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Forum: Freestyle 09-08-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,832
Posted By sniperthefox
Senior members can get away with anything on this...

Senior members can get away with anything on this forum! ;)
Forum: Freestyle 09-08-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,832
Posted By sniperthefox
I've only ever been coached on basketball, golf,...

I've only ever been coached on basketball, golf, and now swimming, and the elements that make a good coach is pretty much common to all sports I think. To me, there are two main aspects -

(1)...
Forum: Freestyle 09-07-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 7,881
Posted By sniperthefox
Hey jenson, Totally concur with everything dshen...

Hey jenson,

Totally concur with everything dshen has said above. Shinji's CGI is a good visualization aid: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JukMa6-V1pE&feature=channel_video_title.

The best way to...
Forum: Freestyle 09-06-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 6,511
Posted By sniperthefox
Swimust, I understand why you are so hooked on...

Swimust, I understand why you are so hooked on TI, I am too! But what CoachSuzanne is saying is absolutely true. The reason you love TI, is that for the first time you feel that you can actually...
Forum: Freestyle 09-04-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,651
Posted By sniperthefox
that's awesome dobarton! I need to learn how to...

that's awesome dobarton! I need to learn how to have a consistent tempo during a long swim. Although I've managed to achieve a much more effortless feeling in the water, I do tend to slightly...
Forum: Freestyle 09-04-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 4,791
Posted By sniperthefox
Here is a link from one of Terry's presentations...

Here is a link from one of Terry's presentations that explains it quite nicely too!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RzV2Le3awy4&feature=related

This has also helped me in saving so much energy......
Forum: Freestyle 09-01-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 4,791
Posted By sniperthefox
awesome, well done @swimust! Great source of...

awesome, well done @swimust! Great source of inspiration :)
Forum: Freestyle 08-31-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 6,511
Posted By sniperthefox
cool DesertDog, but can you clarify something...

cool DesertDog, but can you clarify something with this shoulder movement that you mention above. In TI, because we are already rotated, by doing the lat raise motion aren't you already effectively...
Forum: Freestyle 08-31-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 6,511
Posted By sniperthefox
spot on bx, that is exactly what I meant. It was...

spot on bx, that is exactly what I meant. It was actually counter-intuitive for me at the start because I still felt I needed to push my elbow backwards of the plane of my spine... but then realised...
Forum: Freestyle 08-31-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 10,696
Posted By sniperthefox
I'm the same as tab. Righthanded with my left...

I'm the same as tab. Righthanded with my left side being the weak side.
Forum: Freestyle 08-30-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 6,511
Posted By sniperthefox
good observation DesertDog. This is similar to...

good observation DesertDog. This is similar to another tip my TI coach gave me. In my first lesson, I had a tendency during recovery to push my elbows backwards outside the line of my spine. He...
Forum: Freestyle 08-30-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 10,696
Posted By sniperthefox
could be a timing issue Archy. I only say this...

could be a timing issue Archy. I only say this because my struggles on my weak side now is exactly what I was struggling with on my so called 'strong side' when I started TI this summer. It took...
Forum: Freestyle 08-30-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 10,696
Posted By sniperthefox
great post, thanks Archy, I believe you're onto...

great post, thanks Archy, I believe you're onto something. This is also an area I'm currently struggling with. And wow, what a great observation @tab. I did exactly as you did and what happens to...
Forum: Freestyle 08-29-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 3,186
Posted By sniperthefox
this is an interesting question, and one that I...

this is an interesting question, and one that I would like to know the answer to also, so thansk for posting! It also seems to me from the famous Shinji video that his kicks/toe flicks are applied...
Forum: Freestyle 08-27-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,817
Posted By sniperthefox
Hey gladtobedifferent, Hope you managed to...

Hey gladtobedifferent,

Hope you managed to conjure up the motivation to swim the other day! Pool is closed today due to Hurricane Irene prep :(. First day without a swim for over 2 months! For...
Forum: Freestyle 08-23-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,817
Posted By sniperthefox
Hey gladtobedifferent, I hear you about busy...

Hey gladtobedifferent,

I hear you about busy lanes... I get easily distracted too. In fact, I reckon what's really helped me the last 3 nights (1km, 1km+, 1mile) is that in each of the sessions, I...
Forum: Freestyle 08-23-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,817
Posted By sniperthefox
Now my first mile!

thanks for the wise words Westy. Just got back from my session, and I just swam my first mile!! Again, no bilateral breathing, but I did get some practice sets in (3 x 100m of breathing solely to...
Forum: Freestyle 08-22-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,817
Posted By sniperthefox
My first kilometre

Hey guys,

Last time I posted, I shared my extreme gratitude for having discovered TI and the joy it has given me, after struggling for decades with swimming. It's been a little over 2 months worth...
Forum: Links and References 08-01-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 4,692
Posted By sniperthefox
Sun Yang sets WR in 1500m free

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJtgTjU1RBE
Forum: Freestyle 07-30-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,995
Posted By sniperthefox
Will do bx, and thanks CoachRosita, posting...

Will do bx,

and thanks CoachRosita, posting this tribute to TI was the least I can do, for what it's already given me. I also look forward to sharing my progress and challenges in this forum.
Forum: Freestyle 07-30-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,995
Posted By sniperthefox
Hi bx, No video yet but pretty keen to get one...

Hi bx,

No video yet but pretty keen to get one too so stay tuned. I practice in a 20yd pool by the way so 10 spl is probably not as impressive as you first thought!
Forum: Freestyle 07-28-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,864
Posted By sniperthefox
I fall into the category of complete noob. Can't...

I fall into the category of complete noob. Can't comment on Self Coach but I purchased Easy Freestyle and it has been extremely helpful to me!
Forum: Freestyle 07-28-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,995
Posted By sniperthefox
Compliments that I never ever thought would apply to me

Hello all, I'm new to the forum, having only discovered TI at the start of the Summer. To give you a bit of background, I'm 35, 'learned' swimming late in school when I was in my teens... I use the...
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