Category Archives: Tim’s Tips

SWIMMING WORLD TAKES YOU THROUGH THE MAKING OF THE FINIS MONOFIN

SWIMMING WORLD TAKES YOU THROUGH THE MAKING OF THE FINIS MONOFIN

Story from Swimming World: http://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/lane9/news/industry/34793.asp   LIVERMORE, California, June 24. RECENTLY, Swimming World’s Tiffany Elias spent the day at FINIS headquarters to get an inside look at how the company manufactures some of the top swimming aides in the world. … Continue reading

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The Race Club: Nuances of an Elite Sprinter

The Race Club: Nuances of an Elite Sprinter

The Quest to Hydroplane: Nuances of an Elite Sprinter Watching fast swimmers do freestyle is a thing of beauty. It looks easy but it is not. Hard and sustained training is an integral part of that formula but there are … Continue reading

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FINIS Releases the Neptune MP3

FINIS Releases the Neptune MP3

FINIS Neptune provides the highest quality sound in the water without the use of earbuds. Livermore, CA – (May 21, 2013) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your fitness potential and technique, announces the immediate availability … Continue reading

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FINIS “Why Swim” video

FINIS "Why Swim" video

Why swim? We all make the trip to the pool for a slightly different reason. Whether you swim for fitness or to escape, we all agree that there is something special about the water. No other sport will leave you … 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 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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Why Swimming is Good For… Surfing Pt. 2

In a previous blog FINIS Vice President, Tim Elson talked about the benefits of training in a swimming pool for surfers.  As we had promised, we now touch on anaerobic and sprint training and the benefits for surfers. Anaerobic training is … Continue reading

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Why Swimming is Good For: Surfing Pt. 1

For the next few months we are going to start a series titled “Why swimming is good for…”. This week FINIS Vice President Tim Elson explains the benefits of training in a swimming pool for those who surf. If you … Continue reading

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