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Forum: Freestyle 03-29-2013
Replies: 58
Views: 11,104
Posted By smat
Press up impressive. 800 in 20 mins is fantastic....

Press up impressive. 800 in 20 mins is fantastic. I managed 92 straight of and we regularly have comps at work and i beat the young guns. Can still bench 100kg at 78kg body weight ... Swimming can...
Forum: Freestyle 03-24-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 8,568
Posted By smat
Thankyou for your comments.It is a 20mtr pool. I...

Thankyou for your comments.It is a 20mtr pool. I am not sure what you mean Andy , but i will try and explore. can do 1.40 for 100 in 50mtr pool, but that feels balls out.
Forum: Freestyle 03-24-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 8,568
Posted By smat
Thankyou for your constructive comments charles....

Thankyou for your constructive comments charles. I do not take kindly to the woe is me comments. I tried my hardest with TI and did everything and more that was asked of me. Someone asked what i was...
Forum: Freestyle 03-21-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 6,624
Posted By smat
sympathy

Rwilkes, wanted to say you are not alone on your unsuccesful journey in TI. i had nearly 20 lessons and also for the last 8 months had the nicest TI buddy trying to help me. Over 2 years of practice...
Forum: Freestyle 11-14-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,196
Posted By smat
I will try tommorrow and thanks .

I will try tommorrow and thanks .
Forum: Freestyle 11-13-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,196
Posted By smat
Charles . i do not understand your threads . I...

Charles . i do not understand your threads . I will continue to practice and practice and i will become a very good swimmer. Will try and work out what you are trying to say. Thanks for replying...
Forum: Freestyle 11-11-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,196
Posted By smat
No Kick

Tried today to swim with no kick and could not do it at all. I practiced for over 2 hours on some other mindful training and at the end of the session it was muted that you should be able to swim...
Forum: Freestyle 11-06-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 3,790
Posted By smat
Andy . have tried that and manage that reasonbly...

Andy . have tried that and manage that reasonbly easy. I feel as if my balance is my main problem and i practice it religously and envy natural floaters . Thankyou Terry for replying to blog. I am...
Forum: Freestyle 11-06-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 3,790
Posted By smat
Thanks again for the comments . Andy you are...

Thanks again for the comments . Andy you are right again and my determination is to carry on with TI. I just hope i get better soon as patience does eventually come to an end. I am lucky to have a...
Forum: Freestyle 11-05-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 3,790
Posted By smat
Arnie

I know swim smooth is a dirty word on this site, but this site has some great responses to honest questions. After another 10hours plus of TI swimming and drills last week and getting increasingly...
Forum: Freestyle 10-29-2012
Replies: 100
Views: 23,315
Posted By smat
Suzanne. I would appreciate that. Mike spoke...

Suzanne. I would appreciate that. Mike spoke highly of you. We are trying to set a session where it is possible to film me. Sorry about murky lake film.
Will try to hold his feet tom.

Thanks.
Forum: Freestyle 10-29-2012
Replies: 100
Views: 23,315
Posted By smat
My swim TI mentor/ buddy introduced me to my...

My swim TI mentor/ buddy introduced me to my dreadful kick this morning. How frustrating to learn about 2bk . My kicking is all over the place. On another thread it mentions that the 2bk is the basis...
Forum: Freestyle 10-17-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 8,570
Posted By smat
Andy. Do not understand your last point about...

Andy. Do not understand your last point about going back to my old stroke and please don't joke about going to other sports. I can just about speak English let alone another language. Had a bad day...
Forum: Freestyle 10-16-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 8,570
Posted By smat
Thanks Andy . I will go back tom as i am too far...

Thanks Andy . I will go back tom as i am too far in to go back. I was telling my mentor you are the nicest blogger i have ever read. If you do get to Brighton would like to meet up for swim. Thanks...
Forum: Freestyle 10-16-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 8,570
Posted By smat
Hi, just empathizing with you. Another friend has...

Hi, just empathizing with you. Another friend has joined our swim group of 2now making it 3. Our TI mentor keeps reassuring me , but i also have severe doubts as i also used to do 400 in 7 mins and...
Forum: Freestyle 10-11-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,431
Posted By smat
Thanks again for your support. Already printed...

Thanks again for your support. Already printed off your session Andy and as i am off next week .I can not wait to try . I do appreciate the time you put in to responding to my blog. Also thanks to...
Forum: Freestyle 10-10-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,431
Posted By smat
Fitness

It was suggested on this thread that my 1500 time of 36 mins is poor . My fitness is good and some examples are i have just done a test on the concept rower 2k in 7.15. I can still bench 100k so...
Forum: Freestyle 10-07-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 14,150
Posted By smat
I live nearish to windsor and would love to be a...

I live nearish to windsor and would love to be a guinea pig. Would happily pay the going hourly rate for some different advice. Thanks everyone for your comments. I have had 2 weeks away from the...
Forum: Freestyle 09-26-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 14,150
Posted By smat
Interesting response from Terry which i...

Interesting response from Terry which i appreciate and thanks for support with job. When i first went to my TI coach - in his defense-he did offer to give me a course of lessons until he and i were...
Forum: Freestyle 09-24-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 5,788
Posted By smat
Josefish, i have posted on this blog before and...

Josefish, i have posted on this blog before and we are almost identical in times and emotion to TI. I have taken a 2 week break from swimming all together after 100s of hours TI drills. I am also not...
Forum: Freestyle 09-24-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 14,150
Posted By smat
Proffesional firefighter 2 years training. 11...

Proffesional firefighter 2 years training. 11 pound an hour. Saw backdraught but all i got was overdraught, but lots of job satisfaction. Will just have to save hard for more lessons. You are right -...
Forum: Freestyle 09-23-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 14,150
Posted By smat
Price

Someone suggested on the blog that i should try another coach as nearly 2 years hard work and i feel no reward.... so i started searching. TI talks about altruism and kaizan , but why are there...
Forum: Freestyle 09-13-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 3,686
Posted By smat
I too have trouble with balance and after...

I too have trouble with balance and after watching the video of the sinker ... this is what happens to me. I have been practising superman glide for 6 months and have still not got it and i know i...
Forum: Freestyle 09-12-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 8,568
Posted By smat
Thankyou for clearing up the confusion as am...

Thankyou for clearing up the confusion as am nothing but polite on this forum. I am a techno phob so am trying to work out how to video my stroke and get it posted. I do appreciated the help on this...
Forum: Freestyle 09-11-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 8,568
Posted By smat
Not Suited

I have spoken on this forum and found it very honest compared to other sites. After another 20 hours of TI training i am disillusioned and wondered is TI not suited to me. On this site someone...
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