Category Archives: Swimmer’s Snorkel

Gold Medalist, Wendy Boglioli and the Swimmer’s Snorkel

Gold Medalist, Wendy Boglioli and the Swimmer's Snorkel

I recently had the great pleasure of meeting the crew at the FINIS HQ and testing out their gear. I knew they were innovative, but it didn’t hit me exactly how revolutionary their equipment is until I started using it … 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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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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The FINIS Fundamental Four

The FINIS Fundamental Four

When I assess our most successful products, a few immediately spring to mind.  They are great quality, highly beneficial training products that can help any level swimmer improve their ability in the water.  I call them the FINIS Fundamental Four: … Continue reading

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Streamlines and Kicking Underwater

Streamlines and Kicking Underwater

Streamlines and Kicking Underwater   The streamlined body position in swimming focuses on moving your body through the water using the least amount of effort. This fluid movement also helps to generate speed. Thus, streamlining is a critical aspect of … Continue reading

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Having trouble with your snorkel? Tips on usage and purging

Having trouble with your snorkel? Tips on usage and purging

The Swimmer’s Snorkel is great technique tool and allows swimmers the ability to focus on stroke technique without the interruption of turning your head to breath. The purge valve in the Swimmer’s Snorkel is designed for clear and easy breathing. … Continue reading

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Using the Swimmer’s Snorkel and Cardio Cap

I first started using the Swimmer’s Snorkel during my time on the Western Kentucky University varsity swim team, where we used our snorkels for almost every practice. It serves as a great tool for doing drills and sidekick, as it … Continue reading

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