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FINIS Snorkel Comparison – Part 1 of 6

Over the years, swimmers and coaches have continued to ask the same underlying question of “Which FINIS snorkel should I buy?”. Over the next few weeks I will breakdown this question as I compare and contrast all the features and … Continue reading

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How to Flipturn with a Snorkel

When I talk to coaches, I often discuss with them the distinct advantages that the Swimmer’s Snorkel can offer to swimmers of all ages and ability levels. The snorkel lets the swimmer concentrate on technique while promoting correct head and … 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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Warming Down

Warming Down

Warm-down: Why it’s important and how to stay motivated Warm-down, sometimes referred to as “cool-down,” is a period of easy swimming after a harder swim workout. This loosen period allows the body to actively recover from your swim. Interestingly enough, … Continue reading

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Back to the Basics, Week 1

Back to the Basics, Week 1

Our goal for this FINIS Blog is to share information and feedback about swimming more openly. So I wanted to share an ongoing story I have about a friend re-learning the basics of swimming. Steve is looking to do an open … Continue reading

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Swimming Downhill

Swimming Downhill

In the swimming world, you often hear top coaches refer to the concept of “swimming downhill”. But what does this mean? Technically, swimming downhill refers to placing your body and core in an ideal position to reduce drag in the … Continue reading

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