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by hb950322
Thu May 22, 2014 11:23 am
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: What Do You Think Of Mr Smooth?
Replies: 209
Views: 115623

Re: What Do You Think Of Mr Smooth?

It's interesting that Mr. Smooth finishes the final (push-phase) of the stroke very early. Most Coaches, Videos and books are forcing to make the stroke "as long as possible" and that the thumbs should touch the thighs before leaving the water. Mr. Smooth hands in contrast leave the water ...
by hb950322
Wed Feb 26, 2014 12:16 pm
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: Speed up Stroke Rate
Replies: 8
Views: 1599

Re: Speed up Stroke Rate

I'm using a 2-beat kick for 90% of the time, only when I do sprints it comes more "naturely" to a 4-beat kick, kicking different on the left and the right. The 2-beat kick is helpfull for me by supporting body-roll and it seems that my kick-timing is ok. Nevertheless, the kick gives me nea...
by hb950322
Tue Feb 25, 2014 1:13 pm
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: Speed up Stroke Rate
Replies: 8
Views: 1599

Re: Speed up Stroke Rate

@smootharnie Yes, I have a kind of sinking leg problem. But I would agree that there must be some major issues with my underwater stroke. My self-auditing results seem to bring out the following: My entry is clean and I'm producing very less bubbles, my elbow is definitely over my forearm The pull t...
by hb950322
Mon Feb 10, 2014 7:54 pm
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: Speed up Stroke Rate
Replies: 8
Views: 1599

Re: Speed up Stroke Rate

Thanks a lot !
Some very good hints and drills which should help me.
Best Regards
Henric
by hb950322
Mon Feb 10, 2014 11:00 am
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: arnie need for speed
Replies: 2
Views: 433

Re: arnie need for speed

At this paces 15km swimming per week is far to much in my opinion and won't pay back the effort. Because it is very possible, that you swim the most of the 15km in bad technique. Better do two short sessions of about 1000-1500m and one longer, more technical session of 2500m. For the short swims ski...
by hb950322
Mon Feb 10, 2014 10:25 am
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: Speed up Stroke Rate
Replies: 8
Views: 1599

Speed up Stroke Rate

Hi there, my first post here. Hope someone has a hint for my problem. Try to explain circumstances and problem as short as possible: I'm a 49 year old triathlete from Germany (Triathlon since 2000 up to Half-Ironman), height 1,85m / Armspan 1,93m / stronger built (79kg at under 6% body fat). Started...

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