Choosing the right freediving fins can make a big difference in your freediving. It’s important to consider the size, shape, material, and fit of your fins. Having the right fit will help you move through the water more efficiently, and increase your speed and performance.
Choosing the right type of fin for your specific needs is not always easy. Some factors to consider include your personal weight and strength, the environment in which you will be diving, and the budget you have to work with.
The best way to choose the right freediving fins is to test them out. You can do this by visiting your local PADI Dive Shop or by visiting a local freediving club. This will allow you to compare different types of fins and get a feel for how they perform.
If you’re looking to improve your fin performance, you may want to invest in a pair of stiffer fins. Having a stiffer blade will help to transfer power from your legs to the tip of your fin, which will increase your propulsion.
It’s also important to choose a pair of fins that fit your feet comfortably. Fins with a fully enclosed foot pocket aren’t very comfortable in the water, and can cause discomfort on your feet. You should also take into account the fit of your diving boots. You don’t want your foot to slip around in your fins, as this will increase your drag and decrease your efficiency.