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Forum: Freestyle 11-08-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 8,375
Posted By wisswim
Just try to keep your hips and legs as high as...

Just try to keep your hips and legs as high as possible. Pushing your shoulders down causes problems.
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 11-07-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 9,992
Posted By wisswim
As your arm recovers, it goes from down on your...

As your arm recovers, it goes from down on your side, to your elbow being at its highest point. That movement of the arm also "opens up your ribcage" and you can try to feel as if that...
Forum: Freestyle 10-07-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 5,159
Posted By wisswim
Your right hand ends up in front of your face at...

Your right hand ends up in front of your face at the end of extension. You want it in front of your shoulder (out more to the side).

Also, you don't want to start pulling before you start...
Forum: Freestyle 09-23-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,325
Posted By wisswim
Like Bob said, this is very common. Not only in...

Like Bob said, this is very common. Not only in what you may have been taught or acquired will swimming, but also, probably due to anatomy, flexibility, and muscle strength/imbalances.

I think of...
Forum: Backstroke 09-19-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 7,710
Posted By wisswim
You basically do the same as in freestyle except...

You basically do the same as in freestyle except upside down. That is, kick up (toward the sky) with your left foot as your right hand enters the water. You have to play with the timing to get it...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 09-17-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 12,352
Posted By wisswim
Also, some people make a distinction between...

Also, some people make a distinction between "chest breathing" and "diaphragmatic breathing." I think many people don't understand what is really going on there.

Your diaphragm is actually attached...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 09-17-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 12,352
Posted By wisswim
Since you are very athletic it is not your...

Since you are very athletic it is not your aerobic capacity that is the problem.

I will bet that you are either holding tension in your chest or you are breathing too forcefully.

Many swimmers...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 09-15-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 4,559
Posted By wisswim
How much drafting helps

My wife, Merriann, did the Madison Open Water Swim on August 20. The exact same course as the Ironman, but 500 at the start instead of 3,000.

Significantly less drafting with the "MOWS" race. Her...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 09-13-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 4,559
Posted By wisswim
Either he was disqualified or the time was...

Either he was disqualified or the time was changed. Paul Bozoian was the only one in that age group under an hour at 58:28. An amazing time nonetheless, and a more humanly possible 1:32/100m.

My...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 09-12-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 4,890
Posted By wisswim
Most swim lessons focus on swimming in the...

Most swim lessons focus on swimming in the horizontal position. To be comfortable in a vertical position when the bottom "falls out" --

it has various names, "deadman's float," "drownproofing,"...
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