Saturday, March 26, 2011

The Athletic Stance Revised: finessing the finer points

The other morning, while making breakfast, Dave and I were discussing the elusive Athletic Stance.  I would definitely say I have made progress on it.  I have gone from this:


to this:
(At least most of the time.)

Dave let me know that it is not, in fact, a constant static position to be used at all times.  He explained that your body should remain in a relaxed position.

CHEEE-yeck.

One arm needs to be straight out (in order to maintain balance).

No problemo.

The other needs to be available to wave around thusly (in order to ward off your opponents).


Well, he may not have said it, but he definitely inferred "wave furiously".

So. I think I've got it:




Awww yeah.  This race season's gonna ROCK!

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17 comments:

  1. These pictures draw me in for some reason. They're soo cool and funny too! I really like your blog. so different

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  2. Hi from your newest follower glad to see you on the blog giveaway and thank you for your sweet comments..Tweeting you too ♥Rachel
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  3. I love how the tongue is out in your "relaxed position."

    I SOOO do that when I'm concentrating; have since I was a kid.

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  4. Mom: it just might be genetic!

    Jacqui': thanks so much!!

    Rachel: so glad you're here! (just fyi, i'm a terrible tweeter)

    Kurt: i was going for a sneer, but it's so fun to find out what people think of the pics :D

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  5. I love this!! Your drawings are great :-)

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  6. Thanks Alida!! So nice of you to come by :D

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  7. Thanks Marcy :) And thanks again for the stylish blogger award! i'm currently working on that post!

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  8. Um, not sure that's your best technique for swimming, but you can check with your nephew :)

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  9. Well there is no way i can possibly keep up with him, but i'm happy to get tips :D

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  10. I think you were having way too much fun with the drawings:) LOL I love them and of course the wording to go with each!!

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    Momma Teri: Thanks for coming over; I always like a good blog hop :)

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