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Forum: Freestyle 08-27-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 6,464
Posted By daren
Difficult To Breath On The Left-side...

I would like to ask a follow up question about breathing to the left side. I'm a casual swimmer, On average I don't swim more than twice a week. I mostly swim freestyle and breath to one side of the...
Forum: Freestyle 01-13-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 7,148
Posted By daren
When a swimmer kicks, the hips rotate slightly...

When a swimmer kicks, the hips rotate slightly (right hip goes up as right foot is kicking down), and when a swimmer pulls using arms shoulders rotate with arm movement. I find it best to do the two...
Forum: Freestyle 01-12-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 5,839
Posted By daren
I took a look at the preview. There are some new...

I took a look at the preview. There are some new terms like "Superman" and "Laser", but are there any brand new concepts being introduced in this DVD?
Forum: Freestyle 01-12-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 4,814
Posted By daren
In case this helps you. What I try to do is when...

In case this helps you. What I try to do is when I'm "pulling" the water, I focus on pressing the inside(the part pressed against the body if arms are freely hanging while person is standing) of my...
Forum: Freestyle 01-09-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 15,622
Posted By daren
I also lose count of laps often. I think the fact...

I also lose count of laps often. I think the fact that its a problem for a lot of people is an indication of how much a mental chanllenge swimming is.
Forum: Butterfly 01-07-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 4,579
Posted By daren
Nice comparison to Starcraft, in my opinion one...

Nice comparison to Starcraft, in my opinion one of the best games ever made, if not the best.
Forum: Butterfly 01-05-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 6,070
Posted By daren
could you give a brief description of the dolphin...

could you give a brief description of the dolphin dive? Is it as described in this youtube video?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lL9bxYjGUuI

I don't plan on buying every Total Immersion video out...
Forum: Butterfly 12-30-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 18,161
Posted By daren
Slowing down butterfly

I can swim about 50 yards of butterfly, but that's about it. I find it difficult to slow down and conserve energy so I can swim longer, like I can't even imagine doing a 200 yard fly the way I...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 12-24-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 6,270
Posted By daren
I also have a hard time with inverted underwater...

I also have a hard time with inverted underwater dolphining and keeping water out of my nose. What I do is just let the water stuff up my nose and then after I surface give a big exhaul through the...
Forum: Butterfly 12-23-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 7,782
Posted By daren
This morning I tried swinging my legs a little,...

This morning I tried swinging my legs a little, and low and behold I do feel my feet leaving the water, right after my hands re-enter the water after recovery and right before the main portion of the...
Forum: Links and References 12-23-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 4,382
Posted By daren
LOL. Phelps is a really likable guy. Believe it...

LOL. Phelps is a really likable guy. Believe it or not I started swimming more regularly after watching him last summer.
Forum: Butterfly 12-23-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 6,334
Posted By daren
I should give that a try next time I'm at the...

I should give that a try next time I'm at the pool. All I know is that I'm still missing a lot from my butterfly. I swim at a 25 yard pool, and I can do 25 yards of butterfly alright, and really feel...
Forum: Butterfly 12-21-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 6,334
Posted By daren
Karate chop release and head leading the arms

Very recently I discovered two things that helped my butterfly tremendously.

One is having hands exit the water in a karate chop form. This is briefly mentioned by TI videos, but I think it needs...
Forum: Butterfly 12-21-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 7,782
Posted By daren
Thanks a lot, I swam this past Friday Saturday...

Thanks a lot, I swam this past Friday Saturday and Sunday. And because the pool is less crowded now I had a lane to myself for a good amount of time and I swam as much butterfly as I could.

One...
Forum: Butterfly 12-18-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 7,782
Posted By daren
head position and other questions

I'm on the early stages of doing TI butterfly drills. I can do head lead body pulses pretty well, although not fast. I'm finding the hand lead body pulses a lot harder. But recently I found that body...
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