How to choose long fins
Stylish long fins often seen on Instagram.
There are many types, from cheap products to high-end ones, and it's hard to know which one to choose.
Here are some recommendations on how to choose the right one.
Points on how to choose long fins
For the main direction of play
Point 1. Guarantee
Most longfin brands are made overseas and are high-priced purchases. They take a long time to be transported from overseas, and when they finally arrive,
You don't want to find it broken or badly scratched. ....
The most important point is that the product has a warranty.
Point 2. Foot pocket (foot size)
If the size notation is different from Japan's, or if socks or boots are used, the feeling of wearing will be different from bare feet. In the worst case, the size may not fit after purchase, or your feet may become painful and you may not be able to use them.
When purchasing footwear for the first time, we recommend that you visit a store or other manufacturer where you can try on foot pockets.
Point 3. Favorite design
Long fins come in a variety of designs, including "beautiful," "cool," and "cute. Since you will be using them in the ocean, we recommend that you choose a design that makes you feel good.
Brands with a wide variety of designs
For those who want to master diving
Point 1: Choose from two types of materials (fiberglass or carbon)
The highest quality material and very expensive.
Recommended for those seeking a higher level of performance.
Although less expensive than carbon fins, it is still very popular because of its "strength," "resistance to deterioration," and "light weight. Recommended for those who want to try freediving casually.
Point 2: Blade hardness and length
Generally, all manufacturers offer a range of blade hardness from soft (soft blades) to hard. The harder the blade, the higher the speed, but the more leg strength is required. If you use a blade that is not suited to your leg strength, it may affect how well you can hold your breath and prevent you from increasing your depth.
Longer blades increase propulsion in the water, but too long blades increase the burden on the legs and can cause the swimmer to lose his or her swimming posture. In fact, it may even have a negative effect.