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Travails of a Non-Swimmer

The 25-meter Surprise

Posted by on Feb 19, 2013 in Crawl | 2 comments

I’d been practicing the crawl at the gym pool at night, and for the 25m pool I find myself out of breathe about twice, meaning I...

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Eureka Moment at the Pool

Posted by on Feb 16, 2013 in Crawl | 2 comments

Tonight was amazing. During weekend nights there are always aquabics (water aerobics) classes for adults and swim classes for older kids...

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Going It Alone

Posted by on Feb 14, 2013 in Crawl | 2 comments

Today I fired my new instructor. Well, it wasn’t exactly as dramatic as that. I didn’t fire him. I simply decided not to sign...

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Sweet Spot to Skate Position

Posted by on Feb 8, 2013 in Crawl | 3 comments

It was pretty cold today so we were somewhat reluctant to get out of the house at night, but then thoughts of being in the pool made me...

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Running on Potatoes

Posted by on Feb 7, 2013 in Crawl | 2 comments

Forty-five minutes at the gym working the machines and I was thinking to myself, “Hey, this kinda feels good. Why didn’t I...

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First Attempt at Total Immersion Freestyle

Posted by on Feb 1, 2013 in Crawl | 6 comments

I went to the pool armed with some drills from the Total Immersion Swimming: Perpetual Motion Freestyle in Ten Lessons DVD. Since I was...

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