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by woody
Sat Nov 09, 2013 10:05 pm
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: scissor kicks - video analysis
Replies: 7
Views: 3069

Re: scissor kicks - video analysis

Chris I had to look hard to see the scissor but I had maybe stil have a scissor and was lucky enough to have Paul analyse my swim where he showed me how the scissor was completely caused by my timing. I was not always having one arm in the front quadrant ie I was dropping my lead arm far to soon I t...
by woody
Sat Nov 09, 2013 9:40 pm
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: Atlantis
Replies: 3
Views: 1263

Atlantis

Here in the uk is a series showing caked Atlantis suddenly realised Paul is playing Jason!
by woody
Thu Jul 18, 2013 4:28 pm
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: Using a Snorkel
Replies: 10
Views: 1881

Re: Using a Snorkel

I bought a finis snorkel late 2011 after this lesson in an endless pool when the coach gave me one to teach me to keep my head still is funny watching it today . I haven't tried it for a while but I do need nose clips when I use it !
http://youtu.be/lhjsdKtGqvA
Woody
by woody
Thu Jul 18, 2013 12:41 pm
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: What the Swimming Coach Never Told Me
Replies: 36
Views: 6430

Re: What the Swimming Coach Never Told Me

Amer
You really have got this site wrong the big difference with SS is the different types of swimming eg finding the correct head position , swinger vs smooth etc etc.
Good luck in your quest but I suggest you read some of Shelleys stuff on mindset before you antagonise the whole world.
by woody
Thu Jul 18, 2013 8:34 am
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: congratulations Paul Newsome, MIMS winner
Replies: 27
Views: 5594

Re: congratulations Paul Newsome, MIMS winner

NOT BAD !!!!!!!

IT''S AWESOME Swinging for over 7 hrs at a phenomenal stroke rate in poor conditions .Conditions that demanded finding a technique that worked just finishing was awesome

Oh and he swam fast too like fast enough to win.

Woody
by woody
Thu Jul 18, 2013 8:09 am
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: What the Swimming Coach Never Told Me
Replies: 36
Views: 6430

Re: What the Swimming Coach Never Told Me

Amer posted -
Sorry if I come off like that but that's my personality type; I am an over glider so please bear with me. Thanks
by Amer
Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:31 am

Forum: Talk Swimming!

And I thought when you posted that you had learnt sadly not
by woody
Wed Jul 17, 2013 5:57 pm
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: What the Swimming Coach Never Told Me
Replies: 36
Views: 6430

Re: What the Swimming Coach Never Told Me

Amer time to post a video and who knows you may get some help to improve your amer stroke but keep to your current attitude and you'll just get banned. Many of us have posted videos of ourselves and had nothing but help This is swim smooths site and their swim systems that are proven to work.The guy...
by woody
Mon Jul 15, 2013 11:00 pm
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: What the Swimming Coach Never Told Me
Replies: 36
Views: 6430

Re: What the Swimming Coach Never Told Me

Hi Amer I hope you can post a video soon . I asked you to post one last year but you said you had perfected the legs but had to work on the arms and you would post one then. Since then a few of us have posted videos of ourselves some of us ie me are not that good but we all learn by watching others ...
by woody
Mon Jun 10, 2013 11:29 pm
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: congratulations Paul Newsome, MIMS winner
Replies: 27
Views: 5594

Re: congratulations Paul Newsome, MIMS winner

Great job Paul absolutely awesome
Woody
by woody
Sun May 19, 2013 9:04 pm
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: Non-perpetual swimming
Replies: 201
Views: 34070

Re: Non-perpetual swimming

Great video Don and once you have the house move out of the way you can start taking solars direction. The only thing I feel qualified to say is just do one thing at a time following solars advice and don't read any of the fancy books you have except the swimsmooth one and then only one thing at a t...
by woody
Sat May 18, 2013 9:32 pm
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: beginner - stuck on dog paddle - please help
Replies: 16
Views: 3815

Re: beginner - stuck on dog paddle - please help

Great news that you have had the video analysis Don.
Good luck with the move
Regards Woody
by woody
Sat May 18, 2013 8:36 pm
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: A Big Welcome To Annie!
Replies: 18
Views: 2937

Re: A Big Welcome To Annie!

Welcome Annie
Woody
by woody
Sun Apr 28, 2013 8:02 pm
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: Garmin Swimwatch - Urgent!
Replies: 22
Views: 5328

Re: Garmin Swimwatch - Urgent!

Guess I can,t resist much longer just googled garmin swim does this look real
http://www.handtec.co.uk/garmin-swim-01 ... tAodmHsACQ

anybody inpeterborough that knows this company looks hard to resist.


Woody
by woody
Sun Apr 28, 2013 7:28 pm
Forum: Swim Types!
Topic: Learn to swim freestyle DVD beginner support.
Replies: 6
Views: 4116

Re: Learn to swim freestyle DVD beginner support.

HiMike you had best get a patent on that one :D
by woody
Fri Apr 26, 2013 11:51 am
Forum: Swim Types!
Topic: Learn to swim freestyle DVD beginner support.
Replies: 6
Views: 4116

Re: Learn to swim freestyle DVD beginner support.

This was my first ever swimming lesson a couple of years ago. I have had a few in an endless pool which are on the Chanel too my problem in the endless pool is I keep trying to get to the end . To combat they turn the current up but then I still try to get to the end the secret is to relax and stay ...
by woody
Thu Apr 25, 2013 10:04 pm
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: 2km swim 16 weeks to go?
Replies: 4
Views: 1200

Re: 2km swim 16 weeks to go?

Do this over next six weeks http://www.ruthkazez.com/ZeroTo1mile.html Then write yourself out a further two weeks to extend to 2k do not worry at all about technique Week one is hard two is tough day one week three is the turning point then after 8 weeks alternate 2k swims with technique sessions. I...
by woody
Sun Apr 21, 2013 11:03 am
Forum: Swim Types!
Topic: Learn to swim freestyle DVD beginner support.
Replies: 6
Views: 4116

Re: Learn to swim freestyle DVD beginner support.

Sinkdowns from the book and lots of them will cure the panic which was my bambino tendency .
Woody
by woody
Sun Apr 21, 2013 10:47 am
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: Missy franklin
Replies: 0
Views: 544

Missy franklin

Some great swimming shots on this fundraising video
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/685 ... h-the-wall

Woody
by woody
Wed Apr 17, 2013 10:57 pm
Forum: Talk Swimming!
Topic: Scull #1
Replies: 13
Views: 2362

Re: Scull #1

Paul's advice re scull one is at 25m 05 secs on our session here
http://youtu.be/0gqedQU_2Wg it has really helped me and yes benefit is right after when returning to swimming. I still struggle with doggy paddle tho.
Woody

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