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Forum: Freestyle 06-16-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 4,362
Posted By seungew
Thanks HydraFx, I appreciate your wise...

Thanks HydraFx, I appreciate your wise perspective and stepping back from what we know even down to "imprinted" movements that I previously mentioned may not be in context to moving effortlessly in...
Forum: Freestyle 06-15-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 4,362
Posted By seungew
Thanks Naj : ) I appreciate your visualization...

Thanks Naj : ) I appreciate your visualization tip about the railroad tracks. I'll have to try it for awhile and see how consistent I am with it.

I do find it thought provoking how some...
Forum: Freestyle 06-14-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 4,362
Posted By seungew
Thanks armagh - that's good advice, I never...

Thanks armagh - that's good advice, I never thought of it that way actually in those terms, but yeah, that would help. The only thing is the pool I go in usually means sharing the lane with at least...
Forum: Freestyle 06-14-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 4,362
Posted By seungew
Thanks Borate : ) I find I swim best or at least...

Thanks Borate : )

I find I swim best or at least most comfortable when I have a visual tool. And lately they seem to change for me from time to time.

I'm a big advocate of visualization, which I...
Forum: Freestyle 06-13-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 4,362
Posted By seungew
Criss-Cross: any advice h20 pals :)

Greetings my swimming pals :)

Its been awhile since i've visited the TI forum but have since always tried to keep the TI principles in mind when I swim. But like most people who take video of...
Forum: Freestyle 12-10-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 8,243
Posted By seungew
... changing gears

Howdy TI'ers,

I just got the TI book (Revised & Updated v)... and I just finished Chapter 4 but I remember reading something Terry said that may help here about how to keep the same pace and have...
Forum: Freestyle 11-15-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 12,609
Posted By seungew
... love my dryland bands :)

Thanks Janos & andrea for your comments :)

Yeah -- I'm definitely convinced too that the Vasa Trainer's weakness is the lack of a tubby Chocolate Lab to anchour you :P

I quite agree that that...
Forum: Freestyle 11-15-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 12,609
Posted By seungew
...my simulated dryland catch

... hey ti pals,

my first video upload (braving the camera ..:P )

here i am lying on the living room coffee table practicing my dry land catch. Does this look right? Any feedback would be...
Forum: Freestyle 11-12-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 12,609
Posted By seungew
... hey janos, I've often had that wide ladder...

... hey janos, I've often had that wide ladder feeling as well when doing the catch. That is a GREAT way to articulate it. Relating back to my earlier posts I find myself attempting to memic these...
Forum: Freestyle 11-12-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 12,609
Posted By seungew
.... anchoring during pull/catch

Hey fellow TI'ers -- do you think it helps to think of your arm as an "anchor" when doing the pull/catch phase of one's stroke so that when you're swimming you can be more conscious of utilizing the...
Forum: Freestyle 11-04-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 12,609
Posted By seungew
thanks Janos for that thoughful response. I...

thanks Janos for that thoughful response.

I frequently imitate a EVF in the mirror as well as using the railing inside my company's elevator. This is kind of a nerdy thing that my wife can account...
Forum: Freestyle 11-04-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 12,609
Posted By seungew
The TI aspects of Balance. Streamline. Effortless...

The TI aspects of Balance. Streamline. Effortless Propulsion, make a lot of sense and you are very right about the EVF that is difficult to achieve as it does take flexibility to do...
Forum: Freestyle 11-04-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 12,609
Posted By seungew
Thanks Naj for that video link of Terry. Its...

Thanks Naj for that video link of Terry. Its always so inspiring watching him and Shinji swim such an effortless stroke.

The reason I'm asking about High Elbow during the underwater pull/catch phase...
Forum: Freestyle 11-03-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 12,609
Posted By seungew
Underwater Pull or Catch ...

How important is "Early Vertical Arm" or "High Elbow" during the underwater pull in TI?
Forum: Freestyle 10-29-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 5,762
Posted By seungew
... hey fellow TI'ers - good points. I like the...

... hey fellow TI'ers - good points. I like the animation just to get the basics across. Though, I like the idea of Shinji or Terry donning a motion capture outfit and just plug'in in their motions...
Forum: Freestyle 10-28-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 5,762
Posted By seungew
As far as rolling is concerned - I know when I...

As far as rolling is concerned - I know when I roll my shoulders forward during the recovery phase with a high elbow I can definitely feel my body feeling longer and getting more of a glide out of...
Forum: Freestyle 10-19-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,934
Posted By seungew
.. since i've taken up TI swimming from my...

.. since i've taken up TI swimming from my experience swimming in a masters club, the principles of getting faster seem to be the same - in that one has to drill to point of becoming more...
Forum: Freestyle 10-15-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 12,222
Posted By seungew
Hey Terry Thanks for taking the time to comment...

Hey Terry

Thanks for taking the time to comment on my head position problem.

My handle "seungew", yes, is an asian name and I am Chinese Canadian, living in Calgary, Alberta Canada. It must be nice...
Forum: Freestyle 10-14-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 12,222
Posted By seungew
head down slower ??

... well I tried to swim my regular 1500m workout with my nose facing the pool floor but I found I was a couple minutes slower on my over all time and over half the time it didn't feel as effortless...
Forum: Freestyle 10-13-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 7,405
Posted By seungew
Another thing I read about that helps with...

Another thing I read about that helps with breathing that I found made a difference in my swimming lately is something called " Abdominal Breathing",
much like a deep breath.

I find when I rotate...
Forum: Freestyle 10-07-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 12,222
Posted By seungew
Does anyone know how much difference head...

Does anyone know how much difference head position can make on one's SPL in 25m pool?

I use to swim with my eyes forward and achieved roughly 25 strokes per length, but after trying my head...
Forum: Freestyle 09-30-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 2,245
Posted By seungew
improving my 1500

Hello TI pals --

I am looking for some tips on improving my 1500 if possible. I usually swim twice a day: once in the morning and once at lunch. I find I can't wait to get back in the pool after...
Forum: Freestyle 09-29-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 5,777
Posted By seungew
I've been reading alot that for balance and a...

I've been reading alot that for balance and a proper aeorodynamic shape of your body to occur ... one needs to keep one arm out in front to break the water molecules and create a hole for the body to...
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