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Forum: Freestyle 06-06-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 12,667
Posted By jenson1a
Coach Stuart Scoop is swimming in a 25 meter...

Coach Stuart

Scoop is swimming in a 25 meter pool, not yards. I guess he can figure out the math

Sherry
Forum: Freestyle 05-25-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 9,385
Posted By jenson1a
Tom Regarding your post: I didn't consciously...

Tom
Regarding your post: I didn't consciously speed up the above water movement for this new experiment, so I'm not sure where my speed gain (:46/50m vs. :48/50m at 13 SPL) came from. Obviously the...
Forum: Freestyle 05-18-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 9,385
Posted By jenson1a
Tom Your last paragraph was very interesting to...

Tom

Your last paragraph was very interesting to me:

As to how sustainable my SPL is, the 11-12 results are flukes. The 13 I can hold consistently for a set of 4 x 25, 3 x 50, 2 x 75, 1 x 100, with...
Forum: Freestyle 05-13-2016
Replies: 99
Views: 17,563
Posted By jenson1a
Coach Suzanne Tried the workout also, but...

Coach Suzanne

Tried the workout also, but results weren't as good as Joel's. I have been working on a practice session posted by Terry a while ago.--"A pracitse to improve balance, streamline...and...
Forum: Freestyle 05-12-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 2,333
Posted By jenson1a
I would be up to the challenge. However I swim...

I would be up to the challenge. However I swim in a pool that is only 70 feet long and in the middle of the pool, it is too deep for me to push off from the bottom. However in the widest part of...
Forum: Freestyle 05-09-2016
Replies: 99
Views: 17,563
Posted By jenson1a
Streak Regarding this: At my session with...

Streak

Regarding this:
At my session with Stuart he got me to focus on DPS vs SPL vs perceived effort trying to do the same times but at a lower tempo. Looks like I just managed to do a bit this...
Forum: Links and References 05-04-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 3,353
Posted By jenson1a
Hi Salvo Tks for suggestions. I thought of the...

Hi Salvo

Tks for suggestions. I thought of the pushoff, but did not consider less body rotation, and/or added drag depending on head position. Will explore these next time in pool

Sherry
Forum: Links and References 05-02-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 3,353
Posted By jenson1a
I like your 2nd suggestion--maybe not the...

I like your 2nd suggestion--maybe not the froglike backstroke, but something like LLR or skate or even better skate, stroke, stroke, stroke, skate.

Tks for replying

Sherry
Forum: Links and References 05-01-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 3,353
Posted By jenson1a
Use of snorkel

For the last few days I have been trying to incorporate activate rest intervals in my practice sessions. I use the snorkel to get my breathing back to a less than panting state. I swim 2 to 4...
Forum: Links and References 05-01-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 7,865
Posted By jenson1a
Additional Question on Fist Gloves

I have a pair of swim gloves (I believe by Aqua) that were given to me many years ago. The five fingers in the glove are sewn together to resemble a duck's webbed feet. I have started using these...
Forum: Freestyle 04-30-2016
Replies: 99
Views: 17,563
Posted By jenson1a
Streak I always learn something from your posts...

Streak

I always learn something from your posts and videos. However I have a question in your opening post.

When doing a turn I understand that one's body should be at a 45 degrees after the push...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 04-28-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 17,479
Posted By jenson1a
Suzanne--quote: It looks easy because i've...

Suzanne--quote:

It looks easy because i've practiced focal points using deliberate practice principals for 7 years now, thanks to Terry's teaching, and jus tprior to that, Maria filmed those other...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 04-27-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 17,479
Posted By jenson1a
Suzanne Were you swimming in a 25 meter or 25...

Suzanne

Were you swimming in a 25 meter or 25 yard pool? I noted that your first 4 lengths took only about 91 seconds. Awesome!

What I really like about your stroke (and other successful TI...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 04-19-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 15,323
Posted By jenson1a
A few weeks ago I was browsing thru this forum...

A few weeks ago I was browsing thru this forum (Favorite Practices and Sets). I came across Terry's opening post and have started on week 2 of doing this practice. At this point I can't do the...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 04-12-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 19,915
Posted By jenson1a
Terry: In your post #35 you asked my height--it...

Terry: In your post #35 you asked my height--it is 5' 3". I weigh about 137 lbs and my age is 72. I have skinny arms and small hands and feet. Not the ideal swimmer!

Suzanne: In post #36 you...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 04-11-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 19,915
Posted By jenson1a
What I was looking for was if my spl is the same...

What I was looking for was if my spl is the same as yours for 2 lengths, why are my times 2 to 4 seconds higher than yours? Maybe I take longer on the turns than I realize or could it be something...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 04-09-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 19,915
Posted By jenson1a
Coach Suzanne Were you swimming in a 50 meter...

Coach Suzanne

Were you swimming in a 50 meter pool? The reason I ask is that I am about the same height and weight as you, but I have several more years on me than you. I have about the same spl...
Forum: Freestyle 03-24-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 9,608
Posted By jenson1a
Coach Stuart You say that you have a furll tank...

Coach Stuart

You say that you have a furll tank of air as your recovery arm exits at hip. Just where in the stroke cycle do you actually take that breath? One coach says not to breathe while the...
Forum: Freestyle 03-21-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 12,888
Posted By jenson1a
Don't know if this is worth looking at, but I...

Don't know if this is worth looking at, but I noticed something in weakandpuny's video that I have seen in my own stroke. If you slow the video down to .5, and especially between 9 and 15 seconds,...
Forum: Freestyle 03-10-2016
Replies: 57
Views: 11,048
Posted By jenson1a
Just a thought on breathlessness--when you exhale...

Just a thought on breathlessness--when you exhale is it just a trickle or more of a gush? The reason I ask is that when I am not concentrating on the exhale, I find that I am doing it very forcibly....
Forum: Freestyle 03-09-2016
Replies: 57
Views: 11,048
Posted By jenson1a
sclim Over the last weekend, there were...

sclim

Over the last weekend, there were virtually no posts to any of the forums. I usually get up pretty early and use whatever has been posted as motivation for my swim. So I decided to browse...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 03-07-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 6,255
Posted By jenson1a
Novaswimmer Quote: One weird focal point I have...

Novaswimmer

Quote: One weird focal point I have been using lately is, as I turn my head to breathe, I close my eyes -- and feel the waterline moving downward across my face, first from ear, to...
Forum: Freestyle 02-29-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 6,625
Posted By jenson1a
Wow that is great. Extending distance for me has...

Wow that is great. Extending distance for me has been a problem. One thing I noticed in your post is your rest time, which is a lot longer than mine. I am too much in a hurry to start the next set...
Forum: Freestyle 02-28-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 6,625
Posted By jenson1a
[/B] This last paragraph left me wondering how...

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This last paragraph left me wondering how to determine if the problem was technical or emotional (or psychological). Yesterday when I was swimming, I had the whole pool to myself. Near the...
Forum: Links and References 02-28-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 7,865
Posted By jenson1a
From what I heard in previous posts that some...

From what I heard in previous posts that some people liked the gloves and others said the gloves were hard to work with (getting on and off and they also tore easily).

My guess is that the drill...
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