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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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New Product Launch: FINIS Alignment Kickboard (Yellow)

New Product Launch: FINIS Alignment Kickboard (Yellow)

Livermore, CA – (November 27, 2012) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your fitness potential and technique, announces availability of the new Alignment Kickboard in yellow. The uniquely designed board is different from standard kickboards with its smaller … 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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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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Workout Wednesday: Mindset of a Champion

The Mindset of a Champion Warm-up 100 swim, 200 IM drill, 300 pull—>300 swim, 200 stroke (no free), 100 kick 3×200 pull :25 secs rest 3×100 paddles only :15 second rest 3×100 swim dec 1-3 :10 seconds rest 100 easy … Continue reading

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Freestyle Head Position

Freestyle Head Position

After getting a few questions from customers, I wanted to write a quick post about the Freestyle Snorkel and proper head position. Below is an image detailing incorrect vs. correct head position:   By curving the tube around more, the … Continue reading

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Becoming a Good Distance Open Water Swimmer

Becoming a Good Distance Open Water Swimmer

“Dedication is what you do when no one else is watching.” Here are some tips to help you become a good distance open water swimmer! Find a program you enjoy: Swimming is like anything the more you practice, the better … Continue reading

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Preventing Injuries in Swimming

While swimming is one of the best sports on your joints (compared to running and biking), there are still some precautionary exercises that you should do, along with warning signs of a potential injury to watch out for.  Nothing sets … Continue reading

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How Osprey Aquatics uses FINIS Equipment to Swim to Success

How Osprey Aquatics uses FINIS Equipment to Swim to Success

As Head Coach I founded Osprey Aquatics in the fall of 1996 with 26 summer swimmers. Today the Osprey have about 110 swimmers year round. Coach Shannon Mackin began working with me in the late 90′s and together we have … Continue reading

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