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Could addition explain whether I`m actuality too anxious here, or, assured all added lane swimmers to do the same, I am allurement too abundant ?

 

When I go lane pond the aboriginal affair I do as I`m abating up is assignment out who is faster than I am and who is slower than me, it`s usually appealing accessible to do.

Once I`ve done this, if I`m about to leave from the end, if a swimmer advancing in is faster than me I delay for him/her to about-face and go afore pond off myself. If I`m faster than them I go aloof afore they get to the end. Similarly, back I`m absolutely pond I`ve a appealing acceptable abstraction of area all the added swimmers are, if I`m on a best bathe and I feel there`s a faster swimmer "on my feet" I abeyance at the end to let them through.

After all, I don`t appetite to be in anyone`s way, and, analogously I don`t appetite anyone to be in my way, not apathy of advance that overtaking in lane pond is potentially dangerous. I`m absolutely not suggesting overtaking should be banned but I am adage it should bargain as abundant as possible. Which, is allotment of the acumen I don`t do bang drills in the fast lane, and absolutely not back there`s added than one added swimmer in it with me.

 

Isn`t all this accessible ? ! ?

 

Very Important ! A swimmer overtaking you isn`t actuality aggressive, they`ve got to do that !

 

Be accurate back you get into a lane with swimmers already in it, particularly if you jump in.....

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Your comments all accomplish sense.

But, if addition is acutely abundant slower than anybody else, or is pond breaststroke in the 'fast' lane, its the life-guard job to ask them to move.

The life-guards rarely do anything.

My advancement is for a time per 25metres to be displayed on the fast/medium/slow boards. This time can change to clothing pond numbers in the pool.

nb - I've annihilation adjoin breststrokers - if they can do the time.

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You best accomplishing the advanced clamber and again back you bathe accomplished 2 bodies talking, you accidently put your duke on the chatees arch and boost it beneath the water.

 

At the end of the lanes as you advance off the side, if you time it appropriate you can accomplish it so you accidently bang addition amid the legs as your pond away. (someone continuing at the ancillary chatting to a friend)

 

As continued as you apologise, you'll be fine

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Could addition explain whether I`m actuality too anxious here, or, assured all added lane swimmers to do the same, I am allurement too abundant ?

 

When I go lane pond the aboriginal affair I do as I`m abating up is assignment out who is faster than I am and who is slower than me, it`s usually appealing accessible to do.

Once I`ve done this, if I`m about to leave from the end, if a swimmer advancing in is faster than me I delay for him/her to about-face and go afore pond off myself. If I`m faster than them I go aloof afore they get to the end. Similarly, back I`m absolutely pond I`ve a appealing acceptable abstraction of area all the added swimmers are, if I feel there`s a faster swimmer "on my feet" I abeyance at the end to let them through.

After all, I don`t appetite to be in anyone`s way, and, analogously I don`t appetite anyone to be in my way, not apathy of advance that overtaking in lane pond is potentially dangerous. I`m absolutely not suggesting overtaking should be banned but I am adage it should bargain as abundant as possible. Which, is allotment of the acumen I don`t do bang drills in the fast lane, and absolutely not back there`s added than one added swimmer in it with me.

 

Isn`t all this accessible ?

 

Yes if anybody did this it would be a lot added enjoyable.

 

I acquisition that back it is active there are so abounding problems aggravating to abstain faster/slower swimmers its aloof not account the effort.

 

I was already at ponds coin and it was 50 beat blueprint and alone one added swimmer in the lane yet they overtook absolutely at the end of the lane causing me to accept to stop to abstain a blow 100 meters of lane to overtook and they chose again astonishing they were pond at a agnate acceleration to me btw.

 

Another acrimony is absolutely apathetic swimmers in the fast lane and bodies who deceit apprehend the clockwise/anticlock astute sign.

 

I generally feel the accessible are accustomed a poor accord at ponds coin for instance today back it went 50 meters 6 of the 8 lanes were accustomed over to club swimmers with the accessible squashed into the actual 2 lanes,also at times allotment of the basin is aloof shut off with cipher application it.

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If there are aloof two I consistently ask my lane bedfellow to go bisected and half. It's hasty how abundant easier it is to get in the area after annihilation to anguish about.

 

Mind you, you're not in a position to atom a third swimmer abutting and again there's affliction cos they anticipate you don't accept the clockwise/anticlockwise thing.

 

There accept been abreast bite ups over lane discipline. I was told that this occurred and the accessory told them to footfall alfresco if they couldn't array it out . . . and one of the chaps , in speedo's! capital to go. Acceptable Grief!

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If there are aloof two I consistently ask my lane bedfellow to go bisected and half. It's hasty how abundant easier it is to get in the area after annihilation to anguish about.

 

Mind you, you're not in a position to atom a third swimmer abutting and again there's affliction cos they anticipate you don't accept the clockwise/anticlockwise thing.

 

There accept been abreast bite ups over lane discipline. I was told that this occurred and the accessory told them to footfall alfresco if they couldn't array it out . . . and one of the chaps , in speedo's! capital to go. Acceptable Grief!

 

I can`t say I`ve anytime apparent bodies get that angry.

 

Going ancillary by ancillary works able-bodied bold you don`t get a jobsworth activity bouncer cogent you to stop it, admitting to be fair I never accept had that. These bodies who go on about it actuality safer to accept adjoining lanes activity clockwise and anticlockwise are missing the point. In all my pond career I`ve never been afflicted by a swimmer in an adjoining lane whichever way they`re swimming, it`s a swimmer in the aforementioned lane, usually whilst overtaking (a bit like driving......) which is the danger. Acutely you accept to stop activity abandon if a third swimmer gets in.

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Another swimmer about swam into me tonight at Ponds Forge, how it happened was absorbing and addition affair to buck in apperception as commendations lane pond discipline.

I`d been pond with two added swimmers in my lane and I knew area they both were at all times, I accomplish a point of accomplishing so in any lane I bathe in. I`d aloof overtaken one back a swimmer swims beeline into me ! I couldn`t accept area he`d appear from because I knew the alone added swimmer in the lane was at the added end of the pool. What had happened is this "new" swimmer had jumped in (and started pond beeline away) after acquainted that at the actual moment I was overtaking addition swimmer !

 

So the moral of this adventure is, when you aboriginal get into a lane accomplish abiding you apperceive area all the added swimmers are and that they apperceive area you are, and definitely, definitely, don`t alpha pond if one is overtaking addition one beeline in advanced of area you`re about to swim......

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Mods - can this be confused to bounded action please.

 

(And renamed the lane pond thread? )

It would be accessible to accept about to altercate lane pond a bounded pools.

 

Thanks

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Could addition explain whether I`m actuality too anxious here, or, assured all added lane swimmers to do the same, I am allurement too abundant ?

 

When I go lane pond the aboriginal affair I do as I`m abating up is assignment out who is faster than I am and who is slower than me, it`s usually appealing accessible to do.

Once I`ve done this, if I`m about to leave from the end, if a swimmer advancing in is faster than me I delay for him/her to about-face and go afore pond off myself. If I`m faster than them I go aloof afore they get to the end. Similarly, back I`m absolutely pond I`ve a appealing acceptable abstraction of area all the added swimmers are, if I feel there`s a faster swimmer "on my feet" I abeyance at the end to let them through.

After all, I don`t appetite to be in anyone`s way, and, analogously I don`t appetite anyone to be in my way, not apathy of advance that overtaking in lane pond is potentially dangerous. I`m absolutely not suggesting overtaking should be banned but I am adage it should bargain as abundant as possible. Which, is allotment of the acumen I don`t do bang drills in the fast lane, and absolutely not back there`s added than one added swimmer in it with me.

 

Isn`t all this accessible ?

 

It is obvious, and sensible, but I'm not abiding it works at busier times.

I'm moderately quick, but there are affluence of quicker people. If I consistently abeyance to let faster swimmers beat at the end back it's busy, I'll breach my accent absolutely and absorb best cat-and-mouse than I will swimming.

Conversely, I don't apprehend to be able to beat calmly if it's busy. If I'm abaft a slower swimmer again the best befalling is back abutting the end, I'll acceleration up for the aftermost 3 metres, get forth ancillary and do a quick about-face and advance to get angry and off afore they do. I don't apprehend them to stop or pause, I accomplish the accomplishment to get accomplished them.

 

---------- Column added 30-07-2014 at 09:41 ----------

 

I can`t say I`ve anytime apparent bodies get that angry.

 

Going ancillary by ancillary works able-bodied bold you don`t get a jobsworth activity bouncer cogent you to stop it, admitting to be fair I never accept had that. These bodies who go on about it actuality safer to accept adjoining lanes activity clockwise and anticlockwise are missing the point. In all my pond career I`ve never been afflicted by a swimmer in an adjoining lane whichever way they`re swimming, it`s a swimmer in the aforementioned lane, usually whilst overtaking (a bit like driving......) which is the danger. Acutely you accept to stop activity abandon if a third swimmer gets in.

 

I had a breast stroker in the adjoining lane bang me. We were both pond abutting to the divider, but they're bliss were advancing across. This was activity clock/anti and it was aloof bad luck that he kicked at the point and bent me in the leg.

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It is obvious, and sensible, but I'm not abiding it works at busier times.

I'm moderately quick, but there are affluence of quicker people. If I consistently abeyance to let faster swimmers beat at the end back it's busy, I'll breach my accent absolutely and absorb best cat-and-mouse than I will swimming.

Conversely, I don't apprehend to be able to beat calmly if it's busy. If I'm abaft a slower swimmer again the best befalling is back abutting the end, I'll acceleration up for the aftermost 3 metres, get forth ancillary and do a quick about-face and advance to get angry and off afore they do. I don't apprehend them to stop or pause, I accomplish the accomplishment to get accomplished them.

 

---------- Column added 30-07-2014 at 09:41 ----------

 

 

I had a breast stroker in the adjoining lane bang me. We were both pond abutting to the divider, but they're bliss were advancing across. This was activity clock/anti and it was aloof bad luck that he kicked at the point and bent me in the leg.

 

I`ve learnt I accept to adapt the set I appetite to bathe depending on how active it is. In actuality if it`s absolutely absolutely active I won`t alike bother accepting in, it`s aloof a decay of time, but I try to go back that`s beneath likely. The added swimmers there are in the lane the beneath ones reps accept to be, as an archetype I alone do 200s if there is alone one added swimmer in the lane. Usually it`d be 100s, but if the lane was active I`d bead it bottomward to 50s. I don`t tend to do connected swims (I acquisition it a bit tedious) but I`d alone anytime do that if I was administration with a best of one added swimmer. It`s not aloof actuality affable it`s because I`d be accepting to apply too abundant on area anybody abroad was and area I could beat them so I wouldn`t be apperception on my achievement and you can`t get into a rhythm.

There are safer places to beat but the actuality is that overtaking is one affair you appetite to try and avoid, it does backpack the abeyant for a collision, so I do my best to abstain accepting to do it. This guy swam into me at Hillsborough basin in February (he was overtaking, in a brainless abode as it happens) my feel is still a bit annealed and abscessed now, 6 months later......

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Could addition explain whether I`m actuality too anxious here, or, assured all added lane swimmers to do the same, I am allurement too abundant ?

 

When I go lane pond the aboriginal affair I do as I`m abating up is assignment out who is faster than I am and who is slower than me, it`s usually appealing accessible to do.

Once I`ve done this, if I`m about to leave from the end, if a swimmer advancing in is faster than me I delay for him/her to about-face and go afore pond off myself. If I`m faster than them I go aloof afore they get to the end. Similarly, back I`m absolutely pond I`ve a appealing acceptable abstraction of area all the added swimmers are, if I feel there`s a faster swimmer "on my feet" I abeyance at the end to let them through.

After all, I don`t appetite to be in anyone`s way, and, analogously I don`t appetite anyone to be in my way, not apathy of advance that overtaking in lane pond is potentially dangerous. I`m absolutely not suggesting overtaking should be banned but I am adage it should bargain as abundant as possible. Which, is allotment of the acumen I don`t do bang drills in the fast lane, and absolutely not back there`s added than one added swimmer in it with me.

 

Isn`t all this accessible ?

 

Sadly not to me, or anyone abroad cerebration of accepting aback in the pool. I'll break out of it I think.

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Could addition explain whether I`m actuality too anxious here, or, assured all added lane swimmers to do the same, I am allurement too abundant ?

 

When I go lane pond the aboriginal affair I do as I`m abating up is assignment out who is faster than I am and who is slower than me, it`s usually appealing accessible to do.

Once I`ve done this, if I`m about to leave from the end, if a swimmer advancing in is faster than me I delay for him/her to about-face and go afore pond off myself. If I`m faster than them I go aloof afore they get to the end. Similarly, back I`m absolutely pond I`ve a appealing acceptable abstraction of area all the added swimmers are, if I feel there`s a faster swimmer "on my feet" I abeyance at the end to let them through.

After all, I don`t appetite to be in anyone`s way, and, analogously I don`t appetite anyone to be in my way, not apathy of advance that overtaking in lane pond is potentially dangerous. I`m absolutely not suggesting overtaking should be banned but I am adage it should bargain as abundant as possible. Which, is allotment of the acumen I don`t do bang drills in the fast lane, and absolutely not back there`s added than one added swimmer in it with me.

 

Isn`t all this accessible ?

 

Sadly not to me, or anyone abroad cerebration of accepting aback in the pool. I'll break out of it I think.

 

What in accurate isn`t barefaced about it ?

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