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Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 07-30-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 10,261
Posted By solothesailor
I've just devoted one swim session to explore...

I've just devoted one swim session to explore what I call real-life swim-style options, partly because of a shoulder soreness and also because of my deep interest in being able to still swim,...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 07-22-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 4,947
Posted By solothesailor
I had the same issue until fixed this way: 1)...

I had the same issue until fixed this way:
1) Recognise that it's a habit to break, like a reflex. Can't easily fix the reflex, better to remove the feeling (eg of panic) that caused the reflex.
2)...
Forum: Freestyle 07-18-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 10,013
Posted By solothesailor
Firstly, salt water (also river/lake water) is...

Firstly, salt water (also river/lake water) is denser than pool water so you float more. Take it to the extreme, you'd float on sand ie can't sink; and the other extreme you'd sink in air ie can't...
Forum: Freestyle 07-17-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 17,431
Posted By solothesailor
This should be a good read also (I think it's a...

This should be a good read also (I think it's a general body of knowledge not necessarily specific to TI):
Hip Rotation in Freestyle...
Forum: Freestyle 07-17-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 3,076
Posted By solothesailor
Thank you CoachSuzanne. Your postings have helped...

Thank you CoachSuzanne. Your postings have helped me a lot before and I am a grateful fan. Am real glad you turned back. I am currently reading an excellent book for the 2nd time (ie cover to cover...
Forum: Freestyle 07-17-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 6,247
Posted By solothesailor
I recently solved this problem. If you roll to...

I recently solved this problem. If you roll to breathe from a skate, you may (some people do some people don't) need to do what you can see Terry did early on in the Easy Freestyle video, ie take it...
Forum: Freestyle 07-16-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 10,013
Posted By solothesailor
Maybe it's that ... in the link. The full address...

Maybe it's that ... in the link. The full address is
http://www.usaswimming.org/ViewMiscArticle.aspx?TabId=1645&Alias=Rainbow&Lang=en&mid=702&ItemId=700
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 07-16-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 6,044
Posted By solothesailor
Thanks for sharing the solution. I discovered the...

Thanks for sharing the solution. I discovered the same thing but approached the solution slightly differently. I figured that my reflex was to 'sit up to breathe' so I was doing the flexing of the...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 07-07-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 32,339
Posted By solothesailor
Thanks. Very interesting. Here's some...

Thanks. Very interesting. Here's some illustrative video clips and voice-over of the historical developments:
http://aso.gov.au/titles/documentaries/australian-crawl/clip1/
Forum: Freestyle 06-22-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 2,994
Posted By solothesailor
I went through the same question and after some...

I went through the same question and after some research settled on 'Easy Freestyle' DVD instead of 'Perpetual Motion Freestyle' which HQ said was the most up to date; this was because in 'Easy...
Forum: Freestyle 06-14-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 2,279
Posted By solothesailor
Swim in Jelly reduced stroke counts

Having overcome some breathlessness challenges (posted previously in case it might help someone: in the ‘Breathing Breakthrough, an example how’ thread of the O2 in H2O Forum) I decided to leave the...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 06-09-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 5,844
Posted By solothesailor
Breakthrough in Breathing, example of how

Not many weeks ago I could hardly swim freestyle for 15 metres. After taking some lessons locally (no TI coaches) I could bust my gut for 25 metres. Then having watched John Konrads’ Swim easy DVD...
Forum: Breaststroke 06-07-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 19,977
Posted By solothesailor
Watching the video clip as referred to by terry...

Watching the video clip as referred to by terry in another thread on Breaststroke breathing:


there was a brief information bubble stating that dolphin kicks have now been allowed since/after the...
Forum: Freestyle 06-03-2011
Replies: 190
Views: 94,561
Posted By solothesailor
Quote: Originally Posted by RobM77 The natural...

Quote:
Originally Posted by RobM77
The natural conclusion is that it's either a) inately physiological, b) a specific swimming fitness ...., or c) ... breathing technique,...

It sure has been a...
Forum: Freestyle 06-02-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 11,591
Posted By solothesailor
Hi, I'm improving in leaps and bounds over 10...

Hi, I'm improving in leaps and bounds over 10 weeks since learning the TI methods as well as taking lessons albeit from a non-TI coach. I would like to offer answers more from life experience rather...
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