The Monofin: Your Weapon for a Killer Dolphin Kick

Michael Butler
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The Benefits of Training with a Monofin

Monofin is among the best top water sport and fitness equipment you can get. A monofin is a device that looks like a flipper and allows you to swim like a dolphin.

Training with a monofin has many benefits. Some of these benefits are:

Reduces the chances of injury

Monofins help to develop flexibility, balance, and strength. They don’t hinder joint movement. This makes it the best training equipment for swimmers who want to train without worrying about injuring themselves. Depending on the size of their fins, monofins weigh between 5 and 20 pounds. This makes them the closest thing to a dolphin’s natural swimming fins.

The cost to equip yourself this way is minimal because for a beginner, you don’t need to spend much. When you buy the right equipment for the first time, you’ll be able to swim like a dolphin without the fear of injuring your joints. You’ll be able to move freely and build strength.

Makes you a more efficient swimmer

Monofins let you swim with ease and comfort. The more you use monofins, the more comfortable you become. Swimmers usually start with smaller fins and then move on to larger fins. This enhances your performance due to enhanced flexibility.

Monofins: Where to Buy

As I’ve mentioned earlier, the monofin is a customizable piece of swim equipment. There are several places where you can buy them online.

Athletic Imports: This is a small manufacturer-distributor based in India. They have a vast collection of bi-fins for both the pools (nowadays called “Speedo fins”) and the ocean. To get a hand at it, you can get in touch with them and request a monofin order. Or if you’d prefer to browse the collection, visit their website.

Zoggs: Based in the U.K., Zoggs is one of the leading manufacturers of swimming accessories. And they say they are the powerhouse behind the rubber ring! If you’re in the UK or you can find a local dealer, a big advantage of ordering from Zoggs is that they have a branch called Zoggs Sports. This allows you to get the fin locally and try it before you buy it.

Speedo: Now, Speedo has a separate section on their website where you can get all sorts of swimming accessories and gear. Besides that, they also have a number of local dealers you can visit to try out their monofins.

The FINIS Foil Monofin

One of the latest innovations in underwater swimming equipment is the FINIS Foil Monofin, which is an active and efficient way to improve the power of your freestyle kick.

Created to help you swim like a dolphin, the fin provides a gliding motion – as you swim, the fin propels you through the water with ease, allowing you to spend less energy and more time gliding. With lower energy expenditure, you can focus on refining your dolphin kick technique without sacrificing strength.

The Foil is well-built and sturdy – construction is such that it is durable enough to withstand the strain imposed during intensive training. The fin’s silicone foot pocket is also comfortable and convenient – it’s attached to the fin, so there¸s nothing to lose.


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