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Forum: Freestyle 08-24-2018
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Posted By Mushroomfloat
Doesn't always work in busy pools with wave chop,...

Doesn't always work in busy pools with wave chop, but superb in a still flat pool
Forum: Freestyle 08-24-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 14,247
Posted By Mushroomfloat
I was a fan of looking back towards the shoulder...

I was a fan of looking back towards the shoulder when breathing and if i'm in trouble and really have to make that breath i'll go back towards the shoulder as i know "youll always find air at the tip...
Forum: Freestyle 08-17-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 14,247
Posted By Mushroomfloat
https://youtu.be/rCga-UiIjSA

https://youtu.be/rCga-UiIjSA
Forum: Freestyle 08-17-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 14,247
Posted By Mushroomfloat
Your probably doing what i used to do and thats...

Your probably doing what i used to do and thats arcing the head up to the right or left to breathe, do you feel it in you mid spine? Like your spine is banana'ing?

that then drops your legs like a...
Forum: Freestyle 08-17-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 14,247
Posted By Mushroomfloat
yes the head lifting or pulling offline will drop...

yes the head lifting or pulling offline will drop the legs instantly, you learn to recover position quicker but the real answer is move the head as little as possible with no lifting
its not easy and...
Forum: Freestyle 08-16-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 14,247
Posted By Mushroomfloat
Sternum forward also adds a small bit of a...

Sternum forward also adds a small bit of a balance point ahead of the lungs which you can also loll around on

get both working in tandem (with a slight bias towards the front, slight corkscrew) and...
Forum: Freestyle 08-16-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 14,247
Posted By Mushroomfloat
Yes, agreed but i found that a certain level...

Yes, agreed
but i found that a certain level "taughness" in the lower abdominals / glutes will give a level body position

but i only discovered that through trying a pullbuoy then i prompty...
Forum: Freestyle 08-16-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 14,247
Posted By Mushroomfloat
The balance for your legs is on the front side of...

The balance for your legs is on the front side of your hips, loll around on this front side of hips using it as the balance point and you see that the legs stay up and streamlined and youll generate...
Forum: Freestyle 08-16-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 14,247
Posted By Mushroomfloat
You don't want to be kicking to keep your legs /...

You don't want to be kicking to keep your legs / hips up

you should be able to find balance & streamline without kicking

then kick is used for stability anchoring against & as an aid to rotation...
Forum: Freestyle 08-01-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 14,247
Posted By Mushroomfloat
yeah! squeeze your 2nd blow hole ;-)

yeah! squeeze your 2nd blow hole ;-)
Forum: Freestyle 08-01-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 14,247
Posted By Mushroomfloat
This isn't TI but it helped me out immensley...

This isn't TI but it helped me out immensley finding balance
(forget about swimming for a while and devote practice time to the TI balance & streamline drills or work on the richard quick stuff...
Forum: Freestyle 08-01-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 14,247
Posted By Mushroomfloat
A pullbuoy will give you the feeling of where...

A pullbuoy will give you the feeling of where your hips want to be
then you can ditch it and you'll remember the feeling and start to know when your legs are dropping.

Fins imo are no good, it's...
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