Total Immersion Forums  

Go Back   Total Immersion Forums > Search Forums
FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 25 of 43
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: JBeaty
Forum: Freestyle 11-07-2011
Replies: 58
Views: 12,759
Posted By JBeaty
Lawrence, please tell us what is poor about...

Lawrence, please tell us what is poor about Suzanne's swimming? She has put her swimming out there for all of us to see. She has documented the changes both on the forums and with video to show the...
Forum: Freestyle 07-28-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,727
Posted By JBeaty
Nowadays, coaches primarily set-up workshops. The...

Nowadays, coaches primarily set-up workshops. The central office arranged them in the past, may still do a few but coaches primarily do the bulk of the workshop schedule.

I would suggest contacting...
Forum: Freestyle 06-30-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 10,451
Posted By JBeaty
I could do 1-2 with the competition but reasons...

I could do 1-2 with the competition but reasons 3-4 I can't satisfy. While I do understand what you are thinking, agree with it to a point, I find that the competitions provided extra sensory that...
Forum: Freestyle 06-30-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 10,451
Posted By JBeaty
Competing is part of taking part in events. I...

Competing is part of taking part in events. I like the competitions for a number of reasons. 1) I am able to participate in the sport that I love. 2) I get to travel to places other than my home...
Forum: Freestyle 06-29-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 10,451
Posted By JBeaty
Winning a national championship last summer...

Winning a national championship last summer didn't leave me feeling empty. I didn't go into the meet thinking about winning or losing. I went to the meet because of location, to see friends, and...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 06-21-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 4,836
Posted By JBeaty
Naj, Another point that I believe is critical...

Naj,

Another point that I believe is critical for finishing 15-1500 swims. This set is 22,500 meters.
If you have not done this much yardage(errr...meterage) in a single swim before, don't try to...
Forum: Freestyle 06-20-2011
Replies: 22
Evf
Views: 6,644
Posted By JBeaty
I believe that it has to do with the angle of the...

I believe that it has to do with the angle of the arm to the body. The wider, the more strain on the tendons. When I swim with a narrower stroke, the tendons are more inline with the shoulder, giving...
Forum: Freestyle 06-20-2011
Replies: 22
Evf
Views: 6,644
Posted By JBeaty
I think this is one focal point that people...

I think this is one focal point that people over-do. On backstroke and butterfly, I definitly swim with my arms wider than shoulder width. On freestyle and breastroke, I swim with the no wider than...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 06-20-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 4,836
Posted By JBeaty
Naj, While I think you are nuts for doing this...

Naj,

While I think you are nuts for doing this set, though I do wish you the best of luck, I would defintily have some goals in mind for the set.
You might consider doing speed play swims within...
Forum: Freestyle 06-05-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 7,889
Posted By JBeaty
I agree with Lawrence on both points. "Wide...

I agree with Lawrence on both points. "Wide Tracks" are supposed to a focal point to keep from crossing the midline of the body. I believe that sometimes the idea that if "wide" is good, then "wider"...
Forum: Butterfly 04-25-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 12,995
Posted By JBeaty
I am not torn. I much prefer breathing to the...

I am not torn. I much prefer breathing to the side. I find it easier to maintain the flow of my stroke. I also find it it much easier on my back and shoulders.

I have triend for years to improve my...
Forum: Freestyle 03-27-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 8,198
Posted By JBeaty
In looking at the first picture, would the...

In looking at the first picture, would the scapula plane be considered the area between the frontal plane and the sagittal plane?
Forum: Freestyle 03-16-2011
Replies: 66
Views: 24,718
Posted By JBeaty
Streamlining aides in propulsion. Rotating aides...

Streamlining aides in propulsion. Rotating aides in streamlining. Rotation aides in propulsion.

The recovering arm is able to swing freely above the water. When it starts on the downward path back...
Forum: Freestyle 03-16-2011
Replies: 66
Views: 24,718
Posted By JBeaty
Rotation helps with forward motion by allowing...

Rotation helps with forward motion by allowing the body to reach a more streamlined position on each side. If we still tried to swim flat, as per the 80's and before, would be move forward? Yes but...
Forum: Freestyle 03-16-2011
Replies: 66
Views: 24,718
Posted By JBeaty
He doesn't pull with the spearing arm. He doesn't...

He doesn't pull with the spearing arm. He doesn't pull with the other arm, as I stated, it is at his side.

I have watched Dave do this demonstration a number of times. If he didn't rotate as he...
Forum: Freestyle 03-16-2011
Replies: 66
Views: 24,718
Posted By JBeaty
Fjconti, on a number of occassions, CoachDave has...

Fjconti, on a number of occassions, CoachDave has demonstrated both rotating and spearing forward by using only the recovering arm. He keeps his anchored arm at his side in the skating position.

The...
Forum: Freestyle 03-15-2011
Replies: 66
Views: 24,718
Posted By JBeaty
There is a better way of getting your point...

There is a better way of getting your point across, without being rude. Instead of "write it in english" you could say " I don't understand your point, in the way it is written. Will you please try...
Forum: Freestyle 03-15-2011
Replies: 66
Views: 24,718
Posted By JBeaty
Kris, your english isn't the problem. Please keep...

Kris, your english isn't the problem. Please keep posting your thoughts. Lawerence has a tendency to be a snob.
Forum: Freestyle 02-23-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 6,262
Posted By JBeaty
How would you rank your freestyle

On a scale of 1-5, with 1 representing "good" and 5 representing "frustrated beyond belief", how would your rank your freestyle based on where you feel it is currently on your learning...
Forum: Freestyle 02-21-2011
Replies: 64
Views: 19,120
Posted By JBeaty
I kinda like the battles. They had personality, a...

I kinda like the battles. They had personality, a bit of human touch, to the forum.
Forum: Freestyle 02-19-2011
Replies: 36
Views: 9,233
Posted By JBeaty
No, because I am not a good swimmer. I am a...

No, because I am not a good swimmer. I am a swimmer through hardwork has gotten lucky by being surrounded good coaches, teammates, and races happen at the right times.

At best, I am an average...
Forum: Freestyle 02-19-2011
Replies: 36
Views: 9,233
Posted By JBeaty
That's a good question. I have been a swimmer for...

That's a good question. I have been a swimmer for years. To this day, I don't consider myself a good swimmer.

I would like to think that each practice, each year, I am taking steps to become a good...
Forum: Freestyle 02-11-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 6,132
Posted By JBeaty
Thanks to everyone for the suggestions. I will...

Thanks to everyone for the suggestions. I will look look into them. Janos, I am very comfortable breathing in the water. I have been a swimmer for years. For me, the yoga isn't about mediation, it's...
Forum: Freestyle 02-10-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 6,132
Posted By JBeaty
Beginning Yoga

I am posting this question in the freestyle forum because this is the most viewed area on the TI site.

Do any of you have a good recommendation for a beginning yoda dvd? I not really that...
Forum: Links and References 01-18-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 14,222
Posted By JBeaty
Terry, USMS forum members from Canada are...

Terry,

USMS forum members from Canada are saying that the meet this year will be SCM instead of LCM.
The federation hasn't put any information up, so it's hard to say one way or the other.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 43

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 05:40 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.