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Forum: Freestyle 08-30-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 5,068
Posted By newbie2012
But while your head is under water, exhaling is...

But while your head is under water, exhaling is done really gently, without any effort, or are you actively using your abdominal muscles to "force" gently all the air out ?
Forum: Freestyle 08-21-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 5,842
Posted By newbie2012
Hey blazjul, I'm a beginner myself, following...

Hey blazjul,

I'm a beginner myself, following the same route as you, DVD workshop and book, and I'm going through similar issues as you're describing.

But I think it's more a matter of...
Forum: Freestyle 08-20-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,428
Posted By newbie2012
Wow, lots of good advices here, big thanks guys !...

Wow, lots of good advices here, big thanks guys ! I've been reading a lot of threads and there's lot of information in these forums, but when you don't know exactly what you're looking for, it's...
Forum: Freestyle 08-19-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,428
Posted By newbie2012
Thank you Andy ! I for one am a beginner, so...

Thank you Andy !

I for one am a beginner, so doing the first simple exercises ( SG and following stuff ), and find myself rather relaxed body-wise, but either holding my breath, either releasing...
Forum: Freestyle 08-19-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,428
Posted By newbie2012
bump... Was asking myself the question, having...

bump...
Was asking myself the question, having the some problem as the OP: would book and workshop vids be enough or is there more material in this DVD ?
Forum: Freestyle 08-11-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 6,083
Posted By newbie2012
I'm not sure about your swimming background and...

I'm not sure about your swimming background and history, and what material you're using to learn TI. I for one have both the workshop DVD and the book. The book is an earlier version of the training...
Forum: Freestyle 08-02-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 3,647
Posted By newbie2012
Hi Terry, Thanks a lot for your answer, makes a...

Hi Terry,

Thanks a lot for your answer, makes a lot of sense and is very helpful.

In fact I was trying the follow up from SG when you start some kicking, and realized that I'm alternating between 2...
Forum: Freestyle 08-01-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 3,647
Posted By newbie2012
Great vids, thank you ! And wow, if this is what...

Great vids, thank you ! And wow, if this is what flexibility means, you can definitely call me Stiffy Uncle :) ( mods, can I change my username, pretty please ? )

And no, my ankles don't especially...
Forum: Freestyle 08-01-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 3,647
Posted By newbie2012
Hyperextension ... I certainty can't do that ......

Hyperextension ... I certainty can't do that ... after decades of soccer, basketball, tennis and other stuff, I guess I still have some mobility in my ankles, but probably not the swimming one. I...
Forum: Freestyle 08-01-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 3,647
Posted By newbie2012
Hi mt6127, I'm a beginner trying to fit a proper...

Hi mt6127,

I'm a beginner trying to fit a proper kick into a proper form and avoid getting bad habits. Trying to find the proper kick I found myself alternating between the "robot" kick that you...
Forum: Freestyle 08-01-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 3,647
Posted By newbie2012
Someone could tell me if: [] I'm posting this in...

Someone could tell me if:
[] I'm posting this in the wrong forum
[] Im asking too simple and/or obvious questions
[] I'm asking too stupid questions
[] both of the above
[] the answers are already...
Forum: Olympics 07-31-2012
Replies: 95
Views: 40,402
Posted By newbie2012
Seems like the daily training means two 2.5hrs...

Seems like the daily training means two 2.5hrs sessions, 15-16km swim per day, gym workouts every two days, trainings sessions every day of the year Sundays included with just a couple days off...
Forum: Links and References 07-31-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 2,670
Posted By newbie2012
It largely depends of the pool. My 4yrs...

It largely depends of the pool.

My 4yrs daughter took a couple of swim lessons, twice she had to practice in the 50m pool that was used by adults, club training, etc, so not particularly warm...
Forum: Olympics 07-31-2012
Replies: 95
Views: 40,402
Posted By newbie2012
One interesting bit of trivia that I've heard on...

One interesting bit of trivia that I've heard on French TV, is that Agnel never switched to swimming with the full suits (when they started being used some years ago), but continued with "classic"...
Forum: Freestyle 07-29-2012
Replies: 66
Views: 14,080
Posted By newbie2012
But no Alain Bernard in the foursome ... guess he...

But no Alain Bernard in the foursome ... guess he was out of shape in the end :)))
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 07-29-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 4,423
Posted By newbie2012
Or any TI coach visiting Paris ?

Or any TI coach visiting Paris ?
Forum: Freestyle 07-29-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 3,647
Posted By newbie2012
help finding the proper kick

First of all a big thanks to Terry and TI, I've been reading TI for a week and it's just amazing. This week I spent more than 3 hours in the pool, it probably looks like a joke to most of you, but...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 07-26-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 4,423
Posted By newbie2012
Digging up an old thread, but maybe things have...

Digging up an old thread, but maybe things have changed lately, anybody doing TI in Paris or in the neighborhood ?
Forum: Freestyle 07-25-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,796
Posted By newbie2012
Hey Inigo, I'm in a similar situation, bought...

Hey Inigo,

I'm in a similar situation, bought the "Total Immersion" book and the workshop, and as yourself I find myself in the same deeply confused state, should I have bought the older DVD,...
Forum: Freestyle 07-24-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 3,235
Posted By newbie2012
practice from book or DVD?

Now I'm confused: the book is great and explains things thoroughly, but talks about an early version of DVD, not the latest version (workshop)

Which one should I follow foremost?! Read the book but...
Forum: Freestyle 07-24-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 3,235
Posted By newbie2012
Thanks for the soccer analogy, I can definitely...

Thanks for the soccer analogy, I can definitely relate to that since I've been playing football ( soccer as you call it :) ) for like ... almost 40yrs I guess.

Regarding speed, no need for speed...
Forum: Freestyle 07-24-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 3,235
Posted By newbie2012
Yes, I've noticed the only slightly body roll in...

Yes, I've noticed the only slightly body roll in both videos, I realize I was kicking too hard from the knee mainly, or generating too much body roll.

You've been very helpful, thanks again !
Forum: Freestyle 07-24-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 3,235
Posted By newbie2012
Seriously, I don't know the recommended one...

Seriously, I don't know the recommended one because I'm expecting the book any day, and watched the first couple of lessons from the workshop and it's probably too basic to mention, or I haven't got...
Forum: Freestyle 07-24-2012
Replies: 51
Views: 8,726
Posted By newbie2012
Good point Nicki ! ( for those who don't read...

Good point Nicki !

( for those who don't read all the threads, here's an interesting view on "loser" http://youtu.be/PbIEjy_ww90?t=17s )
Forum: Freestyle 07-24-2012
Replies: 66
Views: 14,080
Posted By newbie2012
You're perfectly right. What I had in mind was a...

You're perfectly right. What I had in mind was a rather regular level of performance, that you usually attain. The one offs when you get to new heights that you've never reached before and will never...
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