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Forum: Freestyle 09-14-2018
Replies: 105
Views: 43,967
Posted By Zenturtle
Sclim, from 3 min 50...Talking asbout older...

Sclim, from 3 min 50...Talking asbout older swimmers with less flex in the shoulders-
Thats what I mean by keeping the arms a bit in the meathook shape for most of the...
Forum: Freestyle 09-13-2018
Replies: 105
Views: 43,967
Posted By Zenturtle
Yep. but also the lats. Arms sort of feel static...

Yep. but also the lats. Arms sort of feel static during the pull. swimming with simple straight/hooked arms is good enough.
See thread from ramTI, Uchimura basic style
Forum: Freestyle 09-09-2018
Replies: 105
Views: 43,967
Posted By Zenturtle
my main focal point on every swim is Natalie...

my main focal point on every swim is Natalie Coughlins

Plant your arm and swing your body around it.

You can focus on the planting part, or on the swinging around part (the TI focus)
Important to...
Forum: Freestyle 09-06-2018
Replies: 105
Views: 43,967
Posted By Zenturtle
Wow, that are a lot of questions to...

Wow, that are a lot of questions to answer.
Basically I have used the TI forum as a diary to describe the focal points I have stumbled upon, and the focal points i am interested in and trying out at...
Forum: Freestyle 09-02-2018
Replies: 105
Views: 43,967
Posted By Zenturtle
Personally, I believe you can get closer to Sun...

Personally, I believe you can get closer to Sun yangs action by improving the flexibility of the whole shoulder complex surrounding the simple shoulder ball and socket joint.
When this flexibility...
Forum: Freestyle 09-02-2018
Replies: 105
Views: 43,967
Posted By Zenturtle
Concerning how to get the forward arm down...

Concerning how to get the forward arm down earlier, like Terry does, I have been doing some experiments in the water and in front of a mirror. The main problem is that we are not anatomically set up...
Forum: Freestyle 08-27-2018
Replies: 105
Views: 43,967
Posted By Zenturtle
Thanks for the KPN video. Like all coaches with...

Thanks for the KPN video.
Like all coaches with a personal swimming background, they want to teach what has worked for them.
Paul Newsome has his favorite stroke, KPN has her favorite stroke, Terry...
Forum: Freestyle 08-25-2018
Replies: 105
Views: 43,967
Posted By Zenturtle
I am just focusing on letting the shoulders...

I am just focusing on letting the shoulders rotate enough before I go into a catch

do you mean you go to a lower shoulder angle (more flat) before going to catch? Thats what I was describing as...
Forum: Freestyle 08-25-2018
Replies: 105
Views: 43,967
Posted By Zenturtle
yeah, show me that footage... Marc Evans isnt so...

yeah, show me that footage...

Marc Evans isnt so popular anymore,(talks too much haha), but he has some good stuff.
Forum: Freestyle 08-25-2018
Replies: 105
Views: 43,967
Posted By Zenturtle
HMM. And if you dont have a strong anchor at the...

HMM. And if you dont have a strong anchor at the front (like most, not being Karlyn Pipes etc), and no backend, what do you have left?
Forum: Freestyle 08-25-2018
Replies: 105
Views: 43,967
Posted By Zenturtle
Danny, I have said this before, Terry is the...

Danny,
I have said this before, Terry is the most non TI like TI swimmerI can find in all the youtube TI footage on internet.
When looking at that pace footage he could almost sell SS stuff.
At...
Forum: Freestyle 08-25-2018
Replies: 105
Views: 43,967
Posted By Zenturtle
https://s8.postimg.cc/ljhcjw4r9/endpush.jpg...

https://s8.postimg.cc/ljhcjw4r9/endpush.jpg (https://postimages.org/)free image hosting (https://postimages.org/nl/)

His hand is still vertical (hmm about 30 degrees tilted already) and pushing at...
Forum: Freestyle 08-25-2018
Replies: 105
Views: 43,967
Posted By Zenturtle
what do you think of this backend of the stroke...

what do you think of this backend of the stroke mush?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hm755AF1w7o
Forum: Freestyle 08-24-2018
Replies: 105
Views: 43,967
Posted By Zenturtle
Watched this clip another dozen times to really...

Watched this clip another dozen times to really understand what he is doing, and its very simple in the end.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_m3ah7VNiUw

Its just what Stuart and other Ti coaches...
Forum: Freestyle 08-09-2018
Replies: 105
Views: 43,967
Posted By Zenturtle
yeah, you could be on to something, HIgher...

yeah, you could be on to something,
HIgher strokerates makes you come in another territory. I dont know exactly.
Mostly swim with a pretty low strokerate.
pace 1.20- 1.30min /100m, 14-17 strokes/ 25...
Forum: Freestyle 08-04-2018
Replies: 105
Views: 43,967
Posted By Zenturtle
nc 4 https://s8.postimg.cc/4lwe0la85/nc_4.jpg...

nc 4
https://s8.postimg.cc/4lwe0la85/nc_4.jpg (https://postimages.org/)

nc 5
https://s8.postimg.cc/6qgr1ljjp/nc_5.jpg (https://postimages.org/)

and here in real...
Forum: Freestyle 08-04-2018
Replies: 105
Views: 43,967
Posted By Zenturtle
So how does weight on catch looks like in an...

So how does weight on catch looks like in an avarage timed stroke, that is a stroke thats still front quadrant, but barely.
Here is an experienced swimmer, against a beginner with a catchup...
Forum: Freestyle 08-04-2018
Replies: 105
Views: 43,967
Posted By Zenturtle
Yeah, I think he could be if he was more precise...

Yeah, I think he could be if he was more precise and mentally/physically active/ ontime.
His recovery and easy balance line looks like Shinji. A bit the same physical makeup I guess. Shinjis brother...
Forum: Freestyle 08-03-2018
Replies: 105
Views: 43,967
Posted By Zenturtle
What i find interesting is the typical dropped...

What i find interesting is the typical dropped elbow and the broken wrist you see a lot, but not always with the almost catchup timing.

Here a TI swimmer who loads the low side just like in a more...
Forum: Freestyle 08-03-2018
Replies: 105
Views: 43,967
Posted By Zenturtle
Maybe the evolution of the freestylestroke has...

Maybe the evolution of the freestylestroke has finished. Everybody is taught a certain style and is swimming that way.

Even Oceanwalker who sort of claims to have come up with his own style, is...
Forum: Freestyle 08-01-2018
Replies: 105
Views: 43,967
Posted By Zenturtle
so you try to have this kind of...

so you try to have this kind of exit?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFsgNSDYzks
Forum: Freestyle 08-01-2018
Replies: 105
Views: 43,967
Posted By Zenturtle
havent seen this one. like this guy. Have seen...

havent seen this one. like this guy. Have seen other good descriptions from him.
Agree with his descriptions.

Going wider makes it easier to catch properly I agree. Dont want to go to wide though....
Forum: Freestyle 08-01-2018
Replies: 105
Views: 43,967
Posted By Zenturtle
I dont know how you swim. I dont know how well...

I dont know how you swim. I dont know how well you are physically able to make a high elbow at the front of your stroke , your shoulder flexibility and your risk for shoulder injuries.
This...
Forum: Freestyle 08-01-2018
Replies: 105
Views: 43,967
Posted By Zenturtle
this is how the sinking swimmer looks...

this is how the sinking swimmer looks underwater.

weight above low arm
https://s8.postimg.cc/jr23lmrz9/load_stretch_ti_1.jpg (https://postimages.org/)picture hosting...
Forum: Freestyle 07-30-2018
Replies: 105
Views: 43,967
Posted By Zenturtle
mushroomfloat will find thsi interesting I...

mushroomfloat will find thsi interesting I guess



If I had to pick one word to describe my stroke -- if I had to name one ingredient that pulls everything together -- it would be: connection.

When...
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