Category Archives: Athletes

FINIS Welcomes Bobby Savulich as its New International and Team Sales Rep

FINIS Welcomes Bobby Savulich as its New International and Team Sales Rep

Livermore, CA – (February 6, 2013) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your fitness potential and technique, welcomes Bobby Savulich as the International and Team Sales Representative for the company. Savulich’s impressive swimming career took off when he … Continue reading

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Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (8)

Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (8)

Ten Swimming Myths Busted Myth #8: When it comes to getting oxygen in freestyle, breathing every cycle is as good as it gets. In almost every other sport but swimming we get the luxury of breathing whenever we want. With maximal exertion, we are … Continue reading

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Laurie Hug: How I Use the FINIS Circuit Trainer

Laurie Hug: How I Use the FINIS Circuit Trainer

This season we purchased a FINIS Circuit Trainer for use in our dryland circuits. It can be set for work and rest intervals along with the number of reps to be performed. This makes it much easier to keep track … Continue reading

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FINIS Signs Alexander Studzinski

FINIS Signs Alexander Studzinski

Livermore, CA – (January 8, 2013) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your swimming potential and technique, announces the sponsorship of athlete, Alexander Studzinski.  The German open water swimmer from Wiesbaden has competed all over the world, including … Continue reading

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Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (6)

Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (6)

Ten Swimming Myths Busted Myth #6:When it comes to swimming fast, kicking is overrated. Kicking is anything but overrated. As some of you have already learned, I believe that it is the power of the kick that separates the great … Continue reading

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Using the “F” Word

Using the "F" Word

We live in a society where people are terrified of the “F” word: Failure. The fear of letting yourself or others down is what drives a huge portion of our society to do the things they do. Swimmers face Failure … Continue reading

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New Product Launch: FINIS Alignment Kickboard (Yellow)

New Product Launch: FINIS Alignment Kickboard (Yellow)

Livermore, CA – (November 27, 2012) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your fitness potential and technique, announces availability of the new Alignment Kickboard in yellow. The uniquely designed board is different from standard kickboards with its smaller … Continue reading

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Gary Hall, Swimming Myths Debunked (5)

Gary Hall, Swimming Myths Debunked (5)

Ten Swimming Myths Busted Myth #5. The reason we pull freestyle underwater with a high elbow is to increase the surface area of our arm. In case you hadn’t noticed, I am preaching high elbows a lot. There is a … Continue reading

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GARY HALL: SWIMMING MYTHS DEBUNKED (4)

GARY HALL: SWIMMING MYTHS DEBUNKED (4)

Ten Swimming Myths Busted Myth #4: The reason you keep the elbows high during the underwater pull is to increase power. I often hear this myth from both coaches and swimmers. When one looks at the underwater shots of the … Continue reading

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Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (3)

Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (3)

Ten Swimming Myths Busted Myth #3:  The reason one should rotate the body along the long axis in freestyle is to reduce drag. Please don’t tell me this is not a myth. I hear this from beginner coaches all the way … Continue reading

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