle 09-04-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 5,306
Posted By Osmond
I agree that the mathematical approach is...

I agree that the mathematical approach is interesting and can work for everyone. It's not a cut and dry theory though; one SR will nnot work for everyone. The best way I have found to find your own...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 09-04-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 4,672
Posted By Osmond
I would agree that if you're holding your breath...

I would agree that if you're holding your breath you're not relaxed. What has worked for me in practice is a small exhale on each peirce, this way I don't hold my breath all the time and cause...
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