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Forum: Freestyle 03-12-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 5,855
Posted By tritri
Thanks for the advice. So it seems the best...

Thanks for the advice. So it seems the best solution is: "just do it" :)

Starting tomorrow, I will put aside everything else to work on my left side breathing, and persevere until I can breathe...
Forum: Freestyle 03-11-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 5,855
Posted By tritri
Damn, you just reminded me that this is something...

Damn, you just reminded me that this is something I have postponed forever... I think the reason is simply that it's so frustrating to feel like a beginner again, although my times and stroke count...
Forum: Freestyle 11-15-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 4,048
Posted By tritri
Some manufacturers already do triathlon specific...

Some manufacturers already do triathlon specific swimsuits with buoyant patches in strategic locations, for use when full wetsuits are forbidden.
Forum: Freestyle 10-22-2012
Replies: 119
Views: 38,209
Posted By tritri
Gosh, you move faster flip-flopping in the water...

Gosh, you move faster flip-flopping in the water than a lot of average swimmers.

Now, I think hashchu, aquarius and Charles have the same point of view:

1. Body rotation is a cheap source of...
Forum: Freestyle 09-13-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 3,687
Posted By tritri
If you don't know how to swim freestyle yet,...

If you don't know how to swim freestyle yet, doing the superman glide right is very important. If you have little fat and densely muscled legs they will tend to sink first, this is normal, but only...
Forum: Freestyle 09-13-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 8,571
Posted By tritri
Yes, a video would be really helpful. I stick...

Yes, a video would be really helpful.

I stick with what I said in your other thread; forget drills for a few weeks and simply enjoy your swims. Pick up your pace. Then integrate what you learned...
Forum: Freestyle 09-13-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 3,687
Posted By tritri
Not really, in TI kicking is used mainly for...

Not really, in TI kicking is used mainly for balance and core body rotation and not much for propulsion (although if you want to swim short distances fast kicking is important).

When you're sinking...
Forum: Freestyle 09-13-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 3,728
Posted By tritri
Hello Samruhi, and congratulations! I did my...

Hello Samruhi, and congratulations! I did my first triathlon a few weeks ago and it was a fantastic experience.

Have you practiced in Open Water?*If not, try to do a few swims in OW before your...
Forum: Freestyle 09-08-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,479
Posted By tritri
Post a video.

Post a video.
Forum: Freestyle 09-07-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 4,283
Posted By tritri
Only if done in good TI form: streamlined,...

Only if done in good TI form: streamlined, balanced, and effortless. Never practice struggle. :D
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 09-06-2012
Replies: 75
Views: 166,053
Posted By tritri
I find it easier to breathe when I go faster,...

I find it easier to breathe when I go faster, because of the bow wave and because I sink less. I don't know about other swimmers, but at slow speeds I get a bit of water in the lower part of my mouth...
Forum: Freestyle 09-06-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 3,175
Posted By tritri
Hi, I'm not the most qualified to give you...

Hi, I'm not the most qualified to give you feedback, but I think your self analysis is correct. Widening your hand entry will increase stability.

Maybe work on a slightly more patient lead hand, by...
Forum: Freestyle 09-03-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 11,695
Posted By tritri
I agree with you, this learning process is not...

I agree with you, this learning process is not everyone's cup of tea, and I'm not sure it will suit Smat's learning style. It's a learning method that can complement drills but not replace them. And...
Forum: Freestyle 09-03-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 11,695
Posted By tritri
I am not in a position to judge the usefulness of...

I am not in a position to judge the usefulness of the proposed slow drills, as I have never seen you swim and I am not a swimming Coach.

However, I feel that it is not the right time for you to do...
Forum: Swimming In Triathlon 08-27-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 31,945
Posted By tritri
Talking I did my first tri this weekend. 250m swim, 10k...

I did my first tri this weekend. 250m swim, 10k bike and 3k run.

They said the water would be crystal clear, but it's what they remembered from 1 year ago, when the artificial rowing facility was...
Forum: Freestyle 08-27-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,978
Posted By tritri
Thank you tomoy, I've spent one session focusing...

Thank you tomoy, I've spent one session focusing on correcting my problems, and I can already feel the improvement. In particular, my shoulders did not hurt after my swim, partly because it was low...
Forum: Freestyle 08-27-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,981
Posted By tritri
I have a similar problem, and tomoy gave me the...

I have a similar problem, and tomoy gave me the following advice which I think will help you:

One focal point. During recovery, think about the path your elbow takes and letting your hand dangle...
Forum: Freestyle 08-26-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,718
Posted By tritri
Congratulations! Like Andy, I think you'll find...

Congratulations! Like Andy, I think you'll find it easy to increase the distance once you manage to swim 500m, because that means that you are able to breathe (relatively) effortlessly. I would not...
Forum: Freestyle 08-23-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,978
Posted By tritri
Daveblt, Hasilein, thank you very much for your...

Daveblt, Hasilein, thank you very much for your feedback, it's very helpful!

I could "feel" these problems, but I was not able to pinpoint the cause without the video. Now I think I have a clear...
Forum: Freestyle 08-22-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,978
Posted By tritri
Please critique my stroke

So... I started learning TI freestyle mid June for my first triathlon. After about eight weeks of TI practice, I was in a hotel where I could record a video of my swim. That was extremely useful. I...
Forum: Freestyle 08-18-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 6,008
Posted By tritri
I'm not sure, but i think swimust is Japanese. If...

I'm not sure, but i think swimust is Japanese. If I remember correctly he mentioned he lives in Japan.

Another swimust fan.
Forum: Freestyle 08-04-2012
Replies: 66
Views: 14,860
Posted By tritri
Yep, I did not see his swim and was very...

Yep, I did not see his swim and was very surprised and pleased for him when I heard the result. (off topic:*I had a look at your blog and it's great!)
Forum: Freestyle 08-03-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,445
Posted By tritri
Note:*I'm a TI*beginner but not a freestyle...

Note:*I'm a TI*beginner but not a freestyle beginner.

As a beginner I would say the two killer skills are being able to breathe comfortably and being relaxed in the water in a balanced and...
Forum: Freestyle 08-01-2012
Replies: 66
Views: 14,860
Posted By tritri
I simply think Lochte and Phelps are stronger on...

I simply think Lochte and Phelps are stronger on 200m. On average, the US team is stronger on 200m than the French team and it was a well deserved victory. The American coach did the right thing by...
Forum: Freestyle 08-01-2012
Replies: 66
Views: 14,860
Posted By tritri
A TI*training program in my City... That would be...

A TI*training program in my City... That would be AWESOME!

Dunkirk is located in the North of France, Vichy in the Centre. It's approximately an 8h drive from Vichy to Dunkirk.

Pros and cons for a...
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