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Forum: Freestyle 07-07-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 12,512
Posted By CoachJohnB
Brian, You and your friend(the masters swimmer)...

Brian,

You and your friend(the masters swimmer) also have to ask yourself "what are my swimming goals"

If the goals are for fitness swimming, the usrpt isn't for that person. If the goal is to...
Forum: Links and References 05-05-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 1,559
Posted By CoachJohnB
Actually, he didn't tie the record. The official...

Actually, he didn't tie the record. The official time is 41.13 seconds.
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 03-29-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,773
Posted By CoachJohnB
Contact John Fitzpatrick. He runs the Chicago...

Contact John Fitzpatrick. He runs the Chicago Blue Dolphins. He is a TI Master Coach and a great friend. His contact information is the "Find A Coach" page.

If I lived in the Chicago area, he would...
Forum: Freestyle 07-19-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,934
Posted By CoachJohnB
Mandy McDougal is at the College of San Mateo....

Mandy McDougal is at the College of San Mateo. Here is her information. Give her a shout.



San Francisco, CA

818-397-7338

mcdougal.mandy@gmail.com
Forum: Freestyle 07-02-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,859
Posted By CoachJohnB
I agree 100% with Charles. The standard snorkel...

I agree 100% with Charles. The standard snorkel is by far the best one. I have used the finis snorkel since 1997. During that time, I have only replaced the main snorkel once.
Forum: Freestyle 07-01-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 7,572
Posted By CoachJohnB
Rincewind, How far are you from San Mateo?

Rincewind,

How far are you from San Mateo?
Forum: Freestyle 05-28-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 2,715
Posted By CoachJohnB
Rincewind, Beauty is in the eye of the beholder...

Rincewind,

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder but I do agree with your post.
Forum: Freestyle 05-03-2013
Replies: 58
Views: 13,266
Posted By CoachJohnB
I don't think that is what SS is doing with the...

I don't think that is what SS is doing with the swimtypes. I think they are trying to illustrate the most common types of freestyle that they have seen over the years.
Forum: Freestyle 05-03-2013
Replies: 58
Views: 13,266
Posted By CoachJohnB
I fall more into the "swinger" stroke. A high...

I fall more into the "swinger" stroke. A high elbow recovery kills my shoulders.

But unlike the descriptions for swinger, I do enjoy at least one other stroke, the backstroke. Breastroke...blah
Forum: Freestyle 04-18-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 1,668
Posted By CoachJohnB
Her and her husband were swimmers at the...

Her and her husband were swimmers at the University of Tennessee back in the late 90's.

Vols for Life!
Forum: Freestyle 04-10-2013
Replies: 96
Views: 16,341
Posted By CoachJohnB
To quote the tootsie roll commerical, "...the...

To quote the tootsie roll commerical, "...the world will never know"
Forum: Freestyle 04-10-2013
Replies: 96
Views: 16,341
Posted By CoachJohnB
Are you saying that Shinji's "toe flick" comes...

Are you saying that Shinji's "toe flick" comes from bending the knee, not from the hip and weight shift?
Forum: Freestyle 01-23-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 6,296
Posted By CoachJohnB
As they say in NASCAR, "if they ain't rubbin,...

As they say in NASCAR, "if they ain't rubbin, they ain't racin"
Forum: Links and References 12-29-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 24,517
Posted By CoachJohnB
I have a few resolutoins for both my personal...

I have a few resolutoins for both my personal life and business life. I have a funny feeling that as my personal life resolutions take root, the professional ones will follow.

1) Be more...
Forum: Freestyle 12-10-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 7,563
Posted By CoachJohnB
That's not what has people's feathers ruffled....

That's not what has people's feathers ruffled. The lady was already in a lane with someone else. She just assumed the two people weren't swimming anymore.

Instead of asking if they still swimming,...
Forum: Freestyle 12-10-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 7,563
Posted By CoachJohnB
[QUOTE=Caro;32982]Sorry, I'm afraid I think the...

[QUOTE=Caro;32982]Sorry, I'm afraid I think the lady in question had the right of it...]

Actually, no she didn't have it right. What she should have done, as pointed out by someone else is the...
Forum: Freestyle 11-20-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 7,463
Posted By CoachJohnB
I still hate 1 arm freestyle drills, esp. for...

I still hate 1 arm freestyle drills, esp. for newer swimmers. They look like fish flopping on the ground but in the water.

I am in complete agreement with Gary and his friend in Atlanta on how...
Forum: Freestyle 10-05-2012
Replies: 97
Views: 15,221
Posted By CoachJohnB
Don't know your current age, but there are people...

Don't know your current age, but there are people worldwide that can swim under 1:00 for both long course and short course that are over 50.
If you want to swim under a minute, you have to devote a...
Forum: ETICA 09-19-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 4,774
Posted By CoachJohnB
Go to the "Find A Coach" page. You will find a...

Go to the "Find A Coach" page. You will find a listing of coaches in the MA area.
Forum: Butterfly 08-14-2012
Replies: 49
Views: 20,432
Posted By CoachJohnB
Why is it sad? If someone is able to swim fly...

Why is it sad? If someone is able to swim fly using the gliding fly approach, it is anything but sad in my opinion.
Forum: Butterfly 08-12-2012
Replies: 49
Views: 20,432
Posted By CoachJohnB
Charles, Take a look at these clips of swedish...

Charles,

Take a look at these clips of swedish flyer, Ida Marko-Varga. She uses a fly that her coach refers to as "gliding fly"
I use to be a 200 flyer, until I quit training for the event. I have...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 08-10-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,942
Posted By CoachJohnB
There isn't a coach in your area but there is a...

There isn't a coach in your area but there is a weekend workshop in New Orleans Sept. 14-15.

Gary Fahey, the stroke doc, is scheduled to lead the clinic. In my opinion, Gary is tied with Dave...
Forum: Freestyle 08-03-2012
Replies: 66
Views: 14,094
Posted By CoachJohnB
Lochte was second in his prelim heat. He switched...

Lochte was second in his prelim heat. He switched off the last few meters because he had done all he needed to do to qualify for finals. Lochte knows more about what he was doing in that race than...
Forum: Freestyle 08-03-2012
Replies: 66
Views: 14,094
Posted By CoachJohnB
You have phelps and lochte confused. Lochte...

You have phelps and lochte confused. Lochte qualified in the middle lane for the 400 im. phelps qualified 8th by 7 hundreths of a second. To imply that lochte wasn't trying as hard on the anchor leg...
Forum: Freestyle 08-02-2012
Replies: 66
Views: 14,094
Posted By CoachJohnB
You fail to take one important detail into...

You fail to take one important detail into account. If the relay is anchored by Adrain, someone else must lead-off. Adrain led-off with a :47.8 swim. The next three guys had the advantage of a relay...
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