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How to: FINIS Hand Paddles

How to: FINIS Hand Paddles

Most swimmers and coaches find a use for their paddles almost every day. Until recently, there were fewer variations of style one could choose when purchasing their equipment. FINIS has released a number of hand paddles that have challenged all … Continue reading

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2013 Red Dot Award, FINIS Agility Paddles

2013 Red Dot Award, FINIS Agility Paddles

Livermore, CA – (April 3, 2013) The innovative swim company, FINIS, impressed a 37-member jury of design experts with their new strapless Agility Paddles to receive the “red dot award: product design 2013”. The “red dot” is a coveted recognition … Continue reading

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Laurie Hug: FINIS Agility Paddles

Laurie Hug: FINIS Agility Paddles

Last summer at USMS Nationals I had hoped to try out the new FINIS Agility Paddles but ran out of time.  Fortunately, one of the masters swimmers who swims for my club bought a pair and let me test them … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday: Let’s Work That Upper Body

In this weeks workout we are going to really work your upper body. As we know in swimming having upper body strength is VERY important….so let’s work that upper body!! Warm-up: 2x:          1×200 free 1×100 drill/choice … 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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Stop Fighting the Water! Part 2

Stop Fighting the Water! Part 2

Stretch your Freestyle Out One of the most common mistakes that novice adult swimmers make when they begin training for the first time is to flail their arms, taking short and inefficient strokes. This often happens because the swimmer is … Continue reading

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