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Another Use for the Snorkel – Head Position in Breaststroke

Another Use for the Snorkel - Head Position in Breaststroke

Swimmers and coaches use the Swimmer’s Snorkel in all facets of training. Many use it for warm-up and technique work, others use it for aerobic test sets, and we have even seen triathletes use the snorkel for a good cardio-vascular … Continue reading

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Swim more Efficiently by Establishing a Neutral Body Position

I have spent most of my life in the pool. For this reason I have had about 20 years to develop a good stroke, but I am still trying to make changes and become a more efficient swimmer. For most … Continue reading

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Swim across Lake Tahoe, Twice!

Swim across Lake Tahoe, Twice!

FINIS Athlete Jamie Patrick recently completed the first Double-Crossing of Lake Tahoe. Jamie is an avid openwater swimmer and triathlete. A short list of his accomplishments include: 15 Time Ironman Finisher 4 Time Ironman Swim Champion 2 Time Ultraman World … Continue reading

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Extreme Snorkel Training

Think training with the snorkel in the water is hard? This guy wanted to get an extreme hypoxic workout on land. We certainly don’t condone duct-taping the nose shut! But I guess it shows how important and valuable training with … Continue reading

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FINIS Snorkel Comparison – Part 6 of 6

While comparing our snorkels, it is good to know what the product does NOT do. Although we may think the snorkel is perfect, we recognize that it does have a few small limitations. We thought it would be good to … Continue reading

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FINIS Snorkel Comparison – Part 5 of 6

FINIS Snorkel Comparison – Part 5 of 6

Continuing our snorkel comparison, today we look at the Swimmer’s Snorkel Youth… Swimmer’s Snorkel Youth Most recently, to the delight of many Age-Group and Lesson coaches, FINIS introduced the Swimmer’s Snorkel Youth. This new snorkel was commonly referred to as … Continue reading

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FINIS Snorkel Comparison – Part 4 of 6

After looking at the standard Swimmer’s Snorkel and the Swimmer’s Snorkel Junior, this week we review the Freestyle Snorkel… Freestyle Snorkel After receiving great feedback from coaches and swimmers on our Swimmer’s Snorkels, our R&D team decided to make a … Continue reading

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FINIS Snorkel Comparison – Part 3 of 6

Today we continue our snorkel comparison discussion with the Swimmer’s Snorkel Junior. For an easy evaluation, all other FINIS snorkels will be compared to the standard Swimmer’s Snorkel adult model that we reviewed in Part 2. By understand the key … Continue reading

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How to Flipturn with a Snorkel – Part 2

Breathing during the Turn Once you have tightly affixed your snorkel, you need to think about two primary breathing techniques when executing your flipturn. First you must blow bubbles out through your nose as you flip. Then as you push … Continue reading

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FINIS Snorkel Comparison – Part 2 of 6

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