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.

Russian Freediving Championships 2015

By Benjamin Boehme For the 4th year since 2012 Freedive Dahab, part of Freedive International, is organizing the Russian Freediving Championships for AIDA Russia and the Molchanovs family in Dahab at the famous Blue Hole. The dates for the annual competition are set for the 13th and 15th of May. Participants will be able compete…

Alchemy V2 Fins Review

Some time ago i got this very nice pair of Alchemy V2 soft carbon fins, mounted on Sporasub footpocket. The blades were kindly sponsored by Deep Magazine, a cool spearfishing and freediving magazine. The look of the fins is great. They look shiny in the front and mat on the back and the white railings…

Freediving in Zanzibar

For almost 3 weeks I am instructing freediving courses for Extreme Blue Water Freediving in Nungwi, a small, cozy village at the Northern Cape of Zanzibar, The kilometer-long beach, which almost surrounds the whole north of the islands enabling endless walks or runs or visits in the neighbor village of Kendwa, is full of life…