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A New Way to Use the Bolster Paddle for High-Elbow Catch

A New Way to Use the Bolster Paddle for High-Elbow Catch

The Bolster Paddle is designed to help swimmers put their wrist and elbow in the correct swimming position. The unique paddle design locks the wrist in place, encouraging an “early vertical forearm” or high-elbow catch in the front part of … Continue reading

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Putting on the Forearm Fulcrum

Putting on the Forearm Fulcrum

My job at FINIS often entails explaining how our training tools work to improve stroke efficiency and technique. When I go to an event, one of the first products people ask me about is the Forearm Fulcrum. Its unique “infinity” … Continue reading

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USMS Open Water Recap

USMS Open Water Recap

The USMS National Championships at Lake Del Valle in Livermore, CA was a huge success this past weekend. The entire event was well organized by the Tri-Valley Master’s Team. Conditions were nearly perfect and over 500 swimmers participated in either … Continue reading

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Stop Fighting the Water! Part 3

Stop Fighting the Water! Part 3

Pull More Water A goal of every swimmer should be to constantly refine their technique to become more efficient in the water. We’ve discussed how you can lengthen your Freestyle stroke by extending the hand entry. Another opportunity to improve … Continue reading

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