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Forum: Freestyle 04-29-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 7,263
Posted By CharlesCouturier
What I mention as undeniable is that...

What I mention as undeniable is that this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfJ-slsH93s

Or the body rotation portion of this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHSYQ6BaM2A

Takes some energy. Mostly...
Forum: Freestyle 04-28-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 7,263
Posted By CharlesCouturier
Again, read post #1. That one holds the main msg...

Again, read post #1. That one holds the main msg of this topic. It's kindergarden simple. The rest I'm just answering questions, providing clarifications, etc... Read post 1.

*edit* I just finish...
Forum: Freestyle 04-28-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 7,263
Posted By CharlesCouturier
Thanks Richard, great article indeed. Here's...

Thanks Richard, great article indeed.
Here's another interesting take at the same case, though I have to insist, the purpose of this thread wasn't to address the concepts discussed and studied in...
Forum: Freestyle 04-28-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 7,263
Posted By CharlesCouturier
I answered your post above. Now, tell me. What...

I answered your post above.

Now, tell me. What do you see? Forget about Terry's analysis on swim efficiency, I don't think it pertains to loping style displayed by Phelps here.

So in all honesty....
Forum: Freestyle 04-28-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 7,263
Posted By CharlesCouturier
Sorry, I'm a french speaking person. Energy...

Sorry, I'm a french speaking person.

Energy thrown in, defined either as I donno, vo2. How is this power, well that's at least metabolical power (note 1). That's undeniable right? Is it? Nahhh it's...
Forum: Freestyle 04-27-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 7,263
Posted By CharlesCouturier
I realize I never actually took time to get to...

I realize I never actually took time to get to know you and ask about your field of expertise... I'd be interested to hear about it.

I know nothing about nothing. I need help. I'm like an...
Forum: Freestyle 04-26-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 7,263
Posted By CharlesCouturier
Ahhhh gees. Why? I'll tell you why. HVP...

Ahhhh gees.

Why? I'll tell you why. HVP (initials) is a 25yo guy who dreams of racing elite.

He started swimming not long ago. Still struggling holding 1:30 over 1500, but he needs 1:20 (therefore...
Forum: Freestyle 04-26-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 7,263
Posted By CharlesCouturier
So simple still. And it's important, to have any...

So simple still. And it's important, to have any relevance in this sort of discussion to be very careful with these details.

Body rotation alone can not generate propulsion, that's obvious.

It can...
Forum: Freestyle 04-26-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 7,263
Posted By CharlesCouturier
I do, as I'm the one receiving the impossible...

I do, as I'm the one receiving the impossible missions.

Voilā, you're getting there ;-)

This particular addendum, that remark, is the only one in line with my original post. The heart so to...
Forum: Freestyle 04-18-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 7,263
Posted By CharlesCouturier
Agreed Sue, and I go as far as believing that...

Agreed Sue, and I go as far as believing that this mantra can have a visible impact on one's stroke.

I just wanted to isolate the idea that the hand automatically travels backward as a result of BR.
Forum: Freestyle 04-18-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 7,263
Posted By CharlesCouturier
Yep, that's correct. Hand points toward the wall....

Yep, that's correct. Hand points toward the wall. Rotating *toward* the wall allows you to *reach* the wall, ie touching it with your finger tip. Performing the reverse takes the hand away from the...
Forum: Freestyle 04-18-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 7,263
Posted By CharlesCouturier
Body Rotation - Does it generate power in itself?

Question was recently asked to me on some other forum. People are often lost between various schools of thoughts. How can it be otherwise:

- Hip drive rotation
- Serape effect
- Use of gravity
- We...
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