MP Swim Tips by Bob Bowman: Training with Fins

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MP Swim Tips by Bob Bowman – Episode Seven

Bob Bowman, head coach of the Arizona State Sun Devils Swimming and Diving Team, explains how his swimmers train with fins.  Demonstrated by the greatest athlete of all-time, Michael Phelps, training with fins adds race tempo to specific sets in swim practice.

THE MP ALPHA PRO FIN

Bob likes the unique design of the Alpha Pro Fin because it mimics a swimmer’s foot better than a traditional fin. The Alpha Pro Fin is shaped so the swimmer kicks in a natural position, kicking the proper way. The Alpha Pro Fin is the most comfortable fin on the market without losing the resistance and the power-work you can do with it.

EPISODE ONE:  Butterfly 2-2 and 2

EPISODE TWO:  Backstroke Back Touch and Pull 

EPISODE THREE: Training with Snorkels 

EPISODE FOUR: Breast Kick-Kick-Pull

EPISODE FIVE: Freestyle Triple Touch Switch

EPISODE SIX: Training with Paddles

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Launched in the spring of 2015, MP designed by Aqua Sphere is a shared vision to develop innovative products that are inclusive and accessible to a broader range of swimmers across the full swimming lifecycle. Combining Aqua Sphere’s global product design expertise and distribution with Michael Phelps’ and Bob Bowman’s experiences at the highest levels of swim performance, the MP brand features technical swim products leveraging proprietary technologies and performance enhancing designs.

About Aqua Sphere

Established in Genoa, Italy, in 1998, Aqua Sphere is the premier swimming equipment manufacturer for fitness and recreational swimming, aquatic exercise and triathlons. With the launch of its cutting-edge Seal Mask—the world’s first swim mask, the company set the industry standard and today continues to innovate with a complete range of premium products, including eye protection, swimwear, triathlon wetsuits, footwear, and swim fitness and training accessories. The designs have gained the respect and loyal following of many celebrities and notable athletes, including the world’s most decorated Olympian Michael Phelps, with whom Aqua Sphere is partnering to develop a global brand partnership. Alongside its parent company Aqua Lung and supported by an international distribution network, Aqua Sphere has grown into a worldwide enterprise representing unparalleled design, development and manufacturing expertise, with a global footprint in more than 90 countries. For more information, visit www.AquaSphereSwim.com or http://www.Facebook.com/AquaSphereSwim.

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Swim Training is courtesy of MP and Aqua Sphere, SwimSwam partners.

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