Category Archives: Helpful Product Info

FINIS Partners with MyFitnessPal™

FINIS Partners with MyFitnessPal™

FINIS Announces Partnership with MyFitnessPal™ Leading Community Helping Users Improve Health FINIS and MyFitnessPal team up to encourage users to track their swimming workout with the Swimsense® Performance Monitor   Livermore, Calif. – (October 16, 2012) FINIS, a world leader … 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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FINIS Swimmer’s Snorkel: Keeping up with the Joneses

FINIS Swimmer’s Snorkel: Keeping up with the Joneses

As the coach of a small year-round swim program, you quickly encounter the difficulties associated with funding. Many teams must be very resourceful and juggle with ideas of buying or creating their own swim equipment.  Some teams have the ability … Continue reading

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Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (2)

Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (2)

Ten Swimming Myths Busted Myth #2: The only time you need to worry about reducing frontal drag is on the start and turns. Getting into a tight streamline is extremely important for the dive and turns. Your body speed is … Continue reading

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The Building Blocks of Swimming

The Building Blocks of Swimming

The Building Blocks of Swimming:                                                                    By Coach Bob Duin Successful swimming programs share many common attributes. The typical aquatic pyramid consists of a neighborhood swimming lesson program as its base component which feeds its next block, the neighborhood competitive … Continue reading

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The Alignment Kickboard: Helen’s Story

The Alignment Kickboard: Helen's Story

There are a few moments at FINIS that stand out as more significant than others. The ability to help people do what they love is one of the most rewarding experiences we are granted as humans. Below is an email … Continue reading

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Open Water Comparison: FINIS Surge vs. Zoggs

Open Water Comparison: FINIS Surge vs. Zoggs

The folks at FINIS have been fortunate enough to find themselves at the center of an open water explosion. This subcategory of the sport we all love has evolved into one of the most rapidly growing activities in the country. … Continue reading

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In the FINIS Office: Ben Lecomte

In the FINIS Office: Ben Lecomte

We were very fortunate to have Ben Lecomte come to the FINIS office today. Ben currently holds the World Record for the longest swim in history, when in 1998 he swam from the East coast of the United States over … Continue reading

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*SALE* Back to School & Back to the Pool

*SALE* Back to School & Back to the Pool

  FINIS is happy to offer all of our customers a 15% discount from our FINIS product site, when they enter the code “back2school” at checkout. This code is redeemable through Sept 21, 2012. Please share the good news with … Continue reading

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Gary Hall: What Makes Michael Fly?

Gary Hall: What Makes Michael Fly?

Most people that swim butterfly are not so pretty to watch, especially at the end of the race. It is not coincidental that some of the greatest flyers in history also had some of the most graceful strokes. Mark Spitz … Continue reading

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