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Forum: Freestyle 08-11-2018
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Views: 1,103
Posted By CoachJamesEwart
thanks for your advice

thanks for your advice
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 08-10-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 10,655
Posted By CoachJamesEwart
Gassing up?

I swim 2k to 5k comfortably breathing every two and am not gassing up, never gas up. Just relax and breathe naturally and every two is the most natural
Forum: Freestyle 08-09-2018
Replies: 80
Views: 9,233
Posted By CoachJamesEwart
Book a session with a TI Coach and find out how!

Book a session with a TI Coach and find out how!
Forum: Freestyle 08-09-2018
Replies: 80
Views: 9,233
Posted By CoachJamesEwart
Well Coach Dougal got that wrong sorry. Coupling...

Well Coach Dougal got that wrong sorry.

Coupling motions are created through combining forces of rotation, catch and kick. It's pretty basic physics. Think "tug of war". Pull together. Timing is...
Forum: Freestyle 08-07-2018
Replies: 80
Views: 9,233
Posted By CoachJamesEwart
"our old favourites"? Please explain...

"our old favourites"? Please explain "our"
Forum: Freestyle 08-07-2018
Replies: 80
Views: 9,233
Posted By CoachJamesEwart
Hello Suzanne we miss you and I hope all is good...

Hello Suzanne we miss you and I hope all is good with you.

For breathing my best drill is three strokes to skate with a breath and then three more to a breath the other side making sure we get a...
Forum: Freestyle 08-07-2018
Replies: 80
Views: 9,233
Posted By CoachJamesEwart
Coupling is combining forces together. No need...

Coupling is combining forces together. No need for straight arm
Forum: Freestyle 08-07-2018
Replies: 80
Views: 9,233
Posted By CoachJamesEwart
The recovering arm balances the body and creates...

The recovering arm balances the body and creates forwards momentum through ballistic energy forwards which then is released and with gravity and core and shoulder forces drive forwards with the high...
Forum: Freestyle 08-07-2018
Replies: 80
Views: 9,233
Posted By CoachJamesEwart
[QUOTE=Zenturtle;66235]We exert pressure to drive...

[QUOTE=Zenturtle;66235]We exert pressure to drive forwards
where do we exert pressure?

Pull too soon
when is it too soon? Lets say you still use front quadrant timing. Is it too soon if you are...
Forum: Freestyle 08-07-2018
Replies: 80
Views: 9,233
Posted By CoachJamesEwart
You understand of course that the "pull" will...

You understand of course that the "pull" will create bounce poorly executed through driving arm frowards incorrectly?
Forum: Freestyle 08-07-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,305
Posted By CoachJamesEwart
absolutely not imposible to do with good balance...

absolutely not imposible to do with good balance in the water but certainly unco drills will not help you eiimnate 'bounce'
Forum: Freestyle 08-07-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,305
Posted By CoachJamesEwart
Terrible head lifting and back arch

Terrible head lifting and back arch
Forum: Freestyle 08-07-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,305
Posted By CoachJamesEwart
He would emilminate 'bounce' by driving forwards...

He would emilminate 'bounce' by driving forwards with arms to correct depth rather than rising in extension and by better head turn for breath
Forum: Freestyle 08-07-2018
Replies: 80
Views: 9,233
Posted By CoachJamesEwart
You should not be bobbing and certainly not be...

You should not be bobbing and certainly not be using the aforementioned Bob to help you breathe.

I don't like the one armed drills for freetstyle in any of its form actually but if you find benefit...
Forum: Freestyle 08-07-2018
Replies: 80
Views: 9,233
Posted By CoachJamesEwart
[QUOTE=Danny;66226]There are two forms of this...

[QUOTE=Danny;66226]There are two forms of this one-armed freestyle, depending on which side you breath on. Supposedly each one highlights some aspect of balance and timing, but I won't try to get in...
Forum: Freestyle 08-07-2018
Replies: 80
Views: 9,233
Posted By CoachJamesEwart
The Pull works best when timed with rotation. We...

The Pull works best when timed with rotation. We exert pressure to drive forwards from high side to low side past that anchoring low side hand. Pull too soon and you have lost the coupling motion...
Forum: Freestyle 08-07-2018
Replies: 80
Views: 9,233
Posted By CoachJamesEwart
Thanks. Can you post a link to clip of yourself...

Thanks. Can you post a link to clip of yourself executing it properly? Of course some people find different drills beneficial so if you find it helps you then that's great. My experience of these...
Forum: Freestyle 08-06-2018
Replies: 80
Views: 9,233
Posted By CoachJamesEwart
"TI Like"

Who said I did not like the 6 beat kick? Depends on the distance. But when I see replies from people on this thread a talking aboiut "unco" drills I question the integrity of the thread. I see you...
Forum: Freestyle 08-06-2018
Replies: 80
Views: 9,233
Posted By CoachJamesEwart
I can't see anyything remotely "TI like" here ......

I can't see anyything remotely "TI like" here ... what have I missed please?
Forum: Freestyle 08-06-2018
Replies: 80
Views: 9,233
Posted By CoachJamesEwart
Th Unco drill?

Th Unco drill?
Forum: Freestyle 08-11-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 13,877
Posted By CoachJamesEwart
Hi there Yes we encourage a patient lead arm but...

Hi there

Yes we encourage a patient lead arm but not to the extent that there is the dead spot you describe but sometimes as part of the process we encourage people to exaggerate the patient lead...
Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 08-11-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 16,502
Posted By CoachJamesEwart
Ear plugs are the only way to go. Zoggs or...

Ear plugs are the only way to go. Zoggs or Surfears are the best I've found.
Forum: Freestyle 08-11-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 13,877
Posted By CoachJamesEwart
Hi Ron Bear I'd be really interested to see your...

Hi Ron Bear I'd be really interested to see your execution of TI catch timing as I am thinking you my be overgliding with a dead spot which is definitely not something we advocate.

If you can post a...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-03-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 22,330
Posted By CoachJamesEwart
I can't swim 26 of anything. My brain will not...

I can't swim 26 of anything. My brain will not let me.
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-03-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 22,330
Posted By CoachJamesEwart
Have you always swum ay the higher tempos...

Have you always swum ay the higher tempos Jeremy?

I can hold SPL but it takes a hell of a lot of effort for me to do so under 1.08 or so.
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