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Forum: Freestyle 03-05-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 8,013
Posted By CoachKris
Since we are on caps anyone had a chance to use...

Since we are on caps anyone had a chance to use speedo fs3?
http://newsroom.speedo.com/speedo-news/speedo-unveils-fastskin3/
5% drag reduction from hat and goggles ;) would you believe it?

P.s. I...
Forum: Freestyle 07-07-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 3,816
Posted By CoachKris
I would disagree, over-thinking and mindless...

I would disagree, over-thinking and mindless swimming are two extremes that, in my opinion, are both harmful. Pick up one focal point and stick to it, that will do the trick.

The feeling of not...
Forum: Find a TI Training Buddy 07-03-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,986
Posted By CoachKris
TI Swimmers in Ireland

Hi all

Since Irish sea get fairly warm %) if you are looking for swimming buddies dublin/fingal area either post here or send me an email ;) I'm stuck on the beach from 11-7 monday to sunday anyway...
Forum: Freestyle 06-09-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 4,748
Posted By CoachKris
Thx Kevin I do appreciate that. I don't want to...

Thx Kevin I do appreciate that.

I don't want to argue with anyone but I do like the way you swim until breathing in 10th second where balance falls apart so either you were lucky for first 10...
Forum: Freestyle 06-09-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 4,748
Posted By CoachKris
Kevemoh only a triathlete would were a 2xu hat so...

Kevemoh only a triathlete would were a 2xu hat so I'm guessing you are one, as many triathletes you probably have strong running background, if thats the case all your willpower can loose the battle...
Forum: Swimming In Triathlon 06-08-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 5,126
Posted By CoachKris
Talking hire a few water polo players and place them...

hire a few water polo players and place them around you and you shouldn't have any problems with swimmers getting in your way anymore :D:D:D problem solved

but seriously if you don't mind going...
Forum: Freestyle 06-08-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,560
Posted By CoachKris
sasquatch I've been using that method for a while...

sasquatch I've been using that method for a while and waggles are doing the great job, specially when it comes to leaving your arms behind.

My tip for everyone start by doing tumbles away from the...
Forum: Freestyle 06-08-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 4,748
Posted By CoachKris
Hi Kevin It really looks nice very smooth nice...

Hi Kevin

It really looks nice very smooth nice and long

the only thing that I could see that would be bothering me at this stage of your development would be consistency of kicking ;P just do...
Forum: Freestyle 06-08-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 37,195
Posted By CoachKris
I wouldn't really call myself a competitive...

I wouldn't really call myself a competitive swimmer, my point is that it is important to remember that world records are being set by people who are swimming full-time (over 20h/week) so don't get...
Forum: Freestyle 06-08-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,658
Posted By CoachKris
It looks nice and smooth however few things...

It looks nice and smooth however few things require some attention ;)
1) your hips are dropping down, try to work on balance a bit bringing your lower back up closer to the surface (lean...
Forum: Freestyle 06-05-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 3,269
Posted By CoachKris
Well something is clearly wrong, would love to...

Well something is clearly wrong, would love to see your video, ideally from the side underwater, I suspect that you have problems with holding water, but it is only my guess since I've never seen you...
Forum: Freestyle 06-05-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,352
Posted By CoachKris
What is your previous experience with TI?

What is your previous experience with TI?
Forum: Freestyle 06-05-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 3,022
Posted By CoachKris
Gently pressing down your chest or 'swimming...

Gently pressing down your chest or 'swimming downhill' might help as well, relaxed neck is the main one, for me leaning slightly forward is second in line

Trying to lift your legs up using your core...
Forum: Freestyle 06-04-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,687
Posted By CoachKris
Well I prefer to set up a catch straight after my...

Well I prefer to set up a catch straight after my hand lands on the target but thats mainly to allow higher stroke ratio and it will definitely harm your stroke length a bit ;/
Forum: Freestyle 06-04-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 6,998
Posted By CoachKris
just for the record it's Kris ;P foxjohng - I've...

just for the record it's Kris ;P

foxjohng - I've tested your approach today with 4 students and they were getting a bit confused with an idea of opening their legs, after a few tries I've changed...
Forum: Freestyle 06-04-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,507
Posted By CoachKris
chance to see yourself swimming - absolutely...

chance to see yourself swimming - absolutely shocking experience
Forum: Freestyle 06-04-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 37,195
Posted By CoachKris
bit pointless as you have to take a dive and...

bit pointless as you have to take a dive and tumble turns in to consideration + long/short course or maybe open water, I believe we had that discussion before to come to conclusion that we are all...
Forum: Freestyle 06-02-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 6,998
Posted By CoachKris
Lawrence - it is a drill that you will find on...

Lawrence - it is a drill that you will find on Easy Freestyle DVD, I thought you are familiar with it. Finger tip drag is a different drill I'm missing your point now
Forum: Freestyle 06-02-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 6,998
Posted By CoachKris
foxjohng - I believe it is a very interesting...

foxjohng - I believe it is a very interesting concept will try it tomorrow with my students, thank you.

Aerogramma - TI is a great base to build up on, if you find doing something differently...
Forum: Swimming In Triathlon 06-02-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 5,126
Posted By CoachKris
Do some breast stroke that will teach them ;)...

Do some breast stroke that will teach them ;) just kidding I'm sure you dont really wont to kill anyone. To be honest i don't believe that lack of bobbles is a problem here, specially with first...
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 06-01-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 8,505
Posted By CoachKris
Don't bother with thermometer ;) it wont make it...

Don't bother with thermometer ;) it wont make it wormer, just ever so often try touching your thumb with your little finger if you can't it's time to get out, I've heard the best way to get in is to...
Forum: Freestyle 03-25-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 77,737
Posted By CoachKris
It all depends on what you are aiming for If you...

It all depends on what you are aiming for

If you are aiming for Olympics then this year 55s for 100m is to slow to qualify not mentioning being consider fast ;)

Working as a lifeguard gives me a...
Forum: Freestyle 03-25-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 6,157
Posted By CoachKris
you are welcome ;) to get a bit more control...

you are welcome ;)

to get a bit more control over your legs you can do a few lengths trying to clap with your feet example flick with your bottom leg and bring your feet back together, its a bit...
Forum: Freestyle 03-25-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 6,157
Posted By CoachKris
on your first shot I can see some early catch but...

on your first shot I can see some early catch but its not very consistent as it can be seen clearly only on your first pull

there is one more thing i can see here that i believe havnt been...
Forum: Freestyle 03-24-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 4,909
Posted By CoachKris
Interesting, i'm usual demonstrating why should...

Interesting, i'm usual demonstrating why should you keep your head down to my students by pushing of the wall with head down first followed up by head up and i havnt meet anyone yet who would have...
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