Some news about Bewater®Monofins
Kristina ZVARITCH interviews Theo-Patrick FOURCADE the founder of Bewater®Monofins Kristina ZVARITCH : Hi Theo, and thanks for sitting down with me! So, what exactly is this new project of yours I keep hearing about? Theo-Patrick FOURCADE : I’m going to make fins: monofins and bifins. I’ve been dreaming about this project for years, ever since I created my company in 1999! It’s been going around…
MONOFIN TECHNIQUE – the Basics
The observation and understanding of the technique of swimming with a monofin are the essential prerequisites for your practice. During the initiation, improvement or training courses that I organize, my objective is to make you actor of your learning by giving you tools to understand and appropriate the technique. The 28 illustrations that I have made for this…
What is the purpose of this blog? I will talk about monofin technique for freedivers (DYN and CWT). I have no intention to give you an absolute truth about monofin technique, I will just explain to you my 28 years of understanding of this particular technique. It will be only a way, my way, to describe what you need to know to swim better with a monofin as a freediver. I will explain it with my English, which, I’m afraid might not be perfect!
Do you have blisters when you swim with your monofin?
Do you have blisters because of your monofin practice? Well yes, it happens! The friction that occurs between the foot and the monofin foot pocket is the cause of your worries. A monofin is sometimes uncomfortable. This discomfort is a necessary evil. Indeed when the swimmer presses on his monofin, the monofin must respond immediately.…
Video Analysis #2 – Michaela
In the videos that will be sent to me via the site, I take the decision to choose only one technical point to develop even if there is a lot to say about each videos. I will reserve more exhaustive analyses for my students. Hello Michaela ! I finally answer you ! Here is my…
Video Analytics #1 – Maggie
In the videos that will be sent to me via the site, I take the decision to choose only one technical point to develop even if there is a lot to say about each videos. I will reserve more exhaustive analyses for my students. Today’s video is a video of Maggie from Taiwan ( DYN…
What’s new today ?
I’ve organized the blog with all the elements I want to discuss. I hope that little by little the blog will fill up with informations that will be useful to you: monofin technique, monofin courses, training camps organized for groups where you are based, freediving courses, training program proposals, video analytics and an additional section…
Basics knowledge before talking about Monofin Technique – Notions of hydrodynamics
To define a swimming technique it is necessary to know the environment in which one we will evolve in order to be able to propose an adapted and efficient response (movement). : Basics Knowledge before talking about Monofin Technique – Notions of Hydrodynamics.
Technique and Style
You want to know about monofin swimming technique. Perfect! But before you do that, you need to have a good understanding of what defines : Technique and Style.
Basic Knowledge about monofin foot pockets, wings and rubber strips
Monofin foot pockets are extremely important in the leisure practice or in the search for performance. What do you know about them? Basic Knowledge about monofin foot pockets, wings and rubber strips.
Basic knowledge about the blade
You have a monofin blade made of fiberglass or carbon, but you don’t really have an idea how it’s made? Here’s a little article that might shed some light on the subject : Basic knowledge about the blade.
Theo is just here !