Our New Blocks

Light and strong for a price teams can afford. We also sell an add-on for track starts and three types of backstroke wedges, starting at only $100. Call 800.999.0824 with any questions. It’s a pleasure to answer your questions and help you achieve your swimming dreams and goals.

  1. It’s simple.

  2. Installs easily.

  3. It’s simple to remove; deck caps included!

  4. It works perfectly with Finis’ and our own Backstroke Wedges.

  5. It’s perfect with the Wedge Track Start Retrofit

  6. It’s supported by me :)

It’s REALLY cost effective.

Just $989 per block, including the deck stantion.

Get one or save on 6 -10.

Custom Height

All Aluminum base.


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We are constantly growing and improving. Not a day goes by without a new product or product idea or collaboration with a great company like Finis and Stroops and amazing coaches and swimmers. Join us in our passionate pursuit of better solutions and opportunities.

Make your solution reality or share a problem or opportunity. Just call us and we will make your idea into a training tool that will give you the competitive advantage you dream of.


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Specific Stroke Solutions

Stop repeating yourself. Let THEM video with THEIR EyeSwim. Let them buy and do their own Swim SPECIFIC Dryland Circuit at home. Let them study strokes and mental toughness between practices. In the pool, do velocity based training -- not random distance and speeds. We empower you with pace charts to pace lights and software. We sell isokinetics and pulley systems that adapt to each individual’s needs. We give you control of stroke, body line, and balance. Examples are the Rangs Kit, Snorkel Mirrors, and Proprio Kit. Our paddles are custom by stroke.

Core Training Products

Pool Equipment

Just Released!

  1. Vertical Kicker

  2. MiniBoards

  3. RANGS Kit

  4. BattleBoards

1. Snorkel Mirrors force perfect head alignment, 2. Goggle Mirrors look down to see forward 3. EyeCart Rolls to video top down, underwater, side, front, and back with HD camera or ipad 4. EyeCoach rolling HD video fits in your bag 5. EyeSwim -- empower swimmers 6. Bottoms Up, 7. FAST Paddles bent SPRINT Paddles (five stroke-perfecting sizes), 8. Thornton Paddles Hand Paddles balance shoulder force 9. Thornton Arm Paddles, 10. RANGS Kit -- the far smarter pull buoy now a full system 11. KickMinder for perfect whip kick every kick 12. CoreKicks stop bent knee kicking and build core 13. Fin Wings: progression for your fins 14. Fankle: the ONLY way to build strong flexible ankles 15. Fankle Mini: use it anywhere 16. Hankle: a Fankle for breaststrokers 17. BackStroke Paddles, 18. Breaststroke Яeversible Paddles, 19. BackStart stops start slips 20. The Sweeper for lateral power 21. The The Kicker: build both sides of dolphin and flutter on land 22. otating Swim Bench with accommodating resistance 23. Lane Mind, 24. Custom Swim Teaching Platforms, 25. Perfect Shot (polo), 26. Team Ankle Stretcher (four at a time) 27. Acrylic Underwater Custom Mirrors any size; even the whole lane! 28. Rods build underwater streamline 29. Tubes for controlled breathing with longer strokes 30. Start Hoops teach perfect starts 31. Snorkel Mirrors for Finis, Tyr, Ylon, etc. 32. Cool Coach Training Software: over 100 interactive functions make coaching simpler, smarter, and easier to communicate 33. Cool Swimmer, 34. Twenty-two Cool Digital Stroke, stretching, land, game, and motivational videos. 35. The Vertical Kicker 36. The Pits: making dropped elbows in practice impossible 37: 2015 Workbook for Advanced Swimmers. 38. Cool Digital Swim Meet: a balanced fun meet in seconds calculates points for place and time! Every swim matters, 39. One Hand Kick Boards empower side kicking and fit in your bag. 40. Regular RANGS the pull buoy that encourages body rotation and that doesn’t fall off on turns.


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1. Finis Snorkels, 4 types plus dry top and cardio caps 2. Finis Fins: Seven Kinds including mono-fins plus socks 3. Finis TechToc: feedback for body rotation 4. Finis HydroHip: Force your hips to rotate 5. Finis Paddles Six kinds 7. Finis Alignment Kickboard 8. Finis Foam Pull Buoy 9. Finis Standard Kickboard 10. Finis Dryland Cord: It simply works 11. Finis ROM Strap: Simplifies stretching 12. Finis Swim Parachutes 13. Finis Drag Suits 14. Finis Technique Training Belt 16. Finis Swimwear normal and custom 17. Finis Neptune MP3 18. Finis Swimsense: Calculates distance per stroke, etc. 19. Finis Tempo Trainer 20. Finis Hydro Tracker for open water swimmers 21. Finis Stopwatches 22. Finis Aquapulse -- “talks” your pusle into your ear as you swim 23. Finis Goggles: nineteen kinds 24. Finis Swim Mirror 25. Finis Turnmaster Pro: four sizes 26. Finis Swim Teaching Platforms 27. Finis Floating Island 28. Finis Waterpolo Balls and Caps 29. Finis swim caps pre-made and custom 30. Finis products for swim lessons 32. Minigym Leaper: For starts, turns and breaststroke 33. Minigym 101 and 190 wall mounted iso and dozens of straps and bars 34. Minigym swim bench used by Spitz through Phelps 35. Minigym wall-mounted swim bench (without the bench -- use your own) 36. Myrtha Pace Lights: pace every stroke, rate, etc. six colors for six swimmers in one lane! 37: DMC Fins 38. Stroops covered safety training rubber tubing 39. Fun safe Inner Tubes for pool polo 40. Lifeproof Cases 41. SwimOvate swim computer 42. Bright LCD waterproof Pace clocks 43. Blucore Corsuit. If it makes people swim faster we can help you get it and use it to make swimming faster fun.


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