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Forum: Freestyle 11-17-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 4,751
Posted By meridien96
I want to share my experience after 4 more...

I want to share my experience after 4 more training sessions this week. Maybe it is helpful for others, too:

1) When I really pay attention, I can really feel the drap which my high arm spearing...
Forum: Freestyle 11-14-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 4,751
Posted By meridien96
@Craig: After watching it a few times, I now...

@Craig: After watching it a few times, I now totally agree. Arms should spear lower and be parallel to the water surface, now they are slightly upwards, increasing drag. In addition breathing side is...
Forum: Freestyle 11-13-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 4,751
Posted By meridien96
@Charles: sorry, I had 'an' idea. it turned out...

@Charles: sorry, I had 'an' idea. it turned out that I forgot it yesterday as soon I got in the pool.

Your pace question:
- right in the moment I can do a 46:20 min on 3000m (25m pool) this is a...
Forum: Freestyle 11-12-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 4,751
Posted By meridien96
@Mike: Thanks. The 'busy legs' I do intentionally...

@Mike:
Thanks. The 'busy legs' I do intentionally to get some 'basic speed', which then allows my pull to get a better grip.

@Charles:
Yes, I had a ellbow injury, but from a bicycle accident on some...
Forum: Freestyle 11-11-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 4,751
Posted By meridien96
MyFreestyleV18 - is this 'hip drive' finally??

Hi,

First video after 6 month of break due to motivational deficits and injury:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkenwDvswjA

3000m test time has dropped from 43 min to 46 min (25m pool). Footage is...
Forum: Links and References 08-02-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 5,417
Posted By meridien96
@CoachDave: I was just about to post the same...

@CoachDave: I was just about to post the same regarding the 4BK until I read your post. Though his stroke looks very TI-ish, I've never seen him doing a 2BK.
Forum: Freestyle 04-16-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 5,630
Posted By meridien96
@rcrawford2@verizon.net Thanks, I agress there...

@rcrawford2@verizon.net
Thanks, I agress there should be more potential. I don't see what you are saying yet, I will have to ask my wife to explain/show me. Normally it takes some days/weeks to...
Forum: Freestyle 04-14-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 5,630
Posted By meridien96
@andyinnorway: Thanks! This was actual in our...

@andyinnorway:
Thanks! This was actual in our city's new pool, unfortunately the light was very dim. Will look better in summer, if I meet that diver again (hopefully...). Og er du fra Tr°ndelag?...
Forum: Freestyle 04-13-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 5,630
Posted By meridien96
@jriley: Thanks. On my youtube site there is the...

@jriley:
Thanks. On my youtube site there is the whole history of me learning from the beginning, starting with TI. I see clear improvement to V16 (which was not good I admit), and even to V15 and...
Forum: Freestyle 04-12-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 5,630
Posted By meridien96
new video (V17)

For those who are interested and/or those who like to comment. Latest video of myself (V17), done yesterday:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2dOa-CYzGU

IMHO looks the best for me so far:
- smooth...
Forum: Freestyle 01-25-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 3,615
Posted By meridien96
@Richardsk: Sorry if my latest answer was too...

@Richardsk:
Sorry if my latest answer was too extensive...

Did a deeper analysis Hackett's kick based on footage below, if you are still interested (I...
Forum: Freestyle 08-05-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 3,176
Posted By meridien96
1500m World Record Video

Hi!

I cut together a video which I think some people on this forum probably might like:
http://www.youtube.com/profile?v=XvM3JYC--hM

Swim was done with an amazing SPL of 27 on 50m!

Happy spearing!...
Forum: Freestyle 05-30-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 3,615
Posted By meridien96
@Janos, Though I waited long for this cold day...

@Janos,
Though I waited long for this cold day nobody wants in, but right, I can't complain. 6 month ago I almost was not able to do 25m kicking. I incorporated a set into my weekly training, in the...
Forum: Freestyle 05-29-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 3,615
Posted By meridien96
Latest Freestyle Video (V14)

Hi!

My new video, next attempt to do a step in direction 'perfect stroke':
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dof6CrG1GH8

Any comments/critics/analysis welcome! :-)

@Richardsk:
- I think it is...
Forum: Freestyle 04-07-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 5,654
Posted By meridien96
Just to let you know: I have been in the Pool...

Just to let you know:
I have been in the Pool yesterday and nuked my old 3000m personal best with incredible 1:30min. SPL 16 on 25m all the way through.

What I changed was the following:
- watched...
Forum: Freestyle 04-05-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 5,654
Posted By meridien96
@AWP: The 6BK I try to do since ~4 month, before...

@AWP:
The 6BK I try to do since ~4 month, before I did 2BK, still before I didn't do a real kick at all. I'm on a long way and just started to pick up speed in improvment, regarding to my legs.

No...
Forum: Freestyle 04-04-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 5,654
Posted By meridien96
@andreasl33: My goals are: - swimming 1500m as...

@andreasl33:
My goals are:
- swimming 1500m as fast as possible (that is why I started using 6BK)
- swimming 'really' long distances as economically (and as fast) as possible
What you say about...
Forum: Freestyle 04-04-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 5,654
Posted By meridien96
Hi, first of all thanks for the...

Hi,

first of all thanks for the replies!

@AWP:
- You are right, I noticed the slight uphill angle, too. Though this was much worse in some of my previous videos. Sometimes I can focus better on...
Forum: Freestyle 04-03-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 5,654
Posted By meridien96
Yesterday's stroke video (V13)

Hi !

After a while and a few month of hard work in the pool, I'm back with a next video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izFOdFXZKf0 (not clear to my why it is so jittery).

I think in comparison to...
Forum: Freestyle 11-10-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 8,183
Posted By meridien96
Hi CoachSuzanne ! Was swimming yesterday, though...

Hi CoachSuzanne !

Was swimming yesterday, though only short. Still have pain in my back (what could have caused the communication trouble yesterday, on which I still hope you accept my apologizes)....
Forum: Freestyle 11-09-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 8,183
Posted By meridien96
Hi, I feel sorry for my post, and want to...

Hi,

I feel sorry for my post, and want to apologize for it:
- accepting the hips & feet beeing too low is of course bulls***.
- seems I felt a certain disappointment, because I was so unpatient,...
Forum: Freestyle 11-09-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 8,183
Posted By meridien96
Hello ! Thanks for all the feedback, I...

Hello !

Thanks for all the feedback, I appreciate ! No offense, but I'd like to discuss on some things...

I admit following issues:
- wrist bend when I start stroke
- stroke start too...
Forum: Freestyle 11-07-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 8,183
Posted By meridien96
Latest stroke video (V10)

Hi TI community !

After a few month, again, the latest video on my stroke:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsDcBDCTm6g

Also I state, that my 13 month TI learning process finally turned into some...
Forum: Freestyle 07-29-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 8,720
Posted By meridien96
Thanks for the feedback, I think I'm far enough...

Thanks for the feedback, I think I'm far enough to master 'the rest' without the help of the group now. I know there's always something to improve, but the personal perception of my efficiency feels...
Forum: Freestyle 07-24-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 8,720
Posted By meridien96
Next update on my...

Next update on my stroke:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zUCRrKlBdc

Last few weeks I focussed on:
- try to not let the ellbow drop
- try to come into a vertical arm position as early and far away...
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