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Forum: Freestyle 03-04-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 3,689
Posted By weinzwei
Great advice, i will reveiw Terry's blog, and...

Great advice, i will reveiw Terry's blog, and rethink some of your key points. Thanks
Forum: Freestyle 03-04-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 3,689
Posted By weinzwei
Thanks i would agree to a point, when you are...

Thanks i would agree to a point, when you are trying to win a race and you are 15 minutes behind the leader getting out of the water it is tough to make up that kind of time. I could run 6:30 min...
Forum: Freestyle 03-04-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 3,689
Posted By weinzwei
Thanks coach Eric, i have a tempo trainer i will...

Thanks coach Eric, i have a tempo trainer i will try working withit some more. I found with the tempo trainer i could hold a faster tempo but my stroke rate increased significantly. And your right i...
Forum: Freestyle 03-03-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 3,689
Posted By weinzwei
Working Hard For Speed

Hi everyone, i have a question regarding work and speed. I have been practcing TI for almost 2 years. TI is great. I have overcome many swimming issues, however i never seem to get any faster. I am...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 11-05-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 15,043
Posted By weinzwei
Hi Dave, I first learned to swim when i was 4...

Hi Dave, I first learned to swim when i was 4 years old. That was in the early 1970's. My mother took me to the pool quite often in addition to swimming lessons. I always struggled because i would...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 11-04-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 15,043
Posted By weinzwei
Great thread!! I have been tryin to understand...

Great thread!! I have been tryin to understand the psychology of breathing in freestyle. With TI and help from many TI instructors i have learned to swim better than ever! However for me the...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 09-30-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 5,357
Posted By weinzwei
Landover -what kind of allergic reactions? I am...

Landover -what kind of allergic reactions? I am experiencing, stomach cramping, terrible burping, and gas pains. I am also winded after 25 meters. In open water these issues are not present?

Jon
Forum: Freestyle 08-31-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 4,380
Posted By weinzwei
Thanks coach EricD, it does at times get...

Thanks coach EricD, it does at times get fustrating drilling day after day. I will try and incorporate some swimming into my daily routine. Thanks for the advice,

Jon
Forum: Freestyle 08-31-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 4,380
Posted By weinzwei
Thanks CoachEric, in your opinion should i start...

Thanks CoachEric, in your opinion should i start over and go back to basic balance drills? How should i proceed? I felt like over the past year + i had made good progress.

Thanks,

Jon
Forum: Freestyle 08-28-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 4,380
Posted By weinzwei
Thanks Coach Eric , i see swimmers around me...

Thanks Coach Eric , i see swimmers around me making a nice bow wave and breathing into a pocket. I don't appear to make a bow wave because i am so far under water while i swim whole stroke. Do you...
Forum: Freestyle 08-28-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 4,380
Posted By weinzwei
Hey everyone, i have that sinking feeling too. If...

Hey everyone, i have that sinking feeling too. If i inhale deeply and just let myself go i sink to the bottom of the pool(without in exhaling). For the last year i have thought that the sinking was a...
Forum: Freestyle 08-27-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 5,218
Posted By weinzwei
Thanks Nicodemus, i will try and play with my...

Thanks Nicodemus, i will try and play with my lead hand position some more. As i watched some of the TI videos, i had noticed that in non breathing drills evryone seemed deep in the water. However...
Forum: Freestyle 08-26-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 5,218
Posted By weinzwei
Hi Nicodemus, could you elaborate a little more...

Hi Nicodemus, could you elaborate a little more on the water line hitting you in the forehead. I thought in TI we where looking for the water to just skim over our caps. My head is about 6-8 inches...
Forum: Freestyle 08-19-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 3,484
Posted By weinzwei
Hi Nick, i always thought that i was a sinker. I...

Hi Nick, i always thought that i was a sinker. I would take a large breath hold it in and sink right down to the bottom of the pool and sit. My wife by contrast could take a large breath begin...
Forum: Freestyle 08-14-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 1,750
Posted By weinzwei
Stacked Shoulders and Rotation

Hi everyone, i have question related to the old TI teachings of stacked shoulders. I personally had a big problem rotating to stacked shoulders, balancing, and getting a bite of air. When i learned...
Forum: Freestyle 08-04-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 4,495
Posted By weinzwei
Hi Claire, it took me over 12 months to figure...

Hi Claire, it took me over 12 months to figure out the relxed head looking down did not mean keep your head down.

Dave, i have a similar issue as Claire. However i feel connected and good grip of...
Forum: Freestyle 07-23-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 3,388
Posted By weinzwei
Well that worked Dave!! I had a great swim today....

Well that worked Dave!! I had a great swim today. Thanks again!!!
Forum: Freestyle 07-23-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 3,388
Posted By weinzwei
Thanks Dave, i was referring to you. I will take...

Thanks Dave, i was referring to you. I will take your advice and try it today in the pool!!

Jon
Forum: Freestyle 07-22-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 3,388
Posted By weinzwei
Coach Dave, could you elaborate a little more on...

Coach Dave, could you elaborate a little more on leaning in to the water for support. Should i be leaning with my patient lead hand shoulder? or my recovery shoulder? or neither? Thanks, Jon
Forum: Freestyle 07-15-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 3,707
Posted By weinzwei
Hey Carlos - I had a similar problem with loosing...

Hey Carlos - I had a similar problem with loosing balance and sinking . With the help of Coach Brian i figured out that i was rotating way to much. Everything fell into place for me when i learned to...
Forum: Freestyle 07-12-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 16,748
Posted By weinzwei
Thanks coachBrian!!! Great article. I think that...

Thanks coachBrian!!! Great article. I think that i may have been so focused on front quadrant swimming that i have been waiting for my recovery arm to full enter the water. Thus loosing the wieght...
Forum: Freestyle 07-10-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 3,388
Posted By weinzwei
Thanks Dave, I will keep working at it!!! Jon

Thanks Dave, I will keep working at it!!!

Jon
Forum: Freestyle 07-10-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 3,388
Posted By weinzwei
Balance Question

Hello everyone- while working on TI drills today i noticed that if i work from the skating position while unzipping my recover arm. 90 degrees bent elbow dangling by my google line i noticed that i...
Forum: Freestyle 07-10-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 16,748
Posted By weinzwei
Coach Brian can you elaborate on hip and body...

Coach Brian can you elaborate on hip and body rotation not propelling you forward? I have really been trying to shift my weight and rotate at the hips to create propulsion. Is this not...
Forum: Freestyle 07-08-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 3,552
Posted By weinzwei
Hi Dave - would a kick help with the leg...

Hi Dave - would a kick help with the leg swinging? I will try an get some video together this week and post to this forum.

Thanks for the input,

Jon
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