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by dylan20
Thu Oct 20, 2016 5:27 pm
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: Do weak kicks correlate with more strokes per length?
Replies: 8
Views: 1618

Re: Do weak kicks correlate with more strokes per length?

as a bit of an aside where in cali? SF Bay Area. I've just connected with a swim smooth instructor, Evan Morrison, who did a video analysis of me last month. I'm working on some of the things he pointed out. And I work out fairly regularly with a Master's program here, and the coach gives me lots o...
by dylan20
Thu Oct 20, 2016 5:20 pm
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: Do weak kicks correlate with more strokes per length?
Replies: 8
Views: 1618

Re: Do weak kicks correlate with more strokes per length?

Shenaram wrote:What is your wing span?


Shenaram, I'm 71.5" tall and have a wingspan of 73.5", so I guess that means an ape index of 2.
by dylan20
Thu Oct 20, 2016 5:52 am
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: Introductions - Say Hello
Replies: 750
Views: 233150

Re: Introductions - Say Hello

Hi there! My name's Dylan, I live in the San Francisco Bay Area, and although I've been swimming all my life I only got serious about it a couple years ago. And I only got really serious about a year ago. About half of my swims are in the SF Bay, where I swim without a wetsuit pretty much year-round...
by dylan20
Thu Oct 20, 2016 5:30 am
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: Do weak kicks correlate with more strokes per length?
Replies: 8
Views: 1618

Re: Do weak kicks correlate with more strokes per length?

Thanks for this thoughtful reply, Sprinter. I might be worrying too much about strokes per length because of my exposure to Total Immersion... which helped me a lot a few years ago in getting my balance and streamlining better. But lately I've been finding the Swim Smooth videos are more helpful and...
by dylan20
Thu Oct 20, 2016 12:46 am
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: Do weak kicks correlate with more strokes per length?
Replies: 8
Views: 1618

Do weak kicks correlate with more strokes per length?

Hey everyone! I'm a new member in California. I have been working hard on my stroke efficiency for the past couple of years, and making a lot of progress. One stubborn remaining issue: my stroke per length (SPL) is still pretty high, around 20-21 strokes per 25-yard length. I can't seem to get it mu...

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