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Forum: Freestyle 05-15-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 9,067
Posted By MatHudson
Swim Like Michaelangelo

Yes, for the 'coach' in us, we see the problems, and we want to know how to lead the athlete into the solution. It's so satisfying as a coach when we know what to look for and how to address it right...
Forum: Freestyle 05-13-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 9,067
Posted By MatHudson
Hang (Evenly) In There

Thank you, Duane!

Hey Steve,

I am so glad that you are finding some connection and discovering some skills in the ideas I presented. It is particularly to your benefit that you have persistence....
Forum: Freestyle 05-12-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 9,067
Posted By MatHudson
Fish Position drill is useful because it removes...

Fish Position drill is useful because it removes the arms from helping the rotation. You are right that it totally shifts the center of gravity and buoyancy back so that you are much heavier in the...
Forum: Freestyle 05-11-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 9,067
Posted By MatHudson
Balance Will Help Breathing

Hey Steve,

To isolate the breathing skill itself in the interrupted breathing position, I would say it's ok to add a little kick, or use zoomer fins, for now. I did it for years with no ill-effect,...
Forum: Freestyle 03-30-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 8,645
Posted By MatHudson
Can we bring TI to Italy?

Hello aerogramma & juliusi,

I live close by in Antalya, Turkey and am bringing TI to the Med and Middle East region. Would love to talk about arranging some TI events in Italy- could team up with...
Forum: Freestyle 03-30-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 7,321
Posted By MatHudson
Hey Aksenov, Sorry to butt in on this thread but...

Hey Aksenov,

Sorry to butt in on this thread but I notice you are in Russia. I am looking for some TI swimmers in Russia to make a connection with. The last two TI swimmers in Russia to post on the...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 02-23-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 8,038
Posted By MatHudson
Consider a workshop and future certification

Thank you Charity. I will contact Vicki and see what I might be able to arrange.

Please email a video. I'd be glad to give some comments on it. In your email, please include your own observations...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 02-08-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,955
Posted By MatHudson
Portland OR TI workshops March 12 and 13

Ok, it's official. We suggest signing up sooner than later....
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 02-08-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 8,038
Posted By MatHudson
Portland OR TI workshops March 12 and 13

Ok, it's official. We suggest signing up sooner than later....
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 02-03-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 8,038
Posted By MatHudson
Hey Borate, The other coach, Ryan, has finally...

Hey Borate,

The other coach, Ryan, has finally got in touch wiht Jason and it seems Jason is eager to attend the workshop and talk about more.

Can't explain why the emails would bounce, but since...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 02-03-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 8,038
Posted By MatHudson
Hey Charity, You mentioned being a certified Red...

Hey Charity,

You mentioned being a certified Red Cross instructor. I am looking for someone in the PDX-metro area to certify me for the pool section of the 'Safety Training for Swim Coaches' while I...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 02-02-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 8,038
Posted By MatHudson
TI Workshop in Portland OR

Yes, Charity. We're going to have the workshop in Portland on March 12 and 13. TI 1.0 (Smart Endurance Swimming) on Saturday, and TI 2.0 (Freestyle Made Faster) on Sunday.

The Saturday workshop...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 01-27-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 8,038
Posted By MatHudson
Shalom Borate, I just skyped Jason and left a...

Shalom Borate,

I just skyped Jason and left a message- not in yet for the day, but it's my bedtime now. If my reference to the email does not attract his attention I will call again and try to catch...
Forum: Coach Blogs 01-27-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 10,053
Posted By MatHudson
TI Interest In Moscow

Hello again, Bobbuilder and Wave,

If either of you are still tracking this thread, I would like to talk with you about bringing TI to Moscow.

Or if anyone else with swimmer connections in Moscow...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 01-26-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 8,038
Posted By MatHudson
Hey Borate, No email reply from Jason at MJCC...

Hey Borate,

No email reply from Jason at MJCC yet. I got a lead through Shane to find an eager coach/pool near downtown PDX so that is good news. Now I am working the local channels to see if we can...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 01-25-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 8,038
Posted By MatHudson
Portland OR freestyle workshops in March

Hello Charity,

I am working on arranging the details needed to put on a workshop in Portland in March.

I have found a pool/coach in Portland to host us, as many as 3 other TI coaches who have...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 01-25-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,955
Posted By MatHudson
Portland OR freestyle workshops in March

Hey Lisa,

I am working on arranging the details needed to put on a workshop in Portland in March.

I have found a pool/coach in Portland to host us, as many as 3 other TI coaches who have expressed...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 01-25-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 4,286
Posted By MatHudson
France to Turkey

Hello figarojuju and pgabus,

I don't live in France, but we sure get a lot of French tourists to Antalya, where I live. If you are interested I am planning some OW TI camps along the Antalya coast...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 01-25-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 4,016
Posted By MatHudson
Arabia to the Ottoman Empire

Hey Tim,

Are you still tracking this thread? I am a TI instructor living up here in Antalya, Turkiye. We're not too far apart. Would you care to come up for a TI swim vacation?

Also, we plan to...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 01-13-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 8,038
Posted By MatHudson
Hey Charity, Thank you for sharing your history...

Hey Charity,

Thank you for sharing your history and goals. It's a bummer there is not more OW opportunities in the NW (especially some that would not require a wetsuit), but if you have one of the...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 01-12-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 8,038
Posted By MatHudson
Thanks Borate! Will do. That's a good, central...

Thanks Borate! Will do. That's a good, central location too. I look forward to talking with him.
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 01-07-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 8,038
Posted By MatHudson
gathering Portland-Metro TI swimmers

Hello Charity,

I was in PDX visiting family a couple weeks ago and through a friend there ended up giving a TI freestyle intro to a couple swimmers (gals, 40ish and 50ish, triathletes) in the...
Forum: Racing 11-23-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 14,842
Posted By MatHudson
Hey Flarae, I waited to see if anyone else would...

Hey Flarae,

I waited to see if anyone else would chime in (we're all waiting on each other?) but I will splash a reply first...



The over-simplistic answer to each is "YES". But HOW each of these...
Forum: Racing 11-02-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 14,842
Posted By MatHudson
Fast Swimming For the Proletariate

Hey Andreasl33,

This is a very helpful analogy with the 'off-the-shelf Porche'. I may need to borrow it from you in my next debate if you don't mind.

We all point to the elite swimmers to make our...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 11-01-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,955
Posted By MatHudson
Hey Lisa C, I wish I could help you personally,...

Hey Lisa C,

I wish I could help you personally, although I am pleased to finally hear some interest coming out of Oregon. I am from Portland originally, grew up there and lived a few years in Bend...
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