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Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 12-31-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 5,527
Posted By azamy
Talvi I am smiling seeing that and when I saw the...

Talvi I am smiling seeing that and when I saw the time of your post it was before mine (the question I posted on breathing both goggles underwater). I am waiting for an insight from Coach Stuart on...
Forum: Freestyle 12-31-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,550
Posted By azamy
Thanks Talvi. This evening I am going to the pool...

Thanks Talvi. This evening I am going to the pool and will ask one of the guys to keep an eye on what I am doing on that left side breath. Might be one of the two possibilities you mentioned or a...
Forum: Freestyle 12-30-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 4,125
Posted By azamy
R.I.P Westy

Indeed a sad news :( May his soul rest at peace.
Forum: Freestyle 12-30-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,550
Posted By azamy
Question: Breathing both goggles under water?

I don't know if anyone else has experienced this. My left side is my weak side when it comes to breathing so last evening my focus point was breathing on my left. In one of the lengths, swimming at a...
Forum: Links and References 12-30-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 24,495
Posted By azamy
1. January - May I lost over 10 kgs but then...

1. January - May I lost over 10 kgs but then stopped going to the gym. Started "Enjoying life more fully" lol so got rid of the harsh diet and gained the weight again so not much luck there.

4. I...
Forum: Freestyle 12-04-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 2,739
Posted By azamy
Great analysis and a lot more to learn. I...

Great analysis and a lot more to learn. I couldn't see the video because of connection problems so I asked my friend to download it for me. Looking forward for "more" :p
Forum: Freestyle 12-01-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,833
Posted By azamy
My Swimmers' 100m Freestyle

Fellow TI'ers,

I am sure many of you know (from Terry's blog) that I am a self coached TI swimmer in Herat, Afghanistan. Last year in October I started coaching a small team of swimmers in Herat...
Forum: Freestyle 11-20-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 2,488
Posted By azamy
Hello Coach Suzanne - your posts always add to my...

Hello Coach Suzanne - your posts always add to my knowledge regarding swimming and I really appreciate it. A question, how do the competitive swimmers warm up for their events? I believe they are not...
Forum: Freestyle 11-18-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 3,090
Posted By azamy
Have you read Coach Mat Hudson's 2-Beat Kick...

Have you read Coach Mat Hudson's 2-Beat Kick steps? If not here's the link:

2-Beat Kick Steps (http://smoothstrokes.wordpress.com/2013/08/28/2-beat-kick-steps/)

And the Follow up 2-Beat Kick And...
Forum: Freestyle 07-07-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 40,402
Posted By azamy
Hi Danny, Let me ask you a question. When you...

Hi Danny,

Let me ask you a question. When you swim do you take rests and walk out of the pool? Yes? No? According to what I have experienced most of the time when I feel extremely tired and fatigued...
Forum: Freestyle 04-14-2013
Replies: 96
Views: 16,324
Posted By azamy
Thank You Shinji

I really love this part of your post. Too much detail is confusing and as new findings surface, we lose the track of others.

Thanks Shinji! You are super cool ;)
Forum: Freestyle 04-13-2013
Replies: 96
Views: 16,324
Posted By azamy
Where's Shinji?

I would really love Shinji to jump in and give his insights about all this "Shinji TI" talk.

Shinji if you are there please surprise us :)
Forum: Freestyle 04-08-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 4,080
Posted By azamy
Swimust, I am afraid you'll end up with a...

Swimust,

I am afraid you'll end up with a "Swimust TI Style" if the confusion resists to exist. I am sure you want to learn the Shinji style so the first step to get rid of any confusion is to...
Forum: Links and References 02-20-2013
Replies: 2
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Views: 2,327
Posted By azamy
Indeed very appealing. Thanks for sharing this...

Indeed very appealing. Thanks for sharing this wonderful article.
Forum: Freestyle 02-18-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,864
Posted By azamy
Nice smooth stroke and consistent SPL. What's the...

Nice smooth stroke and consistent SPL. What's the length of the lane you are swimming in?

Here are a few things I observed. The coaches and experienced swimmers will give you better feedback for...
Forum: Freestyle 02-17-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 2,323
Posted By azamy
Hi Andy, I think they do make you fly in the...

Hi Andy,

I think they do make you fly in the pool. There's one guy who's training with me and has no wings (very small lats he has), it takes him an extra 2-3 strokes to complete a length. My lats...
Forum: Freestyle 02-12-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 4,125
Posted By azamy
Glad to know about your progress and that you are...

Glad to know about your progress and that you are well enough to get back to water. While reading this post of yours I had the imagination of the lake and your swim, even the imagination felt...
Forum: Freestyle 01-30-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 2,068
Posted By azamy
Nice stroke! You can make the hand entry a...

Nice stroke!

You can make the hand entry a little smoother I believe and as I noticed your hand and elbow enter the water almost at the same time causing splash. Try the mail slot entry drills if...
Forum: Freestyle 01-22-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 6,281
Posted By azamy
When I swim at higher tempos I try to make the...

When I swim at higher tempos I try to make the mail slot entry smooth but as strong as possible, releasing as much power as I can from my lats not shoulders. I think the secret in Sun Yang's high DPS...
Forum: Freestyle 01-20-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 2,809
Posted By azamy
Thank you Coach Toby, Both of your responses are...

Thank you Coach Toby,

Both of your responses are very helpful specially the picture with the position for anchoring arm. I really hope to attend a TI workshop someday, the feedback we receive in...
Forum: Freestyle 01-19-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 2,809
Posted By azamy
Hello Andy, I am sure you read the thread "bent...

Hello Andy,

I am sure you read the thread "bent knee & longer left arm", before posting the video I mentioned that I noticed a bent knee and that was an issue of concern for me. CoachToby then...
Forum: Freestyle 01-15-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 3,682
Posted By azamy
Thanks Charles, I think that is a very good...

Thanks Charles,

I think that is a very good point that I missed myself, the stroke rate is low in that clip as you said. I have a TT pro but because this pool is very small I just don't get in the...
Forum: Freestyle 01-14-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 2,809
Posted By azamy
New Video for Analysis

Hola again

Here's the link to the latest video we shot. The 1 min clip contains shots from the front, side and under water. I know the coaches and the experienced swimmers have hawk eyes when it...
Forum: Freestyle 01-14-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 3,682
Posted By azamy
I appreciate the feedback

Thank you dear coaches and fellow TI'ers. I appreciate the feedback and will certainly print all your responses and pay attention to all the advice.

@ Richard


"Hal am khob ast" (I am fine, with...
Forum: Freestyle 01-13-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 3,682
Posted By azamy
Bent Knee & Longer left arm?

Hola Amigos,

I have two issues to put on the floor and ask you for help:

1. How can I get rid of the bent knee? Last week I and my friends took some videos for analysis including some underwater...
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