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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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Henri Schoeman becomes S. African Champ!

Henri Schoeman becomes S. African Champ!

The following article is a contribution from Mark Etheridge at Road to Rio, 2016. http://www.roadtorio.co.za/2013/03/19/schoeman-roberts-take-national-triathlon-titles/   Schoeman, Roberts take national triathlon titles  Email This Post or  Print This Post Tuesday March 19, 2013By Mark EtheridgeHenri Schoeman and Kate Roberts were crowned South … Continue reading

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Laurie Hug: FINIS Tempo Trainer Pro

Laurie Hug: FINIS Tempo Trainer Pro

About four years ago, I purchased a FINIS Tempo Trainer and immediately loved the product. I started using it during solo training sessions where I found I was able to stay more focused and keep up with more difficult intervals. Setting … Continue reading

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FINIS Signs Alexander Studzinski

FINIS Signs Alexander Studzinski

Livermore, CA – (January 8, 2013) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your swimming potential and technique, announces the sponsorship of athlete, Alexander Studzinski.  The German open water swimmer from Wiesbaden has competed all over the world, including … Continue reading

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Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (6)

Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (6)

Ten Swimming Myths Busted Myth #6:When it comes to swimming fast, kicking is overrated. Kicking is anything but overrated. As some of you have already learned, I believe that it is the power of the kick that separates the great … Continue reading

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Using the “F” Word

Using the "F" Word

We live in a society where people are terrified of the “F” word: Failure. The fear of letting yourself or others down is what drives a huge portion of our society to do the things they do. Swimmers face Failure … Continue reading

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GARY HALL: SWIMMING MYTHS DEBUNKED (4)

GARY HALL: SWIMMING MYTHS DEBUNKED (4)

Ten Swimming Myths Busted Myth #4: The reason you keep the elbows high during the underwater pull is to increase power. I often hear this myth from both coaches and swimmers. When one looks at the underwater shots of the … Continue reading

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Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (3)

Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (3)

Ten Swimming Myths Busted Myth #3:  The reason one should rotate the body along the long axis in freestyle is to reduce drag. Please don’t tell me this is not a myth. I hear this from beginner coaches all the way … 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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Off Season Swim Training for Triathletes

Off Season Swim Training for Triathletes

It is now October, which means most triathletes are done with their competitive season.  Of those athletes, many will stop swimming completely as they back off of their training for the winter. Come spring time, they will surely find that … Continue reading

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