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Forum: Freestyle 03-23-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,871
Posted By Stijn
Hi Efdoucette, What helped me to bring my head...

Hi Efdoucette,

What helped me to bring my head up when swimming whole stroke, was concentrating on my alignment in the neck. Make sure to not tuck your chin to you chest, but we can make ourselves...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 12-04-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 8,303
Posted By Stijn
workshop succes

De eerste Belgische TI-workshop in Lier was een succes, dankzij coach Fiona Laughlin en de deelnemers. Onze progressie was immens.
Ik hou jullie op de hoogte van verdere TI-events in de Benelux....
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 11-08-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 3,654
Posted By Stijn
TI workshop Benelux

Hi 76Bleach,

I do not know of any TI coach in the Netherlands. Yet, in the weekend of 3-4 december, I am organizing a TI workshop in Belgium (Lier, close to Antwerp) with Fiona Laughlin as coach....
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 10-28-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 8,303
Posted By Stijn
TI swimcourse in Belgium

Op zaterdag en zondag 3 en 4 december geeft Fiona Laughlin, TI-coach en dochter van TI-oprichter Terry Laughlin, een Total Immersion zwemworkshop. De zwemworkshop gaat door in Lier.
Door het beperkt...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 09-29-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 15,928
Posted By Stijn
Let's make a TI stop in Belgium

Dear Fiona, Terry, and the others,

I read this thread just now, but must say: let’s organize a TI workshop in Belgium! I am sure to be able to gather at least the minimal number of participants (I...
Forum: Freestyle 07-29-2011
Replies: 74
Views: 23,057
Posted By Stijn
In this thread...

In this thread (http://www.totalimmersion.net/forum/showthread.php?t=2478), I just wrote the following comment (did not notice that Sun's performances have been commented already):

That 800m...
Forum: Freestyle 07-29-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 3,031
Posted By Stijn
Sun vs. Cochrane

That 800m freestyle race is really worth looking at: (check the link in dshen's message just above) [Edit by Stijn: Sun's performance has also been commented in this thread...
Forum: Freestyle 12-03-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,857
Posted By Stijn
catch might push out gliding

Hi bsaaditya,

Nice to hear that working out with the TT already becomes fun.
Just to share: as Westyswoods has indicated, everybody is of course free to syncronize whatever stroke moment with the...
Forum: Freestyle 12-02-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,857
Posted By Stijn
Take your time

Hi bsaaditya,

Congretulations with your TT. I really have become fond swimming with it. The small, incremental increases and decreases in tempo I can never achieve without it. So first, before...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 11-05-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 8,303
Posted By Stijn
Afspreken in Antwerpen?

Hi Eyal81,

Sorry dat ik je bericht nu pas zie. De laatste tijd heb ik het ontzettend druk op m'n werk. (Daar zou na Nieuwjaar wat verandering in moeten komen.)

Ikzelf woon in Deurne (Antwerpen), en...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 08-24-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,155
Posted By Stijn
I would say, enjoy all this water fauna! Here in...

I would say, enjoy all this water fauna! Here in Belgium you may be lucky if you ever encounter a single fish (max 1ft) in water that's so dark you can't see more than two feet away (but even if it...
Forum: Freestyle 08-24-2010
Replies: 45
Views: 15,953
Posted By Stijn
Of course, a deflated raft becomes shorter at the...

Of course, a deflated raft becomes shorter at the waterline: the front and the back come out of the water. In contrast, when you are TI swimming, you focus on swimming tall! So I don't know whether...
Forum: Freestyle 08-21-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 8,262
Posted By Stijn
Hi Ryan, I am sure you can get this movements...

Hi Ryan,
I am sure you can get this movements sold to hollywood or some famous choreographer! Do not hesitate to make a compilation of longer series, with slowmo's and fastmo's...
BTW: speeding up...
Forum: Freestyle 08-20-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 8,262
Posted By Stijn
Yes Ryan (and Dave), That's a great way of...

Yes Ryan (and Dave),
That's a great way of experiencing body rotation and head position.
Looking forward to seeing your video ;-)
Forum: Freestyle 08-19-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 8,262
Posted By Stijn
Hi Westy, Many thanks for suggesting the swim...

Hi Westy,

Many thanks for suggesting the swim and nod drill (for those interested: lesson 6 of Easy Freestyle); though I am not sure why you address this advise to me, yet I am always eager to learn...
Forum: Freestyle 08-19-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,682
Posted By Stijn
Hi Trigu, Congretulations with your great...

Hi Trigu,

Congretulations with your great improvement, both in time and relaxation! Did you swim with or without wetsuit?

As you probably know, going faster is a motivation which most TI-materials...
Forum: Freestyle 08-19-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 8,262
Posted By Stijn
Hurray for the coach! And Ives, congretulations...

Hurray for the coach!

And Ives, congretulations with your swimming. Is that a 50 meter pool? 31 strokes is amazing.

When my wife filmed me once, I noticed that my legs were also doing some...
Forum: Freestyle 08-18-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,510
Posted By Stijn
Hi Gluestick, Fantastic that your swimming...

Hi Gluestick,

Fantastic that your swimming becomes more effortless every session.

Of course, it has it's reasons why breathing is one of the last elements in the TI series of drills. Not because it...
Forum: Freestyle 08-18-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,833
Posted By Stijn
Hi Sikidhart, Great that you have discovered...

Hi Sikidhart,
Great that you have discovered TI!

If you are really starting up: start with the Easy Freestyle DVD. It's a classic, of which I believe every newbie should start from (as you may...
Forum: Freestyle 08-18-2010
Replies: 387
Views: 77,133
Posted By Stijn
Hi Flippr, Amazing how you keep making progress....

Hi Flippr,

Amazing how you keep making progress. This kick will start bringing you next to the pro's.

Still, we're here also to express our observations (only to help your Kaizen-spirit):
With...
Forum: Freestyle 08-15-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 16,019
Posted By Stijn
Hi Pat, Wished I could reply like you. Since you...

Hi Pat,
Wished I could reply like you.
Since you are not a black cat
In the water, but relaxed too.

Have nothing new to add,
Perhaps only some swing
When lengthening your vessel and
Be patient; sail...
Forum: Freestyle 08-14-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,459
Posted By Stijn
Zipper switch

Hi bsfah3,

Congratulations with your aim to keep improving your swimming (so welcome to the TI club), and for sharing you videos. Important things have been said already, and as you say, they seem...
Forum: Freestyle 08-13-2010
Replies: 387
Views: 77,133
Posted By Stijn
up and down

Flippr,

Your kick is indeed much smoother and more within your bodyline than in your previous video. You have become a great TI swimmer. Nevertheless, since TI is all about Kaizen, I would still...
Forum: Freestyle 08-12-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 5,162
Posted By Stijn
Hi Russ, In the 'free stuff' section, you can...

Hi Russ,

In the 'free stuff' section, you can find some excerpts from TI-books. I don't know whether these include pages with drills. You can also get an idea of several TI-drills on youtube....
Forum: Freestyle 08-12-2010
Replies: 387
Views: 77,133
Posted By Stijn
Hi Flippr, What a great experience. Can't wait...

Hi Flippr,

What a great experience. Can't wait to see your new moves on the video.
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