Training Kit

Snorkels: four of the best reviewed

Snorkels are one of the best training aids/swim tools that can help improve your front crawl balance, rotation, technique and efficiency. Oliver Willis tests four of the best
23 October 2018 at 09:20

Review: Aqua Sphere MP Focus Snorkel

This snorkel from Aqua Sphere is designed to allow you to breathe whilst keeping your head in a fixed position through the water. Did our reviewer get on swimmingly with it?
14 December 2015 at 15:49

Review: Finis Alignment Kickboard

This unconventional kickboard is designed to promote a streamlined position and improve body position as you kick. Did it float our boat?
05 November 2015 at 17:00

Swimovate Poolmate 2 review

The long-awaited shiny new update to the original Poolmate now comes with an open water mode, and is better than ever
06 October 2015 at 11:02

Underwater Audio Swimbuds iPod Bundle review

Great for long steady swims, though can be slightly fiddly to get going
20 August 2015 at 12:02

Lomo Webbed Finger Swimming Gloves review

Affordable and effective for increasing resistance in the water
29 June 2015 at 11:40

Speedo Biofuse Fin review

Speedo Biofuse Fin tested and rated by our expert reviewer
27 December 2014 at 09:00

Review: Tyr Active Training Catalyst 2 hand paddles

Solid set of paddles that are appropriate for all ability levels
30 May 2014 at 14:49

Review: Headstrong Posture Trainer swimming tool

A smart concept for improving your swimming, but won't work for everyone
15 May 2014 at 12:37

Review: Swimovate PoolMateLive swimming watch

Great progress from Poolmate; ideal for number crunchers
28 April 2014 at 14:24

Aquasphere Ergo Board

Offers ergonomic benefits, but at the expense of rigidity
04 February 2014 at 12:19

TYR Catalyst Brites

19 April 2012 at 12:04

Maru Training Fins

16 April 2012 at 15:02

Speedo Aquacoach

04 April 2012 at 12:33

Complete Fitness Palm Paddles

02 April 2012 at 16:14

Sharkeye Tracker

18 March 2010 at 16:24

Swimovate Pool-Mate

18 March 2010 at 14:27