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Forum: Freestyle 10-28-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,606
Posted By che9194
There is a lot of good in the video. But I would...

There is a lot of good in the video. But I would say your principal problem is that your lead hand and hip rotation are unconnected. It's creating a situation where you are swimming with a separate...
Forum: Olympics 04-09-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 4,714
Posted By che9194
Joan Rosazza: 1956 Melbourne Summer Olympics

Inspiring series of interviews with Joan Rosazza who was a medal winner in the 1956 Melbourne Summer Olympics.

Joan is a gem. It is amazing to be able to connect with such an important part of our...
Forum: Freestyle 09-23-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,882
Posted By che9194
Did I nail it, or what?

Did I nail it, or what?
Forum: Freestyle 09-18-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,882
Posted By che9194
White cap. Perfect form. Has to be none other...

White cap. Perfect form. Has to be none other than Sun Yang.
Forum: Breaststroke 03-27-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 6,752
Posted By che9194
Great advice by both of you - thank you! It...

Great advice by both of you - thank you! It seems counter intuitive that backing off on intensity can make you swim faster (by being more efficient), but I think you are right. I was pleased with my...
Forum: Breaststroke 03-25-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 6,752
Posted By che9194
Breathing after breaststroke turn

I have started competing in Masters meets and am having issues breathing after my breaststroke turns. How do I hold my breath long enough to perform a proper turn?

Here is what I know I am supposed...
Forum: Freestyle 01-31-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 2,071
Posted By che9194
Thank you all for the feedback I think I do over...

Thank you all for the feedback

I think I do over rotate on the right. It might be an overcompensation to recently learning how to bilaterally breathe (thank you swim and nod drill!).

My left hand...
Forum: Freestyle 01-29-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 2,071
Posted By che9194
Looking for critique of stroke technique video

Uploaded video of freestyle stroke.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5Dx9DtYzT4&feature=youtu.be

If the video is confusing, here is how it worked. I swam 75 yards with 2 cameras (one above surface...
Forum: Freestyle 11-24-2012
Replies: 41
Views: 7,209
Posted By che9194
MWSnap is simple (and free) software to capture...

MWSnap is simple (and free) software to capture images
http://www.mirekw.com/winfreeware/mwsnap.html
Forum: Freestyle 10-29-2012
Replies: 119
Views: 36,634
Posted By che9194
Here's a clip of Natalie Coughlin performing the...

Here's a clip of Natalie Coughlin performing the No Arms Drill (NAD). Her propulsion comes from kick rather than sculling. Scroll to 3:04.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkt31KITQro

She keeps such...
Forum: Freestyle 10-29-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,153
Posted By che9194
Starting Blocks - advice on how to learn?

I am considering swimming in a Masters meet this winter, but have never started from the blocks before. I couldn't find any applicable threads in this TI forum (or even a good video on You Tube)...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 08-29-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 2,888
Posted By che9194
If you can only get one, definitely go with the...

If you can only get one, definitely go with the Intermediate.
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 08-28-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 2,888
Posted By che9194
I personally had tremendous success using the TI...

I personally had tremendous success using the TI Beginner and Intermediate Freestyle Stroke Efficiency programs. Each program guides you through TI in a very concrete and practical 19 workout plan....
Forum: Freestyle 08-09-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 4,617
Posted By che9194
Great 2BK advice by all!

Great 2BK advice by all!
Forum: Freestyle 06-30-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 1,284
Posted By che9194
TI for kids?

Has anyone tried to use TI principals to teach a child (e.g. 4-8 year old) to swim? Any creative ways to help make learning to swim more fun and effective?

I am thinking the superman drill might be...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 05-29-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 4,820
Posted By che9194
Goggles, glare, and sighting

I have done two open water swims this year and am having difficulties with sighting.

The pond is ½ mile long, so my visual markers are large objects in the far distance like a sandy beach in a cove...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 05-28-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 24,648
Posted By che9194
I bought an XTerra 4 Vortex (long sleeve) and...

I bought an XTerra 4 Vortex (long sleeve) and love it. I don't feel any restrictions in my stroke at all. This morning I noticed about 1/2 the swimmers at Walden Pond (Boston) were wearing an XTerra...
Forum: Freestyle 05-05-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 12,924
Posted By che9194
I totally agree with this point. The diagrams -...

I totally agree with this point. The diagrams - particularly the bottom left picture - would actually cause shoulder problems (not to mention slow swimming).
Forum: Freestyle 05-05-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 12,924
Posted By che9194
This can't possibly be true as nearly all elite...

This can't possibly be true as nearly all elite swimmers enter at much less than a 30 degree angle. I am sure that it is unique to each swimmer and depends on many factors including flexibility,...
Forum: Freestyle 05-04-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 4,268
Posted By che9194
Mr. Caronis: I would never stoop so low as to...

Mr. Caronis:
I would never stoop so low as to make useless posts for the sole reason of being promoted to member.
Forum: Freestyle 05-04-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 4,268
Posted By che9194
Oooops - I meant to type Mr. Caronis

Oooops - I meant to type Mr. Caronis
Forum: Freestyle 05-04-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 4,268
Posted By che9194
I would never stoop so low as to make useless...

I would never stoop so low as to make useless posts for the sole reason of being promoted to member.
Forum: Freestyle 05-03-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,999
Posted By che9194
Here is a detailed technical article describing...

Here is a detailed technical article describing the role of hip rotation in swimming with a comparison to pitching a baseball. ...
Forum: Freestyle 05-03-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 4,268
Posted By che9194
By the way, I was surprised when I didn't get...

By the way, I was surprised when I didn't get promoted at post number 25 (this is 27).
Forum: Freestyle 05-03-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 4,268
Posted By che9194
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
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