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Forum: Freestyle 07-23-2012
Replies: 51
Views: 12,993
Posted By Golden Rectangle
don't doubt yourself

You are absolutely right about the pull. I don't need pictures of Shinji to see it. I can see it in Michael Phelps, Ian Thorpe, Sheila Tamorina, all the way back to Johnny Wiesmuller, by extending...
Forum: Freestyle 07-07-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 11,502
Posted By Golden Rectangle
power breathe

I just bought one a couple of weeks ago. I had read Ms McConnell's book and was intrigued to try it. I have only been using it for a couple of weeks, mostly in the car, but I already feel a...
Forum: Freestyle 04-10-2012
Replies: 84
Views: 64,450
Posted By Golden Rectangle
Great Info from everyone

I wanted to be able to back through some of these more detailed descriptions at my leisure, so I copy/paste into a blank word doc. I now have a new 8 page TI workbook to study and practice from. ...
Forum: Freestyle 04-08-2012
Replies: 84
Views: 64,450
Posted By Golden Rectangle
Thanks

Thanks so much for sharing this info. I really appreciate you taking the time to post it. Hopefully he will do another advanced workshop soon, maybe even on the East Coast.
Forum: Freestyle 04-08-2012
Replies: 84
Views: 64,450
Posted By Golden Rectangle
Please mum may I have some more?

This is fascinating information, thanks for posting it. I'll have to go spend some time in the pool to get the hang of that kick. Could you talk a little more about the skate position? Is he...
Forum: Freestyle 04-06-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 9,239
Posted By Golden Rectangle
Fear of water

http://www.swimfreedom.com/

This is a link to the website for a TI coach who I met at the Maho Bay Camp in January. In addition to being a great TI instructor, Helenita Jacobs, specializes in...
Forum: Freestyle 04-05-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 9,239
Posted By Golden Rectangle
Nodding Drill Guide

In another thread called '25 meters 12 strokes' Suzanne posted a pdf. file of a great way to practice the Nodding Drill. I think this will help you with your balance and arm drop a lot. Check it...
Forum: Freestyle 04-05-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 10,104
Posted By Golden Rectangle
Nodding Drill Guide

Thanks Suzanne, The guide is great, I'll start practicing with it tomorrow! Thanks for sharing it with us.
Forum: Freestyle 04-03-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 9,239
Posted By Golden Rectangle
I struggle too

I struggle with this too.

What I find helps is to focus on 2 things, breathing sooner in the cycle, when I am still pushing forward with the spearing arm, and breathing faster, what Terry calls...
Forum: O2 in H20: Breathing Skills 03-31-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 4,055
Posted By Golden Rectangle
Breathing Deeper

Has anyone tried any of the PowerBreathe trainers? I saw an ad online and am intrigued. Wondered if any TI swimmers have any experience. I am trying to breathe deeper when I swim. In yoga or...
Forum: Freestyle 03-04-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 6,778
Posted By Golden Rectangle
I personally don't think that the fins, or any...

I personally don't think that the fins, or any teaching aid is 'cheating.' The key is to see it as a tool, and not to depend on it as a crutch. If having the fins helps keep your momentum up in the...
Forum: Freestyle 03-02-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 7,033
Posted By Golden Rectangle
Breathing should be fun

I struggled with this for ages, and I think that most novice swimmers do.

You might try breathing a little earlier in the stroke, think of it as turning to breathe at the beginning of the stroke...
Forum: Freestyle 01-01-2012
Replies: 102
Views: 64,072
Posted By Golden Rectangle
Kazien means to keep learning

If we are really trying to practice a kazien mastery of swimming, and of life, don't we look to learn and gain insight from all sources?

Human beings learn in many different ways, and not everyone...
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