The Positive Drive Fins are unique from any other short blade fin in your gear bag, they allow you to complete a perfectly legal Breaststroke kick while you are wearing them. This gives the coach and swimmer a ton of flexibility in their workouts. Now it is possible to implement the explosive training power of fins right into a standard IM or breaststroke set.
The Positive Drive Fins are particularly valuable during high-intensity IM work, as they allow the user to drive hard off of the walls and transitions while maintaining the flexibility that is needed for Breaststroke kick. This versatile swim training fin will send your next big swim to the next level!
So, to answer the question: Why should I be using Positive Drive Fins?
You should use PDF's if your regime includes IM work or a lot of breaststroke kicking. They open up the options for the types of drills you can complete and give you a wider spectrum for your swimming development. You can tailor your workouts to incorporate PDF's and do things that you never thought possible before!
Try this swim set with your positive drive fins:
IM Set #1
3 sets of [4 x 75s] – 10 seconds rest after each 75
- 25 Fly, 25 Back, 25 Breast
- 25 Back, 25 Breast, 25 Free
- 25 Breast, 25 Free, 25 Fly
- 25 Free, 25 Fly, 25 Back
IM Set #2
4 x 200s IM – 20 seconds rest after each 200
- 50 Fly kick, 50 Fly swim, 50 Back kick, 50 Back swim
- 50 Back kick, 50 Back swim, 50 Breast kick, 50 Breast swim
- 50 Breast kick, 50 Breast swim, 50 Free kick, 50 Free swim
- 50 Free kick, 50 Free swims, 50 Fly kick, 50 Fly swim
...And here we have a video featuring the FINIS PDF's and explanation of how they work: