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Forum: Freestyle 01-14-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 5,510
Posted By LilBeav
I watched and rewatched your video and it looks...

I watched and rewatched your video and it looks to me like your 2bk is not really a 2bk. It looks like you are kicking your left foot on every stroke, right and left. Swim a few laps without any...
Forum: Freestyle 12-27-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,502
Posted By LilBeav
I agree with Lawrence. I might also add that it...

I agree with Lawrence. I might also add that it took me a while to trust myself to be able to breathe on my weak side. So often I have swallowed half the pool and that has lead to a tension,...
Forum: Links and References 12-27-2010
Replies: 44
Views: 13,175
Posted By LilBeav
Terry, when I read an acronym I tend to say what...

Terry, when I read an acronym I tend to say what it stands for as I read, instead of just saying the letters. Finding myself saying the f word while reading a book on swimming seems strange. I am...
Forum: Links and References 12-26-2010
Replies: 44
Views: 13,175
Posted By LilBeav
I am a little surprised at the use of acronym...

I am a little surprised at the use of acronym HTFU. Caught me by surprise.
Forum: Favorite Practices and Sets 12-15-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,572
Posted By LilBeav
It helps me to focus on my lead hand being at a...

It helps me to focus on my lead hand being at a certain place in the stroke when it beeps. Sometimes I focus on recovery hand entry into water, other times I time the beep to full extension and...
Forum: Freestyle 12-15-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 6,743
Posted By LilBeav
If you cant have floats, then cross your arms...

If you cant have floats, then cross your arms over your chest and keep trying until you can easily keep your chin out of the water. It will take some experimenting, but you will get it, eventually. ...
Forum: Freestyle 12-14-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 6,743
Posted By LilBeav
If your pool is deep enough or has a diving well,...

If your pool is deep enough or has a diving well, grab a kick board and hold it against your chest. Let your legs hang below, you will be vertical. Now gently kick and try to keep your head out of...
Forum: Breaststroke 09-23-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 9,093
Posted By LilBeav
USA Swimming Rules state: 101.2.3 Breaststroke...

USA Swimming Rules state: 101.2.3 Breaststroke Kick - After the start and each turn, a single butterfly kick, which must be followed by a breaststroke kick, is permitted during or at the completion...
Forum: Swimming In Triathlon 09-14-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 4,832
Posted By LilBeav
Find this thread....

"Chapter 6 How to Kick in Open Water (part 1 of 2)" using the forum search. Part 2 is 5 steps to 2bk. Best wishes.
Forum: Swimming In Triathlon 09-14-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 4,832
Posted By LilBeav
Search the forum for Terry's progression to learn...

Search the forum for Terry's progression to learn the 2bk. It is a series of drills that help you isolate and hone in on which foot is kicking. From my experience, the 2bk was instrumental in...
Forum: Freestyle 08-27-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,390
Posted By LilBeav
Extending with shoulder

During the last few months, I seem to have changed how I extend my lead arm. Instead of reaching with my hand, I have been pushing my hand forward with the back of my shoulder. I seem to get more...
Forum: Freestyle 06-14-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,662
Posted By LilBeav
Check out this series on flip turns...

Check out this series on flip turns http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFQpLyihI5M As for the water up nose, blow out a little air while you turn, water wont go up. Good Luck
Forum: Freestyle 05-15-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,542
Posted By LilBeav
Trigu, I dont think i really felt hip drive until...

Trigu, I dont think i really felt hip drive until i learned the 2 beat kick. Once I was able to quiet my kick and obtain balance, i felt a sensation when i would tap the foot, firing the hip and...
Forum: Swim Your Way to Health 05-13-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 2,558
Posted By LilBeav
Physical Therapy

I am looking to make a career change and I am seriously considering becoming a Physical Therapy Assistant (maybe full fledged PT). I have been swimming TI for about 1 1/2 years, 4-6 times a week and...
Forum: Freestyle 01-28-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 4,881
Posted By LilBeav
Try swimming with dead legs and pay attention to...

Try swimming with dead legs and pay attention to what your feet do when you shift weight. Your body should naturally do a 2bk.
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 11-02-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 3,820
Posted By LilBeav
In Eugene? contact me and join us. We TI at...

In Eugene? contact me and join us. We TI at Sheldon

Jim
Forum: Links and References 10-04-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 8,555
Posted By LilBeav
Difference in these Books?

The Talent Code: Greatness Isn't Born. It's Grown. Here's How.
Daniel Coyle ~ Bantam ~ ISBN: 055380684X ~ Hardcover

The Talent Code: Unlocking the Secret of Skill in Sports, Art, Music,...
Forum: Freestyle 09-26-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,970
Posted By LilBeav
I wonder if you get winded when you dont kick, at...

I wonder if you get winded when you dont kick, at all. Try a few 25's with no kick. It seems to my feeble memory that my breathing became less of an issue when I started using the 2 beat kick. ...
Forum: Freestyle 09-18-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 3,557
Posted By LilBeav
I found that scooping a whole lotta water into...

I found that scooping a whole lotta water into the glove right as i am putting them on makes it as easy as can be. Just drag the glove in the water as you are inserting your fist.
Forum: Freestyle 06-29-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 3,147
Posted By LilBeav
I try to think about being just outside my...

I try to think about being just outside my shoulder line, which feels like 11 and 1 but is really straight ahead. Just me though
Forum: Freestyle 06-23-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 6,342
Posted By LilBeav
Weightless arm - To me this is lead arm in...

Weightless arm - To me this is lead arm in skate/zen/whole stroke position. Whether I am swimming or drilling, I know that something. somewhere is out of balance if I can not just leave my arm in...
Forum: Freestyle 06-18-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 4,338
Posted By LilBeav
Fun to watch that video. The underwater view...

Fun to watch that video. The underwater view they did directly underneath really showed the wide tracks. Fun to watch something with a mildly educated eye.
Forum: Freestyle 06-12-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 6,745
Posted By LilBeav
I would try to widen my tracks. Think about...

I would try to widen my tracks. Think about spearing your left wrist to 11 o'clock and the right to 1 o'clock. It might feel a little strange, but you will actually be reaching straight to the...
Forum: Links and References 06-05-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 4,690
Posted By LilBeav
eager to get in the water ..... EVERYday

eager to get in the water ..... EVERYday
Forum: Outside the Box: Open Water Swimming 06-04-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 11,406
Posted By LilBeav
It was almost a month ago when I first read this...

It was almost a month ago when I first read this thread and began to learn the 2BK. The introduction of the 2BK has had hidden benefits for me. Maybe others have found the same. Now when I swim...
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