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Forum: Freestyle 09-11-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 5,121
Posted By rajsenthil
bring back some memories

It is almost 4 years since I started swimming and the journey of learning is continuing even today. Every time I get out of the pool there was something newly discovered and working on mastering it...
Forum: Freestyle 01-04-2012
Replies: 102
Views: 56,803
Posted By rajsenthil
TI is much better

As in the process of learning and understanding TI, I too browsed through different methods including SS and read their articles also. I personally feel TI method is much better and taught in a more...
Forum: Swimming In Triathlon 11-17-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 4,401
Posted By rajsenthil
Thanks Tom. I too think that TI and Chirunning...

Thanks Tom. I too think that TI and Chirunning complement each other.

Thank You
Forum: Swimming In Triathlon 11-16-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 4,401
Posted By rajsenthil
Can TI technique also be applied to Running and Bike Ride?

With 3 years of TI practice, feel that now I became a better swimmer. It is not a nightmare anymore but a joy to swim for a mile. Thanks to Terry.

There are many techniques which TI teaches (to...
Forum: Freestyle 09-13-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 5,955
Posted By rajsenthil
Let the body rotation retracts the lead hand

This is what I found out from my practice. The lead hand has to be retracted back (and NOT pulled back) by the body rotation. If this happens, the firm grip would naturally happen.
Forum: Freestyle 09-08-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 4,490
Posted By rajsenthil
Though it is frustrating with less or no...

Though it is frustrating with less or no propulsion, it is not required to move while doing skating drill. The skating drill is a static one and it is for balance. The focus for skating is keep the...
Forum: Freestyle 08-19-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,975
Posted By rajsenthil
I am sure it will improve your swimming. Just be...

I am sure it will improve your swimming. Just be patient and follow the chapters. Also get familiar with the name of the drills, it would be easy for you to understand the discussion in this forum or...
Forum: Freestyle 08-17-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,975
Posted By rajsenthil
Hi

Hi Rajan, welcome to TI. Are you following any books or dvd for the drills? If you dont have a DVD then I would strongly suggest to buy one. It would be helpful if you know the name of the drill that...
Forum: Freestyle 06-12-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 2,561
Posted By rajsenthil
Amy, congrats on your achievements. What a...

Amy, congrats on your achievements. What a coincidence that you mention about Half_moon pose as I do the same and try remember the feel in the pool.
The stretch in the pose helps me in recovery....
Forum: Freestyle 06-08-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 2,709
Posted By rajsenthil
Missing something?

I might be missing something but the attached snapshot shows the CG version with Shinji on the side. I agree that CG is not accurate with Shinji but it is close and precisely shows the details. It...
Forum: Freestyle 06-07-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 2,709
Posted By rajsenthil
Head and Spine alignment

Recently I focussed and maintained the head and spine alignment. Just maintaining this alignment during catch, recovery, spear and I experienced the effortless swim. Usually I take 16-17 strokes for...
Forum: Freestyle 05-16-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 8,538
Posted By rajsenthil
She got a very good smooth stroke. It is good to...

She got a very good smooth stroke. It is good to see her stroke with tips about it.
Forum: Freestyle 05-11-2011
Replies: 190
Views: 80,180
Posted By rajsenthil
Pulling==>Holding Breath==>Chest Muscles Tightness

The pull while swimming leads to out of breath. Pulling and Holding the breath would go hand in hand. When the pull happens then holding the breath automatically creeps in. You can feel this by the...
Forum: Freestyle 05-10-2011
Replies: 190
Views: 80,180
Posted By rajsenthil
Another thread about breathing

There is another thread about breathing (http://www.totalimmersion.net/forum/showthread.php?t=669) that might be helpful.
Forum: Freestyle 05-03-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 3,013
Posted By rajsenthil
Exactly

Exactly I use the roller skating to practice the smoother weight shift with as little effort as possible. No pushing with the legs to move forward but use the recovery side to fall on its own weight....
Forum: Freestyle 05-02-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 3,013
Posted By rajsenthil
Most of my drilling is outside the pool

I go to pool 3 or 4 times a week and rest of the day I do "practice" TI on a dry land everyday. Yoga is the one that I use it to correct my strokes. I use yoga to identify the wrong muscles that are...
Forum: Freestyle 04-27-2011
Replies: 190
Views: 80,180
Posted By rajsenthil
Losing breath

From my experience, the breathing rhythm could be broken due to lack of balance or pulling.
The lack of balance would lead to many problems and one of them is breathing issue.
The pulling or oomph...
Forum: Freestyle 02-11-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 6,847
Posted By rajsenthil
I am not an expert but do basic yoga regularly....

I am not an expert but do basic yoga regularly. There are many types of yoga like Hatha, Ashtanga, Kandalini,...and I like Iyengar yoga. The reason is he does allow using props, do focus on forms and...
Forum: Freestyle 11-12-2010
Replies: 43
Views: 12,777
Posted By rajsenthil
"super" superman glide

Shinji, in your "super" superman glide, @2:16 you raise your head for 1 or 2 sec but the hip and leg stays horizontal all that time. Could you please explain how you do that?
Thanks for your videos,...
Forum: Freestyle 11-11-2010
Replies: 43
Views: 12,777
Posted By rajsenthil
Great Balance

He got great balance and control. It is just amazing to see the the continuous forward movement at this slow tempo even at the end of the stroke cycle.
Forum: Freestyle 11-02-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 17,350
Posted By rajsenthil
Great Article

Thanks for the great article Naj and Coach Suzanne to post the link.
Forum: Freestyle 10-20-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 19,112
Posted By rajsenthil
Sync kick/flick with beep

dshen, in one of the post Terry mentioned that he sync the kick/flick with the beep. I tried this and worked for me and could do 1.3 maintaining the spl. Before that I got struck in 1.5 for long time.
Forum: Freestyle 10-18-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,791
Posted By rajsenthil
Catch initiated with hip drive

The catch happens with the hip drive. When the left arm is in extended position and the right hand is speared with the right hip, the left hip retracts( I do not want to use the word PULL :) ) the...
Forum: Freestyle 09-24-2010
Replies: 170
Views: 63,194
Posted By rajsenthil
I totally agree to that. The reason I am almost...

I totally agree to that. The reason I am almost addicted to swimming is due to TI thought process. It is just a plain pleasure to get immersed in the water and think & compare about left and the...
Forum: Freestyle 09-22-2010
Replies: 170
Views: 63,194
Posted By rajsenthil
Agree with Lawrence

It is a very interesting thread with lot of thoughts. IMHO, I am not good enough to comment on elite swimmers but I agree with Lawrence about symmetrical stroke on freestyle. I have this problem and...
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