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Forum: Freestyle 08-19-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 2,336
Posted By Filarias
A feedback: clearly better control of rotation...

A feedback:

clearly better control of rotation through conscious core engagement, clearly TIer stroke through conscious hip driven propulsion. Yes, fist gloves are great in unveiling technical...
Forum: Freestyle 08-18-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 2,336
Posted By Filarias
Thanks so much for your time and thoughts! Your...

Thanks so much for your time and thoughts!


Your observation: you rotate farther with fist gloves than without.
Your conclusion: the fist gloves put you in the correct position.

Alternative...
Forum: Freestyle 08-17-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 2,336
Posted By Filarias
Just enough rotation & fist gloves

Hello all,

today I practiced after long time full stroke with fist gloves. My rotation became clearly more than my usual "just enough" one. Please comment my conclusion: the correct rotation should...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 08-13-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 3,663
Posted By Filarias
Hello! My compliments for your achievment of 1...

Hello!

My compliments for your achievment of 1 mile relaxed swimming-breathing! I agree with your description on how to keep one goggle wet. Relaxation there is the key, this is my experience, too....
Forum: Freestyle 08-07-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 2,202
Posted By Filarias
Pool versus counter-current swim

Hello!

I am encountering a strange phenomenon: I swim in a pool with a counter-current device (unfortunately not as good as an endless-pool) and in a community pool. My counter-current swim is...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 08-01-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 3,508
Posted By Filarias
I'm not a coach... but I hope my feedback can...

I'm not a coach... but I hope my feedback can help: excepted the details mentioned above I like the calm and clear stroke without splashes. Looking at your fingers during the air phase of the...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 07-28-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 3,330
Posted By Filarias
Thanks a lot. I'll take your remarks into...

Thanks a lot. I'll take your remarks into consideration in my next swim. As far as I can tell now, my 2BK works well when I am well in balance (not vice versa) and I think my entry occurrs with...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 07-27-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 3,330
Posted By Filarias
Head-Spine Alignment

Hello all,

after some peaceful time my problems with breathing recurred :-( After an instant analysis I believe my problem is varying head-spine alignment. Sometimes I find my head relatively deep...
Forum: Freestyle 06-03-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 3,233
Posted By Filarias
Hi Jason, my overll impression is of a quite...

Hi Jason,

my overll impression is of a quite relaxed swimming. My impression is that your pelvis/hips rotate much less to the non-breathing site. This could be one reason for an overall reduced...
Forum: How To Swim A Mile 04-18-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 10,346
Posted By Filarias
Clark & Richardsk, thanks for the enouragement....

Clark & Richardsk,

thanks for the enouragement. The habbit, the psychological barrier etc. are clearly there. In a sort of endless pool I can swim slowly for 15 minutes. This proves byitself that...
Forum: How To Swim A Mile 04-17-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 10,346
Posted By Filarias
This is a very good idea Terry! I am one of those...

This is a very good idea Terry! I am one of those who dream to swim a mile. I think my stroke technique is sufficient enough to justify such a project. I would be more than happy to read what you...
Forum: Freestyle 04-14-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 8,565
Posted By Filarias
Clark, although member of Flowswim your surface...

Clark,

although member of Flowswim your surface video is "private" and I cannot see it. Any shortcut?

Stefanos
Forum: Freestyle 04-04-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 7,915
Posted By Filarias
Clark, yes, I think we have the same...

Clark,

yes, I think we have the same understanding regarding EVF and TI! :-)

S
Forum: Freestyle 04-03-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 7,915
Posted By Filarias
Mjm, To my understanding and body perception the...

Mjm,

To my understanding and body perception the hip drive is connected with the spearing of the recovering arm. The left hip driven downwards motors the left arm entry and extension. At the moment...
Forum: Freestyle 04-02-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 7,915
Posted By Filarias
I tried Clark's ABC approach and I like it. I...

I tried Clark's ABC approach and I like it. I clearly sensed more hip drive and legs-core-arms connection. It is still too early to say yes, that was it but ... I only manage to cover 50-100 m...
Forum: Freestyle 04-02-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 2,306
Posted By Filarias
Thanks. I think they should point to this in...

Thanks. I think they should point to this in their site, I wasn't aware of it as I bought the gadget.
Forum: Freestyle 04-01-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 2,306
Posted By Filarias
Time trainer & batteries

Hello all,

my time trainer (this little electronic gadget from Finis, Inc. offered also in the TI shop which gives a constant pace) stopped giving its beep. This is for sure the battery. An internet...
Forum: Freestyle 03-31-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 7,915
Posted By Filarias
Excellent and very very helpful elaboration...

Excellent and very very helpful elaboration indeed Clark. Thanks so much. I think you touched all points needing finetuning and you succeeded in putting in words and in a clear concept the nebulous...
Forum: Freestyle 03-31-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 7,915
Posted By Filarias
Terry, thanks for jumping in! Of course "my" EVF...

Terry,

thanks for jumping in! Of course "my" EVF is not Thorpe's EVF!! My EVF is an approximation: I try to pop up a little my leading arm's shoulder and move on the same time the leading arm...
Forum: Freestyle 03-31-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 7,915
Posted By Filarias
Clark, good observation. I had EVF already...

Clark,

good observation. I had EVF already implemented as I had this beautiful effortless feeling a couple of months ago. So what this conecrens no change in my stroke between then and now. To me...
Forum: Freestyle 03-30-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 7,915
Posted By Filarias
Thanks a lot both of you for your comments. I see...

Thanks a lot both of you for your comments. I see your points and I'll work on them. Thanks again.

Stefanos
Forum: Freestyle 03-29-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 7,915
Posted By Filarias
Please comment those videos! I lost my effortless feeling..

Hi all!

A couple of months ago I was able to feel the famous "effortless" swimming and having the impression to be able to swim for ever. For many reasons I had to stop swimming for a while. As I...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 01-19-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 6,180
Posted By Filarias
As far as I understand it does it "automatically"...

As far as I understand it does it "automatically" but I didn't understand the mechanism... I'll report asap. Thx
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 01-18-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 6,180
Posted By Filarias
Oregon Scientific Swimwatch

Hi!

Anyone here in the Forum aware of the Oregon Scientific SW202 Swimwatch?
Counts laps, strokes and time (of course)...

Best

Stefanos
Forum: Pool 11-15-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 3,779
Posted By Filarias
I will google it, tnx

I will google it, tnx
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