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  • Freestyle w/fins

    Meet Matthew. This was a college student who I trained from the ground up. When he came to me he did not know how to swim and within six months developed into what you see in this video. After teaching body awareness and body balance, I move onto streamline and then freestyle. Here Matthew is taking long strokes and using fins to help propel himself through the water. His fins…

  • Freestyle w/snorkel

    I love working with older adults who have recently retired and have chosen to take up swimming as way to maintain their cardiovascular health.  As part of a long set, I encourage my clients to use a snorkel as it limits the need to take breaths through rotary (side) or rhythmic (alternating sides) breathing.  It also slows them down so they can concentrate of their technique and build the right…

  • Hypermobile and a weak back

    This was a client of mine who is a triathlete who needed to work on her swimming.  She  was very strong in her running and cycling portions but could not hold herself up (kept sinking) in the swim portion.  You will see here in the video that she demonstrated hypermbility in the low back.  She was having trouble stabilizing and engaging the low back so that it could be the…

  • Qi-Gong (Beginner’s Intro)

    Beginning Qi Gong exercises. This set has an extra Pulling Down the Heavens since I was trying to do it from memory. I also shortened the amount of repetitions since I had practiced several times before. It was done outside so the heat began to get to me and the individual filming. Need lots of practice since both me and my friend are beginners.