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Forum: Freestyle 08-14-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 13,870
Posted By CoachToddE
I fully understand what the full stroke of...

I fully understand what the full stroke of windmilling is. Straight arm recovery looks more like a windmill. Anyone who has tried a somewhat new drill with USMS practices of windmill arms above and...
Forum: Freestyle 08-13-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 13,870
Posted By CoachToddE
You say you swim slower than P. What is your...

You say you swim slower than P. What is your tempo? Do you know? Most P's when they are swimming and what you are viewing on youtube is at racing speed and their tempos can vary from anywhere in...
Forum: Racing 03-21-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 6,433
Posted By CoachToddE
Congrtatulations GaryP. That's a good result. I...

Congrtatulations GaryP. That's a good result. I am 61 (62 in Sept). I completed 3975 and was going for a constant pace. My overall diff per 50 split was less than 2 sec from start to finish.
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 03-15-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 22,308
Posted By CoachToddE
Thanks Terry, I think I tend to reach more on...

Thanks Terry,

I think I tend to reach more on the faster tempos in an effort to keep my stroke length longer and thus have a little stronger anchor and propulsion.
Forum: Backstroke 03-14-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 20,369
Posted By CoachToddE
Interesting discussion you all have had. I...

Interesting discussion you all have had. I looked at the videos of Lochte and Irie and there is a noticeable difference in the amount of rotation each has from the waist down. Lochte is pretty much...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 03-14-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 22,308
Posted By CoachToddE
More Precise Green Zone

So I completed the green zone spl again in a 50LCM pool. My suggested range is 36-46.
Tuned up with a 500 rotating focal points every 50m. Time was 8:54 avg 1:47/100m and stroke count was an...
Forum: Freestyle 01-25-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 3,328
Posted By CoachToddE
Matt, Very good beginning stroke. I'd continue...

Matt,
Very good beginning stroke. I'd continue to use the superman glide on the push off as it allows you to check arm position, head position (straight down) and allows you to relax before you...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 01-25-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 22,308
Posted By CoachToddE
More Precise Green Zone

My height is 71 inches, Green Zone for a 25m pool is 16 SPL -20 SPL but, I believe believe closer to 16.5-20.5.

My main pool for swimming is the JCC which is an outdoor 25M pool. So I chose to do...
Forum: Breaststroke 01-25-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 5,021
Posted By CoachToddE
I don't believe we have set green zones for the...

I don't believe we have set green zones for the other strokes but you can base off of your freestyle green zone.

I have found my breastroke count to be approx half of my freestyle spl and that is...
Forum: Freestyle 06-11-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 5,935
Posted By CoachToddE
If you can wait another month help is on the way....

If you can wait another month help is on the way. My daughter, Kate, who is a certified TI Coach will be relocating to Italy in July 2015 to join her husband (US Air Force) at Aviano Ab for the next...
Forum: Freestyle 05-25-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 2,674
Posted By CoachToddE
First congratulations on your swimming to date...

First congratulations on your swimming to date and determination to improve. A video would be a great help.

I work with wounded warriors and adaptive swimmers. I have had several that were either...
Forum: Freestyle 05-25-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 11,640
Posted By CoachToddE
I too just read this post from start to finish. ...

I too just read this post from start to finish. Excellent work. I have worked with a blind vet for the past 1 and 1/2 years. Taught him to swim. He now swims by himself in his lane, counts his...
Forum: Freestyle 05-23-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,904
Posted By CoachToddE
Need some clarification or a better analysis of...

Need some clarification or a better analysis of what you are feeling.



You don't struggle with the 2BK in drills but only when adding whole stroke? What drills are you using to learn the 2BK that...
Forum: Freestyle 08-05-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 3,771
Posted By CoachToddE
Coach Suzanne asked me to add this to this forum...

Coach Suzanne asked me to add this to this forum post. I answered on FB as I don't have a lot of time between coaching Masters and lessons before and after to browse the Forums lately. Stuart in my...
Forum: Freestyle 05-19-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 2,780
Posted By CoachToddE
I agree with Charles on the timing. But for me...

I agree with Charles on the timing. But for me it is like asking which came first the chicken or the egg. The hand entry and toe flick timing is critical in ensuring the shoulders and hips rotate...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 01-17-2013
Replies: 40
Views: 9,952
Posted By CoachToddE
Ah yes the turns. If you look at the elite...

Ah yes the turns. If you look at the elite swimmers they are almost all the same between the walls in capability. It only takes a poor start or a missed turn to determine the race outcome. So the...
Forum: Freestyle 12-19-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,711
Posted By CoachToddE
Sherry, I agree with mjm, your form is looking...

Sherry,

I agree with mjm, your form is looking good and on the right track. Your kick is very calm with little splaying of the legs. Working on keeping them quiet has obviously helped a great deal...
Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 12-18-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 4,634
Posted By CoachToddE
[QUOTE=cs10;32112]Which parts of the t.i. style...

[QUOTE=cs10;32112]Which parts of the t.i. style apply to paddling a surfboard,in both long paddles and hard paddles to catch a wave?
There have been some superhuman paddlers through surf history,most...
Forum: Freestyle 11-21-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 7,372
Posted By CoachToddE
Andy, Actually if your hand and forearm are...

Andy,

Actually if your hand and forearm are truly relaxed the hand will enter the water with the palm facing backwards and I believe this is addressed in TI material. Entering with the palm rotated...
Forum: Freestyle 11-20-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 7,453
Posted By CoachToddE
I agree with Coaches Gary and John that I have...

I agree with Coaches Gary and John that I have seen way too many swimmers do this drill incorrectly and have often thought that they must be hurting themselves. On the other hand I like Coach...
Forum: Freestyle 10-09-2012
Replies: 97
Views: 15,201
Posted By CoachToddE
Suzanne, You are correct it is for all the...

Suzanne,
You are correct it is for all the services, elite athlete program. Also have it for the para's as well. We had a local Ortho Air Force Dr leave a year ago to go train for a couple of years...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 10-08-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 15,692
Posted By CoachToddE
Kalinma, The guy in the video keeps his head...

Kalinma,

The guy in the video keeps his head very still and only turns it to the side leaving the other side of head completely in contact with the water, hence your reference to the swimmer leaving...
Forum: Freestyle 10-01-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 6,732
Posted By CoachToddE
The idea of thicker water is as Coach Suzanne has...

The idea of thicker water is as Coach Suzanne has said and in previous posts. It is the feel of the water against your forearm as well as your hand. The drills Coach S recommends of fist, 1-2-3...
Forum: Freestyle 09-25-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,403
Posted By CoachToddE
How did you do on the superman glide? Did you...

How did you do on the superman glide? Did you feel like your head was hanging between your shoulders and relaxed? I can't really give you too much based on your description above other than it...
Forum: Breaststroke 09-21-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 8,458
Posted By CoachToddE
You are correct in my opinion. I learned a new...

You are correct in my opinion. I learned a new drill for swimming with the Tempo Trainer at my TI Master's Coaching Clinic from Coach Suzanne. Utilizing the TT and the beeps target these 3 patterns...
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