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Old 11-26-2014
Hoan Ta Hoan Ta is offline
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Hello TI swimmers,

I am impressed watching Shinji clips on Youtube and immediately registered for 7 free but helpful lessons on this website.

After one month practicing I produce my first video and would like to post it here and ask for your advice.

Thank you!

http://youtu.be/9SIw947cSVo
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Old 11-26-2014
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I'm not qualified to offer any advice. That much said, very impressive for just one month! I like your balance but I don't think you should wait until you come to a stop before you start stroking after pushing off.

Last edited by machelett : 11-27-2014 at 08:44 AM. Reason: One "to" too many and a typo
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Old 11-26-2014
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Your stroke is starting to look good but here are a few tips:

Watch your head position ,you carry it a bit too high look down more this will also help your balance.

You enter your arm too flat with too much reach before it enters. Enter it just a tad earlier with your hand close to the water and elbow a bit higher .

Your entry arm crosses in toward your midline . Widen out your entry in front of the shoulder ,wide tracks, and again this can help with balance .

Dave

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Old 11-26-2014
Hoan Ta Hoan Ta is offline
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Thank you Dave and Machelett.

I will try what you suggested and will make new clips one month later.
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Old 11-27-2014
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There is something optimistic in your stroke. Maybe because you suddenly burst into live when the transition between float and swimming happens.
Quite powerfull armpulls you are making with quite a nice flow in the swim.
I would suggest to keep the power part of the arm stroke underwater, and relax the part of the armstroke that goes over the water.
Now it looks a bit tense above the water.
Your kicking too much from the knees, and you mainly kick with your right leg, at the time your left leg should be kicking. (watch the swim away part)
Your right leg kicks when you enter your left arm, but also when you enter your right arm.
Further the usual stuff. Relax your stroke, be more core conscious, pull the water back, not down, start pulling when you have set your arm slightly before shoulder height.Not too early.
A bit too much upperbody dominated swimming. Should shift timing slightly to frontquadrant.
Try to get allready some bodyrotation in your pushoff, and than add the armmotion on the right timing with this rotation.
Good work. Looking forward to your next footage.

Last edited by Zenturtle : 11-27-2014 at 03:44 PM.
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Old 12-25-2014
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Default One month later

Dear All TI Swimmers,

Wish you a Merry Xmas and Happy New year!

Three weeks passed since my first post to TI Forum. Thank to your comments, I hope there maybe some improvement with my skill.
I'd like to get more comments from you to learn:

http://youtu.be/eoTdxEqm1gw
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