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by BambinoKate
Mon Feb 03, 2014 10:52 pm
Forum: Swim Types!
Topic: Bambino hoping to develop!
Replies: 12
Views: 5312

Re: Bambino hoping to develop!

Hi Steve! You are in the right place to improve! Hope you enjoyed reading the guide & are putting it into practice! I have been to so many swim lessons etc over the years, but find that this website & improvement method really works for me. Hope it does for you!

Have fun!

Kate
by BambinoKate
Mon Feb 03, 2014 10:43 pm
Forum: Swim Types!
Topic: Bambino breathing
Replies: 17
Views: 5979

Re: Bambino breathing

Hi Aly, I have been using the improvement guide off and on for about 5 months & have improved enormously. (I had 6 weeks away travelling & then later almost one month out with an ear infection which wouldn't budge, but now I am back in business! :D ) You have made the right decision in downl...
by BambinoKate
Fri Jan 17, 2014 9:39 pm
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: Ear infection!
Replies: 7
Views: 1412

Re: Ear infection!

Hi Everyone, thank you for your suggestions, which I will try next week, when I have finished the eardrops prescribed by my doc. All they have done is make me deaf!
Happy swimming!

Kate
by BambinoKate
Thu Jan 16, 2014 10:13 am
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: Ear infection!
Replies: 7
Views: 1412

Ear infection!

Hi , I am getting along well with the Bambino Stroke Improvement guide & have just visited my doctor for a general health check & been told I have an ear infection & to keep out of the swimming pool until it is cured :cry: !! Can't wait to get back into the water, but can anyone else out...
by BambinoKate
Sun Dec 29, 2013 8:18 am
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: How to counter frustration
Replies: 112
Views: 25655

Re: How to counter frustration

Hi NMC! So this is where you disappeared to! There I was, waiting patiently in the Swim Types section / Bambino Breathing, wondering how you were getting along & here you are with 5 pages on frustration! I hope you dug out the Bambino stroke improvement guide you were given & read it cover t...
by BambinoKate
Sun Nov 24, 2013 10:55 am
Forum: Swim Types!
Topic: Bambino breathing
Replies: 17
Views: 5979

Re: Bambino breathing

Hi again! Just thought of something else while I was hanging out the washing! What is your stroke rate like? I wonder if it is very high? One of my other toys (a Finis beeper) has taught me that my current stroke rate is around 54 strokes per minute. I can push up to 60 strokes per minute, but my st...
by BambinoKate
Sun Nov 24, 2013 8:43 am
Forum: Swim Types!
Topic: Bambino breathing
Replies: 17
Views: 5979

Re: Bambino breathing

Hi NMC! 'Bubble, bubble, breathe' is about breathing rhythm. During the 'bubble, bubble' bit, you will exhale fully, but gently and steadily, in a steady stream, ready to inhale on the breathing stroke. This is obviously timed for bilateral breathing, when you breathe every third stroke. You don't m...
by BambinoKate
Fri Nov 22, 2013 10:58 pm
Forum: Swim Types!
Topic: Bambino breathing
Replies: 17
Views: 5979

Re: Bambino breathing

Hi NMC! I am new to Swimsmooth & am currently working through the Bambino Stroke improvement guide. I strongly recommend it! My response may not be very technical, but I know where you are coming from because I have been there myself for many years! When you say you have problems with breathing ...
by BambinoKate
Thu Sep 05, 2013 10:05 pm
Forum: Swim Types!
Topic: Bambino handout
Replies: 1
Views: 1206

Re: Bambino handout

Hi! I downloaded the Bambino stroke correction guide last month & have started working with it, though I can only get to the pool twice a week at the mo.. :( I understand that you should stick with the first session until you feel you can perform the drills well & then move onto the second a...

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