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Forum: Freestyle 11-02-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 21,453
Posted By wentod
Could you expand more on your posture ? I did...

Could you expand more on your posture ?
I did try to stay on my side (armpit facing the bottom of the pool) but I sank if I had one arm along my hips. Balance is easier this arm is on shark fin...
Forum: Freestyle 11-01-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 21,453
Posted By wentod
Hi, I'm an old member still haunting this...

Hi,

I'm an old member still haunting this forum. Years ago a discussion went around how to raise up legs using physics law and I had a proposal I submit again to you :
You start with the classic...
Forum: Freestyle 03-09-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 5,682
Posted By wentod
If you review your video you can see: - Right arm...

If you review your video you can see:
- Right arm stroking : at 0.08 and 0.12 your right arm is still extended as your left elbow is already submerged and reaching forwards. It's TOO LATE to set...
Forum: Freestyle 03-09-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 9,736
Posted By wentod
Look at this...

Look at this video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmSlj5MlDpY
Gracie vander Byl is the female winner at Rotthnest channel.
Her style is very TI-like but she advocates 4 beats kick. A kind of 2...
Forum: Freestyle 03-09-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 2,738
Posted By wentod
There is no exception: no school suit everybody....

There is no exception: no school suit everybody. So don't blame TI school for your (bad?) results. It also depends on what you are looking for.
Many TI fans would like to swim like Terry or...
Forum: Freestyle 03-07-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 5,682
Posted By wentod
Here's what I see: Overall good relaxation, nice...

Here's what I see:
Overall good relaxation, nice swimming.
But :
1) your head is bobbing up (at the end of the stroke; good news : it makes breathing easier) and down (at the end of recovery and...
Forum: Freestyle 01-23-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 17,735
Posted By wentod
Read Shinji's comments : 25m

Read Shinji's comments : 25m
Forum: Freestyle 08-27-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 3,933
Posted By wentod
Hi Gene, If you see your flaws you can correct...

Hi Gene,
If you see your flaws you can correct them.
Obviously you are fishtailing both sides (most on right spearing). I'm no coach (only a 68 years swimmer learning Ti for 4 years) but it seems to...
Forum: Freestyle 05-09-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 12,739
Posted By wentod
Is Swimust still a Shinji's fan?

Swimust, you discovered your "new engine", so powerful et so exciting.
Your left arm recovery is OK to me, almost like Shinji's. Congrats for that.
But I may say your right stroking arm is messy (as...
Forum: Freestyle 04-12-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 3,321
Posted By wentod
Shinji's secrets

Swimust,
You said you found the Shinji's ultimate secret and timing : “ hip roll & anchor - torso twist & accelerate “
BUT you can see in the attached Pic1 that Shinji's torso is not twisted when he...
Forum: Freestyle 04-11-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 3,321
Posted By wentod
Swimust, I follow all your posts because you are...

Swimust, I follow all your posts because you are a gold digger and I hope you'll find some nudgets...
Now if you can cross the pool with 12 SPL in the 1.3 sec tempo like Shinji (even a 1.4 tempo...
Forum: Freestyle 04-08-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 6,026
Posted By wentod
J.Shaules was wrong when he told in his video...

J.Shaules was wrong when he told in his video clip that contracting some muscles (without moving the whole body) can shift the center of gravity because : isometric contraction = muscular fibers and...
Forum: Freestyle 10-21-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 5,519
Posted By wentod
Coreteamprime should tell us first how...

Coreteamprime should tell us first how revolutionary his goggles are, and then we can say how much we are ready to pay for them. His questionary seems to me not that innocent. Sorry I also started to...
Forum: Freestyle 10-20-2012
Replies: 119
Views: 57,767
Posted By wentod
physics laws

Sorry but physics can explain there is no magic:
When the body is lying on its side and streamlined nothing happens. As the swimmer got his back arched (heels and hands behind the spine) center of...
Forum: Freestyle 02-13-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 4,358
Posted By wentod
swimming fast with Ti method?

Why shouldn't we mix 2BK and 6BK?
See Ziegler's marvellous graceful 2BK and how she switched to a fantastic 6BK in the last length of a race to beat Manaudou (another 2BK fan) in 2007:...
Forum: Freestyle 11-30-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 17,168
Posted By wentod
Thanks for your feed-back. Borate : you showed me...

Thanks for your feed-back.
Borate : you showed me an interesting discussion about strategies for efficient swimming.
My concern was rather about how to create forces and transform them into momentum...
Forum: Freestyle 11-26-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 17,168
Posted By wentod
Physics of TI freetyle swimming. Mythical hip propulsion?

Hi all,
This is my first post. I apologize if the subject has been dealt with before.
11 months ago I searched for freestyle instructions on the web and found the amazing Shinji's video, ranked n°2...
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