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Forum: Freestyle 03-31-2013
Replies: 58
Views: 16,438
Posted By CoachBillG
I'm more curious about the 700 to 800 push ups in...

I'm more curious about the 700 to 800 push ups in 20 minutes. Are you sure you are counting correctly?

If you did 700 push ups you would need to do minimum of 35 push ups per minute or 1 push up...
Forum: Links and References 06-12-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 10,863
Posted By CoachBillG
Here is a pool in Singapore that goes from one...

Here is a pool in Singapore that goes from one roof of the hotel to the other.

http://news.sky.com/home/world-news/article/15654774
Forum: Freestyle 05-25-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 8,609
Posted By CoachBillG
Hey Andy, Many of the posters here have brought...

Hey Andy,

Many of the posters here have brought up many great points. Most are concerned that comparing yourself to others will ruin your enjoyment of swimming. Please take their advice.

As Tomoy...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 05-16-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 37,142
Posted By CoachBillG
BTW...all the tips were geared for you to breathe...

BTW...all the tips were geared for you to breathe to the right side. You can do the same thing to the left, you just have to reverse the process :-)
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 05-16-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 37,142
Posted By CoachBillG
Hi Eric, Try to look at the breathing part or...

Hi Eric,

Try to look at the breathing part or freestyle from a different aspect now. After many months of focusing and analysing on how you are exhaling, I think you have that down pretty good. The...
Forum: Freestyle 05-14-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 3,665
Posted By CoachBillG
Hi Russell, Quick question....were you wearing a...

Hi Russell,

Quick question....were you wearing a wetsuit for the race and if you did.....did you get a chance to practice with it?

I haven't worn a wetsuit in over a year but this year I have a...
Forum: Freestyle 03-15-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 3,191
Posted By CoachBillG
Hi Nick, Your doing great! Here are a few tips...

Hi Nick,

Your doing great! Here are a few tips to fine tune it:

1. You need to sync your kick to your arm entry.

You have a 2 beat kick but sometimes you are kicking down on the same side the arm...
Forum: Freestyle 03-09-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 15,443
Posted By CoachBillG
We can talk about CO2 levels, O2 levels, lactate...

We can talk about CO2 levels, O2 levels, lactate acid, VO2 max, etc. but haven't mentioned skill development, familiarity, and proprioception in a particular activity that effects a person's...
Forum: Freestyle 03-07-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 5,158
Posted By CoachBillG
I get this question quite a bit from swimmers who...

I get this question quite a bit from swimmers who are implementing swimming into their fitness programs or using fitness as their primary form of exercise. You are confusing "burning the most amount...
Forum: Freestyle 03-05-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 7,008
Posted By CoachBillG
Hey Bossman....I like that :-) Just to clarify...

Hey Bossman....I like that :-)

Just to clarify and correct me if I am wrong.....you are okay in laser lead rotation (45 degrees rotation shoulders and hips) and okay on your back, but when you go to...
Forum: Freestyle 03-05-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 14,103
Posted By CoachBillG
The swim cap is literally, a mini wetsuit for...

The swim cap is literally, a mini wetsuit for your head. It is basically rubber and it floats. If you don't believe me, take it off and throw it in the water. That is added buoyancy for your head...
Forum: Swimming In Triathlon 02-13-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 6,536
Posted By CoachBillG
I read an article recently that Lance did a 2.4...

I read an article recently that Lance did a 2.4 mile race in Texas in April of 2011 and knocked out a 49 minutes & 12 seconds, finishing in 3rd place. Many people forget his multi-sport talent prior...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-10-2012
Replies: 44
Views: 26,051
Posted By CoachBillG
Actually, I wasn't referring to Maffetone at all...

Actually, I wasn't referring to Maffetone at all and never mentioned him. His angle is the utilization of fat as the primary source of fuel as opposed to glycogen and is based on the individual's...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 02-08-2012
Replies: 44
Views: 26,051
Posted By CoachBillG
I don't think the 30 minute time trial has much...

I don't think the 30 minute time trial has much to do with anaerobic conditioning but but more so aerobic threshold, or the ability to maintain a certain power output consistently for long periods of...
Forum: Freestyle 01-21-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 10,673
Posted By CoachBillG
Monitoring your heart rate is a great way for...

Monitoring your heart rate is a great way for increasing your efficiency, your performance output or if you are overtraining and need to take a day or two off. The heart rate monitor is a very...
Forum: Freestyle 01-15-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 8,473
Posted By CoachBillG
One more thing..... Once you can incorporate the...

One more thing.....

Once you can incorporate the kick to assist you to roll and breathe, do the drill but now take a stroke with the LEFT arm and focus on the RIGHT kick. It will feel a little flat,...
Forum: Freestyle 01-15-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 8,473
Posted By CoachBillG
Try this Drill. I call it "Stroke into...

Try this Drill. I call it "Stroke into Superman"......

You are going to stroke and breathe only on one side, while the lead arm remains fixed, so if you want to breathe to the RIGTH, keep your LEFT...
Forum: Freestyle 01-09-2012
Replies: 49
Views: 15,935
Posted By CoachBillG
When Shaq got horizontal in the water, he was...

When Shaq got horizontal in the water, he was already half way to the wall :-)

I was truly impressed with Shaq.....he has great character and personality..... to be a top notch athlete in...
Forum: Freestyle 01-09-2012
Replies: 69
Views: 18,181
Posted By CoachBillG
First thing you have to remember about...

First thing you have to remember about performance or improving a particular skill......you have to have the capabilities to block out all distracting thoughts and focus solely on what you are...
Forum: Links and References 01-09-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 6,993
Posted By CoachBillG
Hi, Yes, Indian Clubs or Club bells are...

Hi,

Yes, Indian Clubs or Club bells are primarily used for the shoulder.

I have never tried Indian Clubs as I am pretty immersed in my kettlebell training. Dragon Door www.dragondoor.com who...
Forum: Freestyle 12-27-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 9,557
Posted By CoachBillG
Hey Steve, Continue practicing the Skate Drill...

Hey Steve,

Continue practicing the Skate Drill and Zen Skating but focus on the height of your hips and legs to the surface of the water. If you are Skating on your LEFT side with your LEFT arm...
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 12-27-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 10,023
Posted By CoachBillG
Low Tempo/SPL and Easy/Relaxed Pace: Focus on...

Low Tempo/SPL and Easy/Relaxed Pace:

Focus on relaxed exhale to decreasing heart rate and increase buoyancy
Focus on decreasing any tension in the head / neck and forearms and leading with the...
Forum: Freestyle 12-21-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 3,731
Posted By CoachBillG
I wonder what his stroke count across the...

I wonder what his stroke count across the bowl.

All that is missing is a TI swim cap

You made my day!
Forum: Links and References 12-21-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 21,858
Posted By CoachBillG
If you look carefully at Janet's hand position in...

If you look carefully at Janet's hand position in relation to the elbow, it is either in line with it or slightly below it. Due to her 80 + cadence it is difficult to see this but it is not a true...
Forum: Freestyle 08-12-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 4,740
Posted By CoachBillG
Here are a couple of tips from what I seen in the...

Here are a couple of tips from what I seen in the video.

Great job in teaching yourself!! I see very good horizontal body position and a nice relaxed technique! Congratulations on your...
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