Freediving Training Tips #11 – Freediving Fins & Technique

Don’t only rely on your equipment expecting it to do the job for you: commit yourself to train, to improve not only your fitness level and your breath-hold but especially your technique.
What many freedivers don’t know is that you don’t “decide” your swimming style and expect each pair of freediving fins to adapt to it. In fact, each set of fins are different and you will need to learn to “feel” your fins, understand how and when they bend, how they move in the water, how wide and strong they “want” to be kicked, and so on…these are all the small things that will make the biggest difference in your performance, especially if your goal is to achieve deeper depths.

Static Apnea: a Mind Game

One part that makes you a Freediver is the ability to hold your breath. In static apnea your breath hold skills are tested for its limits. You lay with your face down in the water and try to hold your breath for as long as possible. Your buddy is sitting next to you to make…