I have always been a swimmer that enjoys trying new training products because they help to keep my training fresh and challenge me to think
about how different muscle groups contribute to my efficiency in the water. I have experimented with many products over the course of my career and many miss the mark in what I am trying to achieve with my stroke improvements. This is not the case with the new FINIS Agility Paddles.
Being that they are strapless, the FINIS Agility Paddles require positive pressure against the water to ensure they stay on your hand and allow you to pull through the water with correct technique.
For me this means maintaining my high elbow position from the initiation of the catch all the way through the underwater phase until I begin my recovery. I use them in my freestyle pulling sets and challenge myself to maintain the same pace I might do with other paddles. I also use the Agility Paddles to work on my butterfly technique–a big challenge
SWIM TRAINING INVOLVES CONSTANTLY TWEAKING MINUTE DETAILS— AGILITY PADDLES HELP ME TO DO JUST THAT.
that forces me to intensely focus on each aspect of my catch.
Swim training involves constantly tweaking minute details of the stroke to improve efficiency in the water. The FINIS Agility Paddles help me to do just that, which is why you will always find them in my equipment bag!
– Jason Dunford African Record Holder Olympic Finalis