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Old 02-14-2015
Talvi Talvi is offline
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Originally Posted by tiswimjapan View Post
These are 4-6 letters in Japanese, but I need to use full sentences to describe them in English. And I am not sure if my English is correct.
1) Relaxed
2) Leaning
3) Stabilized posture
4) Smooth movement
5) Gliding
6) Acceleration (swift movement)
7) Pressing the water
Arigatou gozaimasu! :)

I think I understand "sensors" 1, 2 (is it similar to feeling of "swimming downhill"?), 3, 4, and 5. Perhaps sensor 6 is too advanced for me at the the moment, but could you say how 7 is different to 2?

I have been practising your advice to have a focus of dropping my hand into the water. It is being very helpful I think, and I am finding that it informs many other aspects of my stroke. Thank you again for that advice.
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