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Forum: Freestyle 07-01-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 11,679
Posted By yann
I will experiment this soon: I'll travel from...

I will experiment this soon: I'll travel from Switzerland to UK to get TI teaching (!). My coach will be Ian Smith who has attained the highest level of TI certification, that of 'Master Coach'. So...
Forum: Freestyle 07-01-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 11,679
Posted By yann
Thank you for sharing your own subtle objectives...

Thank you for sharing your own subtle objectives and means to reach them. That's very interesting.

Up to now I've blindly rejected every "tools". I've a tendency to take some TI principles at face...
Forum: Freestyle 06-30-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 11,679
Posted By yann
Thanks RadSwim. Two questions: 1. Did the...

Thanks RadSwim.

Two questions:
1. Did the "giant switch" helped you to kick from the hip? I'm able to coordinate the kick and the hip rotation (karate in my youth probably helped), but what is...
Forum: Freestyle 06-28-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 11,679
Posted By yann
I'll do. Thanks again dshen ! I got so many...

I'll do. Thanks again dshen !

I got so many feedback recently on the forum that I have like 20 areas of improvement. I'm very happy to get such valuable feedback and very excited to put all that in...
Forum: Freestyle 06-28-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,129
Posted By yann
Hi, I started to swim in a 17 meters pool and...

Hi,

I started to swim in a 17 meters pool and was happy to upgrade to a 25m (and now 50m). I use often less deep pool (usually for children, however not for too young children :-) ) but only for...
Forum: Freestyle 06-28-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 11,679
Posted By yann
dshen, Simply focusing on relaxed shoulder...

dshen,

Simply focusing on relaxed shoulder enabled me to swim 1500m without stopping yesterday. It might not seem extraordinary, but it is for my as my maximum was 300m...

Concerning your other...
Forum: Freestyle 06-27-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 11,679
Posted By yann
Thanks soo much for your detailed analysis !...

Thanks soo much for your detailed analysis !


In fact it is normal you do not see much evf, because I "discovered" it after we record this video. I've done an other sequence about the way I do evf...
Forum: Freestyle 06-26-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 11,679
Posted By yann
@CoachFlppr Thank you for the additional advice...

@CoachFlppr
Thank you for the additional advice on timing. I'll try this on Monday.

@dshen
I must say I haven't focus on my recovery for a while. It was also noticed by Lawrence in my stroke video...
Forum: Freestyle 06-26-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 11,679
Posted By yann
Thank you CoachfFlppr. Yes I can feel the...

Thank you CoachfFlppr.


Yes I can feel the difference. But this is invalidating the way I thought evf should be executed. Initially I thought the sequence should be

From skating go to skatch
When...
Forum: Freestyle 06-25-2011
Replies: 22
Evf
Views: 5,885
Posted By yann
westyswoods, haschu33, Thanks for sharing your...

westyswoods, haschu33,

Thanks for sharing your experience. I recommand you look at the comment of RadSwim in this thread: http://www.totalimmersion.net/forum/showthread.php?t=2442

For those...
Forum: Freestyle 06-25-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 11,679
Posted By yann
Thank you very much RadSwim. I tried the...

Thank you very much RadSwim. I tried the usaswimming's sequence this morning. I must say in the end I felt my shoulders tired in a different way than in swimming. So it must be good and very...
Forum: Freestyle 06-25-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 3,823
Posted By yann
Hi, I finally managed to get my skatch -...

Hi,

I finally managed to get my skatch - extended skatch - stroke sequence recorded: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JYh0SiWSNI

After seeing it myself, I must say a few things:
- in my strokes (in...
Forum: Freestyle 06-21-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 11,679
Posted By yann
Evf and shoulder impingement

Hi all,

Not willing to hijack Lawrence's tread about evf (http://www.totalimmersion.net/forum/showthread.php?t=2435), I'll start this new one. As quick summary I say that I started to improve my...
Forum: Freestyle 06-21-2011
Replies: 22
Evf
Views: 5,885
Posted By yann
Hi Lawrence, I've recently worked on a better...

Hi Lawrence,

I've recently worked on a better catch using the skatch drill. What helped me was to do this in three steps:

skatch (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZXX9XHx0mM)
skatch followed by...
Forum: Freestyle 06-16-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 3,823
Posted By yann
Hi Dédé, In fact, I don't know. But I've change...

Hi Dédé,

In fact, I don't know. But I've change the way I move my forearm and my shoulder. So I think this should be visible. I'll be shooting new video tomorrow and maybe Monday with some friends....
Forum: Freestyle 06-16-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 3,823
Posted By yann
Patient catch: I made it!

Hi all,

Yesterday, for the first day in my swimming life, I experienced what a firm catch is. I've read a lot of things about it, but up to yesterday I couldn't feel it. As I found difficult to get...
Forum: Freestyle 06-13-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 4,872
Posted By yann
Thanks Dave. I found your blog entry (and your...

Thanks Dave. I found your blog entry (and your update) very interresting. I think the Swimsense (or a next release of it) might suit my needs. I simply want to record my SPL (per lap) and time (per...
Forum: Freestyle 06-12-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 4,872
Posted By yann
Hi caronis, Open the forum outside the total...

Hi caronis,

Open the forum outside the total immersion frame (i.e. click on this link (http://www.totalimmersion.net/forum/)). Then search for your thread and copy the url. While posting the answer...
Forum: Freestyle 06-12-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 4,872
Posted By yann
Thanks Dédé. For some reason seaching for...

Thanks Dédé.

For some reason seaching for pool-mate in the TI forum return tons of unrleated threads (it was looking of pool and mate I guess). So thank you for the reference of DShen thread...
Forum: Freestyle 06-12-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 4,872
Posted By yann
Watches that count strokes

Hi,

Has anyone bought a Pool-Mate (http://www.swimovate.com/poolmate.html) watch. I found it referenced in the shop section of http://totalimmersion.es. Any feedback on how reliable they are? In...
Forum: Freestyle 06-11-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,476
Posted By yann
Hi RadSwim, I've recently understood that and...

Hi RadSwim,


I've recently understood that and posted this thread (http://www.totalimmersion.net/forum/showthread.php?t=2398). But I haven't managed yet to introduce that in my stroke. Thanks for...
Forum: Freestyle 06-10-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,476
Posted By yann
@tab Very nice video indeed. I also noticed the...

@tab
Very nice video indeed. I also noticed the undulation. It is facinating and inspiring. Looks like he's engaging the abs as the very first step (prior kicking). This makes him really swiming...
Forum: Freestyle 06-10-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,476
Posted By yann
@Laurence Good point, I've never noticed...

@Laurence
Good point, I've never noticed that.

@Fisch
I agree with the balance comment. I'd never linked the elbow-driven recovery to the balance, but that can be a good point. Personally, I think...
Forum: Freestyle 06-10-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,476
Posted By yann
Lausanne, Switzerland. Very good. I hadn't...

Lausanne, Switzerland.


Very good. I hadn't noticed that. It is even worse when I breath. Indeed a focal point to work on.

Thank you
Yann
Forum: Freestyle 06-10-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,476
Posted By yann
Feedback on my freestyle video

Hi,

It's been a year and three months I started learning TI freestyle (two years ago I wasn't able to cross a 50m pool). I think it's time for me to dare showing you my current level. I'm going to...
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