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Fine tuning swimming technique fins


When Mark uses his shinfinTM fins for fine tuning his swim technique, he feels them giving him a better natural swimming movement. When he uses them for his swimming drills, he feels them giving him a better workout in his main leg muscles. This is because they encourage a smooth swimming style with power from his hips. Perhaps most importantly, he feels his swim technique improvements with shinfinTM fins transfer to his natural swimming without fins too.

Mark’s review from Auckland, New Zealand

“Gives a better natural swim movement and better workout to the main muscles. And yes, the benefits transfer between “no-fins” swimming. Great Product. Thanks.”

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Open water swimming with shoes & fins


Milo uses shinfin fins for lap swimming and for open water swimming with his amphibious water shoes. He values that he can walk and run with the fins. They are strong and lightweight, so he can also wear them for water safety riding his jet ski. As a past competitive swimmer, he appreciates that shinfin fins don’t make him alter his natural kick (unlike regular fins).

Milo’s review from Seattle, USA

“They are impressive Marc. I was a competitive swimmer years ago, and it’s great to have a fin that doesn’t make me alter my kick. Amphibious shoes and the shinfin fins are a great combo. Surprisingly, the drag from leaving the shoes on is not that much. I think your shinfin fins are creating a dead area that shields the shoes from the water flow somewhat.”

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Learn stronger normal swimming without fins too


By simply doing laps with her shinfin fins, Margo also learns much stronger normal swimming without fins. This is because they help her learn to swim in the correct kicking position with straighter legs. So they give her more hip power and efficiency. As a result, her swimming feels very easy. She can swim twice as far without getting tired, thus boosting her swimming confidence. So her swim learning with shinfin fins transfers to greatly improve her swimming without fins too. Furthermore, she finds the fin comfort wonderful and no longer gets cramping in her feet and toes when she swims without fins.

Margo’s review from Weetangera, Australia

“Just to let you know that I took your suggestion of trying to swim without the fins, after having done a number of laps with them. Couldn’t believe how much stronger my ‘normal’ swimming was! I kept my legs straight when kicking, and moved with more power and efficiency through the water (and so far, no cramps!). I am sure this is due to my body having been ‘trained’ into the correct position when using the fins.”

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Improve fin-free swim technique


By swimming with shinfin fins, Matt has improved his fin-free kick technique too. So the fins corrected his kick technique and that transferred to him swimming faster without fins as well. He was so happy with them that he bought a pair for his 81 year old grandfather.

Matt’s review from Tannum Sands, Australia

“The fins are fantastic. They have encouraged me to kick correctly. I’ve found my ‘fin-free’ technique has improved to a considerable extent. Either that or they’ve shortened the pool! Great idea, great product – Cheers!”

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Swim technique fins for all ages


Ralph uses shinfin fins to improve the swimming technique of his grandchildren of all ages, for freestyle, backstroke and butterfly. The fins encourage them to activate their stronger muscles by kicking from their hips with straighter knees, and build up their stamina and muscle memory.

Ralph’s review from Delran, USA

“I have found that shinfin fins are a positive alternative to promoting a more anatomical utilization of the muscles for freestyle, backstroke and butterfly. Just swim freestyle across the pool and feel the fins aid in your leg motions. The fins encourage the muscles of the upper leg, gluteus, lower back and abs to rhythmically move the legs. Presto! That was fun, easy and fast. Your legs do get tired as they react to the exercise and build muscle but it’s more advantageous to practice something technically more correct than perfecting self-defeating inappropriate muscle memory.”

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Swimming with fins after amputation


Swimming with shinfin fins was one of Bill’s first steps in his return to physical and emotional health, after his above knee amputation. Wearing one fin on his thigh stump and one fin on the shin of his other leg, they give him a natural swim kick with smooth stroke balance. He prefers wearing the fins without his prosthetic leg but they can be worn on a prosthetic leg too. He also notes that they can be worn by below knee amputees (also foot amputees). Bill’s expanded story is Stuff you need to know before or after leg amputation.

Bill’s review from O’Fallon, USA

shinfin fins are the perfect choice for amputees because they attach to your legs instead of your feet. This provides many benefits such as a natural swim kick.

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Freestyle & butterfly help for amputation below knee fins


Anthony has a below knee amputation and finds that shinfin fins really help his freestyle and butterfly swimming techniques. He wears one fin on his right lower leg and adjusts the other fin to fit the 8 inch stump of his left below knee amputation.

Anthony’s review from Hong Kong

“The shinfin fins work perfectly on me. They help a lot in freestyle and especially butterfly. For freestyle, they help to keep both legs in the correct kick actions. For butterfly, they help me to ‘feel’ the kick perfectly so that I know how to turn my body at the right timing.”

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Powerful fluid kicking style lap swimming fins


Josie looks forward to lap swimming with her shinfin fins because they give her a powerful fluid kick from her hips and overall better swimming style. She adjusts the fin position on her leg, to the ideal angle and height for her kick.

Josie’s review from Brisbane, Australia

“I must say that I have noticed a considerable improvement in my kicking style. My kicking is a lot more fluid and powerful. All in all I am very happy with my purchase and follow up customer care. I actually look forward to swimming laps now I have shinfin fins – which is a huge turn around for me :)”

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Flatter swim style without hurting feet fins


Diana has found that shinfin fins teach a flatter swimming style without hurting her feet like regular flippers. Furthermore, she swims more horizontally in the water with a better swim technique, even when she takes her fins off.

Diana’s review from Tweed Heads, Australia

“The shinfin fins are great. It’s the first time I have been able to use flippers without hurting my feet so I am really happy.”

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Stronger kick balanced position workout fins


Lorri’s workouts with his shinfin fins give him a more balanced body position and a stronger kick from his hips. This gives him a huge improvement in his fitness swimming workout and he feels the diagonal balance between his arms and legs. Now he can even use hand paddles without a pull buoy. Furthermore, his kick is stronger, even when he takes his fins off. He also uses them for diving and snorkeling in the ocean.

Lorri’s review from Santa Fe, USA

“I can’t say enough good things about them, I will definitely recommend shinfin fins to fellow swimmers. Many Thanks, Lorri”