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.

FAQ#4: Which Freediving Disciplines are there?

By Benajmin Boehme This is article is directed to beginners or non-freedivers as an overview of the different freediving disciplines. We will go through each one of them and explain their benefits and difficulties. In freediving there are six competition disciplines and two non-competition disciplines which sums up to a total of eight. This at…