Originally Posted by AWP
With all do respect to Shuumai, he is a contributor to this forum (containing a plethora of insights I might add) and not a TI Coach. If you are following the TI progression and literature, kudos to you, continue by all means reading and rereading and practicing what Terry has laid out. When you become 'competent' in your swimming you can then decifer for yourself what works and what you can 'enhance' or alter. It's always evolving, but if you're just beginning stick to the plan, patience, drill well and completely focused.
Well, yeah, the video has nothing to do with me, other than the fact that I linked to it. The video is by the GoSwim people. They do things their own way just as TI people do things their own way. But then, if something is valid, it's valid for everyone, regardless of the source. But then again, like you said, people can figure things out for their selves as individuals. I just presented a perspective for consideration.
That actually led me back to a TI view: left/right streamline positions with the hand in line with the shoulder.