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Forum: Freestyle 05-28-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 7,251
Posted By bret.moffett
You seem to have the same problem I have with my...

You seem to have the same problem I have with my kick. It appears you are kicking with your left leg when you are spearing with your left hand and vice versa. It should be the opposite (right...
Forum: Freestyle 05-27-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 4,428
Posted By bret.moffett
I suggest a more patient lead hand. Although it...

I suggest a more patient lead hand. Although it may just be the foreshortening of the head-on camera angle, it looks to me like your recovery hand is almost back at your waist before your spearing...
Forum: Freestyle 05-20-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 3,528
Posted By bret.moffett
I think you need a little propulsion to work on...

I think you need a little propulsion to work on the balance drills, at least I did. When I started TI, my kicking, like yours, actually took me backwards! I later learned this was because I was...
Forum: Freestyle 05-19-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 2,471
Posted By bret.moffett
I have difficultly with my left leg and foot,...

I have difficultly with my left leg and foot, too. A couple of dryland things I have done (am doing) to improve my coordination are hacky sack and kenpo karate. Yeah, I know that sounds goofy. But...
Forum: Freestyle 05-17-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 11,956
Posted By bret.moffett
For what it's worth, I watched a guy swimming at...

For what it's worth, I watched a guy swimming at the pool last weekend. A very decent swimmer from what I could tell (at least I wish I was as good as he). He was swimming in his wetsuit and was...
Forum: Swimming In Triathlon 05-14-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 18,590
Posted By bret.moffett
I use the Aqua Sphere Seal XPs...

I use the Aqua Sphere Seal XPs (http://www.aquasphereswim.com/us/index.php/products/eye-protection/adults). You can get them in clear for the indoor pool or smoke for the sunny outdoors. You might...
Forum: Freestyle 05-13-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 2,589
Posted By bret.moffett
Re: Yep

Great metaphor. I will visualize next time I get back in the pool. Thanks for your help.
Forum: Freestyle 05-13-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 2,589
Posted By bret.moffett
Two Beat Kick Breakthrough (I Think)

I've been studying the TI swimming videos and I noticed on the two beat kick that the left leg kicks when the right hand spears and vice versa. I began to think that I was doing it backwards (i.e....
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 05-08-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 19,021
Posted By bret.moffett
I did the math on this bilaterial breathing once....

I did the math on this bilaterial breathing once. The way I figure it, if you are stroking once per second and you are bilateral breathing then you are getting air once every three seconds (i.e.,...
Forum: Swimming In Triathlon 05-06-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 5,956
Posted By bret.moffett
Combat Swim?

Ever since I first saw the Navy SEALs combat swimming technique (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4lUHudMN1TU) I've wondered if anyone has ever employed it during a triathlon. I've personally never...
Forum: Freestyle 05-06-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 3,921
Posted By bret.moffett
Re: Torpedo Like Shape

Rajan, a strong core is undoubtedly helpful, I think, but I would focus more on the technique. When I started TI I had a terrible problem with my left side (the "vanilla" side as Terry calls it). ...
Forum: Freestyle 05-06-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,950
Posted By bret.moffett
Re: Stroke Rate

Westy, thanks for the information. I was glad to learn that my current drilling tempo is not unusual. In addition, I was glad to learn there is a way to increase it for swimming. You mentioned...
Forum: Freestyle 05-06-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,950
Posted By bret.moffett
Swimming Golf

I was just reading about swimming golf in Total Immersion. Terry writes "a reasonably good swimmer can usually swim the two lengths of a 50-yard repeat in 40 strokes and 40 seconds." I do it in 36...
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