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Forum: Freestyle 05-23-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 12,431
Posted By woodwards26
Loved the videos

Thanks Stuart though Iíve seen before itís a thrill to be reminded of them. I was coached by Ian Smith for over a year before his sad passing and more recently by Jai and I love everything TI stands...
Forum: Freestyle 05-12-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 12,431
Posted By woodwards26
The timing and mechanics are different

Ocean walker is driven entirely by the core with no driving of the front arm forward or using the weight of the arm. The arms spear deeper and the pull is done later .The shoulders are completetely...
Forum: Freestyle 08-31-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 8,121
Posted By woodwards26
Still time to help Jais total up

I had 10 lessons with Jai last year where he helped my swimming enormously .If you are in the uk and struggling to improve he will find what's holding you back and show you how to sort it.
Meanwhile...
Forum: Freestyle 03-21-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 12,431
Posted By woodwards26
" I like it"

Well someone here likes it
http://youtu.be/JWggC1wAVP8
Forum: Freestyle 10-28-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 14,463
Posted By woodwards26
I tried lifting my hand out

I tried lifting my hands out of the water whilst in superman glide . I was able to do it without moving any other part of my body . And yes my legs went higher instantly . But of course I was no...
Forum: Freestyle 10-10-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 8,737
Posted By woodwards26
My bilateral journey

I have now had four sessions with Jai and a further 3 swims each week. Before this week the furthest poor side breathing I had done was 200m a few weeks ago 75m was a struggle.
Because I felt my swim...
Forum: Freestyle 09-26-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 8,737
Posted By woodwards26
my bilateral journey

Six weeks into my quest to sort my wrong side breathing.
four weeks by myself working with The Perpetual Motion DVd and Ultra Efficient Freestyle Self Coaching workbook.And the last two weeks two...
Forum: Freestyle 09-19-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 8,737
Posted By woodwards26
I had my first session wit Jai this week it was a...

I had my first session wit Jai this week it was a great session. It convinced me that only going back to basics will cure my inability to swim bilateral.
To respond to Truwani why should he consider...
Forum: Freestyle 09-19-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 8,737
Posted By woodwards26
Hi Sherry I am not an expert but we are both...

Hi Sherry
I am not an expert but we are both right. Your method would be strokes per minute including the time taken for turns / stops etc. This is what the fancy swim watches like garmin measure ....
Forum: Freestyle 09-08-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 8,737
Posted By woodwards26
My bilateral journey

To supplement the perpetual motion and toolkit sessions I am doing I have booked some lessons with Jai Evans. Super excited that he will help me finally sort my bilateral. First lesson next Tuesday ....
Forum: Freestyle 09-04-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 7,091
Posted By woodwards26
Katie ledecky

http://www.greenlightpt.co.uk/blog/10-photos-that-show-why-katie-ledecky-swims-faster-than-you
Forum: Freestyle 09-03-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 8,737
Posted By woodwards26
Since my last post I have swum 3 times . I did...

Since my last post I have swum 3 times . I did two sessions of lesson 6 Swing switch .The first one was not that great I was still using my lead arm especially moving from my right to left rail plus...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 08-30-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 10,855
Posted By woodwards26
Thanks Janos

Hi Janos
I am right handed .
You are right on all counts. The spear switch drill of lesson five made me realise how much my head and right arm were involved in turning for air to my right side. But...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 08-30-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 10,855
Posted By woodwards26
Thanks Terry

Hi Terry
John Woodward is my real name we met briefly in Manchester and exchanged a couple of e mails.
Thanks for your reply I will buy myself the latest version .
I have been alternating left with...
Forum: Freestyle 08-29-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 8,737
Posted By woodwards26
Thanks Andy will try

Thanks Andy I will give it a go
Forum: Freestyle 08-29-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 8,737
Posted By woodwards26
My Bilateral Journey

Thanks to Larry C for starting this thread I am hoping Larry that the advice you seek will be to get yourself a copy of the perpetual motion dvd rather than a few drills .I am now a couple of weeks...
Forum: Freestyle 08-25-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 8,737
Posted By woodwards26
My Bilateral Journey

I have posted in outside the box but its more relevant here.And May help anyone with this bilateral problem.

I only started swimming in my late 50s and had my first ever proper lesson in March 2011....
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 08-25-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 10,855
Posted By woodwards26
Back to basics after my first open water swims

Yes you are so right Coach Bob.

I have tried so many times to correct my breathing people said just keep at it but nothing was working whenever I did a length or two of wrong side I was worn out...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 08-20-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 10,855
Posted By woodwards26
Back to basics after my first open water swims

Thanks Richard
I did lesson 3 tonight and it sure showed up how poor my left hand skate was but it did get a little better by the end of a 90min session.
I too bought the book in 2009 I think and it...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 08-18-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 10,855
Posted By woodwards26
Back to basics after my first open water swims

It has taken me 4 yrs since my first TI lessons to venture into open water but have done it this year a 2 mile in Windermere 1 hr 17m and a 3.8k in Derwentwater took me 1hr 38m finishing towards the...
Forum: Freestyle 04-21-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 5,860
Posted By woodwards26
Hi Andy Just seen this thread and I was wondering...

Hi Andy
Just seen this thread and I was wondering if the 8 sessions has indeed fixed your weak side for good.
Only today I was trying some bilateral and weak side breathing. My weak side is the right...
Forum: Freestyle 03-18-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 5,540
Posted By woodwards26
I went thro same thing

Hi Mike
Feel free to ignore me as it probably cuts through don't practise struggle but this is what happened to me..
I started swimming for pleasure 4 yrs ago and self taught by watching others...
Forum: Freestyle 03-18-2014
Replies: 105
Views: 26,184
Posted By woodwards26
Thanks Terry

Thanks for reply Terry
Shame you didn't get to meet properly . But was great day for me to meet the two guys that have both contributed so much to my swimming.
Woody
Forum: Freestyle 03-08-2014
Replies: 105
Views: 26,184
Posted By woodwards26
Hope you had that coffee

Terry posted
"About the Overglider thing. I'll be spending Fri-Sat-Sun at the UK Tri Show near London. Paul Newsome, the guy responsible for all those references to Overgliders, will be there too....
Forum: Freestyle 12-03-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 3,294
Posted By woodwards26
beat the bot

The bots look for forums and can post on thousands a minute and can get past the questions which just make it harder for genuine posters to sign on.
Most forums come from similar sources eg this says...
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