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Don’t aggravate Achilles: smooth lap swimming fins


shinfinTM fins allow Francis to swim laps again, with a smooth swimming style that doesn’t aggravate Achilles tendons. This is because they give a smooth kick action which is more comfortable. In particular, lightweight yet very tough, they allow relaxed feet and supple ankles, which takes the strain off the Achilles tendons.

Francis’ review from Mount Eliza, Australia

“The shinfinTM fins have been fantastic. Great for swimming smoothly, controlling the fast-paced foot kicking action that aggravated my Achilles. Allowing me to continue lap swimming, something I really want to do! So they have been great, worth every cent!”

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Training, water running & snorkeling fins


Peggy values the multipurpose nature of shinfinTM fins for her swim training, water running, snorkeling and open water swimming. She finds they help her immensely with body positioning, balance and overall compatibility with the water. This is because they promote a smooth swimming style and leave her feet free. Of course, this also allows her to walk into the water for snorkeling.

Peggy’s review from Saskatchewan, Canada

“I want to use the fins for swim training, water running and snorkeling. What a difference! Kicking seemed so effortless, yet effective. With almost no effort, I was cruising past people I normally don’t pass. Then I played, dolphined down the pool, tried some water running and had a great time. I’m sure I’ll enjoy them enormously, and will spread the word here. It is about balance, and I loved the way I felt more ‘compatible’ with the water.”

(Later) I continue to love the fins, and wore them snorkeling in Aruba with great success. People who were backing through the water with traditional fins did display some jealousy that I was able to walk straight in. I treasure them and will continue to take them ‘on tour’ with me wherever my swimsuit and goggles go.”

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Rheumatoid Arthritis & Lupus: mobility fins


shinfinTM fins give Sharman mobility benefits for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus issues with her hip, because they enable her to swim smoothly. They increase her mobility, help her stay agile and also assist with weight loss.

Sharman’s review from Kensington, USA

“I love my fins. Actually notice the difference with my leg and hip. I have Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus type issues with my hip. Swimming is what I do to stay agile and to increase and maintain my mobility as well as weight. I still glided through the water like a mermaid! Great product and I own it!”

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Learn stronger normal swimming without fins too


By simply doing laps with her shinfinTM 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 shinfinTM 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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Kick with whole leg: snorkeling fins


Steve notices thatshinfinTM fins encourage him to kick from his hip with his whole leg when he snorkels. So he finds he uses far less energy and doesn’t get tired because streamlining his body to swim faster is more efficient. Also, his feet are free to wear his shinfinTM fins with diving boots so he can safely walk in and out of the water, avoiding sharp objects and marine life in reef areas.

Steve’s review from Perth, Australia

“For snorkeling they are excellent, being able to walk in and out of the water quite easily. By using the whole of the leg as a kicking action, you use far less energy and do not get tired.”

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Better balance, safer: water therapy fins


Following a heart attack and some strokes, Lyn’s father (81) balances better and feels safer using shinfinTM fins for his water therapy. They make it easier and safer for him to walk and stand in the water because they leave his feet free. He finds the smooth kick from his entire leg much easier because they lift his body more horizontal and streamlined.

Lyn’s review from Sydney, Australia

Congratulations on an excellent product and great sales and service. The shinfinTM fins have been fantastic, as they are easy to move in while entering the water and allow him to maintain balance easier while standing in the water. The distribution of the energy through the entire leg, rather than just the ankle, also means it is much easier and takes less energy, to kick. The confidence factor, in that he feels safer, is also important.”

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Natural rhythm & very comfortable: workout fins


Graham got used to shinfinTM fins quickly, finding them very comfortable and allowing him to workout with his natural stroke rhythm. They help him to workout his glutes and legs because they train a better kick with power from his hips.

Graham’s review from Coolbinia, Australia

“I’ve used them twice and they were great; very comfortable and easy to keep my natural rhythm. Made my legs & glutes work hard. No hesitation recommending the shinfinTM fins.”

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Horizontal position & consistent rhythm: freestyle kick fins


Paul’s swim training with shinfinTM fins gives him a horizontal body position and a consistent freestyle kick rhythm. So he gets more effective use of his legs, including for catching waves on shorter surfboards.

Paul’s review from Brisbane, Australia

“With the fins I’m able to maintain a horizontal position much easier and maintain a consistent rhythm with my kick. Basically I find them great.”

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Improve your kick: swim training fins


Michael uses shinfinTM fins during his swim training sessions to improve his kick. He notices the improvements in his natural (no-fins) kick straight away, when he removes the fins and keeps swimming.

Michael’s review from Kalgoorlie, Australia

“They arrived promptly and have improved my kick. I had a reasonable style but it has continued to improve. The improvements are noticed after removing and swimming straight away. Thanks again.”