FINIS Positive Drive Fins

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FINIS Positive Drive Fins
Backstroke with FINIS Positive Drive Fins
Breaststroke with FINIS Positive Drive Fins
Freestyle with FINIS Positive Drive Fins
The FINIS Positive Drive Fins (PDF’s) use a unique ellipsoidal blade to generate correct propulsion in all swim strokes. Traditionally fins are not made for Breaststroke, but the asymmetrical shape and adjustable heel strap allows the swimmer to safely build power in the Breaststroke kick. The short and wide blade design also promotes a natural inward supination kick style for Backstroke, Butterfly, and Freestyle. The PDFs use an ergonomic footpocket to comfortably place the feet in the ideal swimming position, and the heel strap to secure the fin, allowing the feet to flex more naturally. A closed-toe construction provides superior energy transfer from the leg to the foot. The PDF’s will increase leg strength, foot speed, and ankle flexibility for all four competitive swim strokes, making the fins great for training the Individual Medley event. Available in multiple sizes for a custom fit.


[edit] Sample Individual Medley (IM) Workouts with PDF Fins

The PDF's allow you to kick and build strength in all four competitive strokes, making it a perfect fin for Individual Medley training.


IM Set #1

Use PDF’s to drive the legs and work on stroke transitions

3 Sets of (4 x 75s) - 10 sec rest after each 75

• 25 Fly, 25, Back, 25 Breast

• 25 Back, 25 Breast, 25 Free

• 25 Breast, 25 Free, 25 Fly

• 25 Free, 25 Fly, 25 Back


IM Set #2

Mix in kicking and swimming with the PDF’s, focusing on a fast kick rate

4 x 200's IM - 20 sec rest after each 200

• 50 Fly kick, 50 Fly swim, 50 Back kick, 50 Back swim

• 50 Back kick, 50 Back swim, 50 Breast kick, 50 Breast swim

• 50 Breast kick, 50 Breast swim, 50 Free kick, 50 Free swim

• 50 Free kick, 50 Free swim, 50 Fly kick, 50 Fly swim


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