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        The Aqua Sphere Alpha Fins are perfect for your next swim. These fins have an offset profile for enhanced performance and... Read More
        SKU: 1003311 Product Code: 5265

        Product Details


        • The Aqua Sphere Alpha Fins are perfect for your next swim. These fins have an offset profile for enhanced performance and propulsion.

          Features

          • Offset profile allows for pointed toes, enhances body rotation and provides optimal kicking motion.
          • Blade located on top of foot to increase kick efficiency by transferring more power to the blade.
          • Made of buoyant, closed-cell EVA foam to force the leg to work the downkick while increasing ankle flexibility.
          • Soft and comfortable fit.
          • For more information on swim fins, read How to Choose Swim Fins.

          Details

          • Fabric: Compression molded EVA foam
          • Closure: Slip on
          • Country of Origin: Imported

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        • 4.5 Review Stars (338 Reviews)

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        • 7/11/2020 Best fins

          5 Review Stars By Sandrayoga

          These fins relieve the knee pressure and keep your abs working like they are supposed to when you swim. Best fins ever but you have to have the right fit because they are molded.
          I am happy with a size larger than the chart suggests

          Sandrayoga
          SF

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          10/24/2018 These fins are a dream!

          5 Review Stars By Bethany

          I'm a  middle-aged Masters swimmer and my coach has us use fins almost every practice. I have a number of chronic issues (knees, feet, calves and glutes) that can get flared up or exacerbated by fins, so I often try to moderate my effort when wearing them. I had been eying these for a couple of years and finally bit the bullet after suffering from glute spasms for a couple weeks. These fins are very different and took some getting used to,  but I am *loving* them right now.

          Why they rock: since they make your feet float, they help reinforce a better body position. They also encourage a more natural kick (small and fast) while most fins cause you to kick deeper and slower. So it's a great training tool that makes me a lot faster without causing strain. Kind of magical!

          What they're not good for: If your goal is to strenghthen your legs, go for a traditional short training fin or use a kickboard without fins. I don't get a great leg workout with these, but that's fine by me.

          A note on fit: The actual fin has sizing embossed on it (see photo) that differs from the chart on this website. The stamped sizing on the fin is spot on. I wear a 7.5 womens and the XS is perfect. According to the chart provided by Swim.com, the fins run large...order a smaller size, unless you have very wide feet.

          Bethany
          Little Rock, AR

          Fit: Feels too big

        • 7/7/2020 Entry openings are smaller than they used to be, so entry is difficult & causes

          3 Review Stars By Apple

          Causes irritation on the foot/ankle.  Previous one purchased a couple of years ago were fine.

          Apple
          Menlo Park, CA

        • 8/13/2013 Love these!

          5 Review Stars By PP

          I use these for lap swimming at our local pool.  They are so light that they float on the surface while I am swimming and cause me to keep my legs and body straighter and thus make for a better workout. they seem to strengthen my legs and hip area.  I wear a ladies size 8 and i bought an XS, which was just perfect.
          I look forward to taking them with me when i travel, because they are so light.

          PP
          Mill Valley, CA

        • 7/7/2020 Pretty narrow, no give

          3 Review Stars By Swim for fun

          I had to return as the foot well was too small for my foot.

          Swim for fun
          LA

        • 8/17/2017 Fins Have Changed!

          2 Review Stars By Lap Swimmer

          I have been using this brand and size small fins to swim laps for YEARS .  The latest ones I purchased were heavier and the size was smaller.  I am assuming the manufacturer is different and materials and sizing are different. Was disappointed in weight being heavier and size being smaller since I chose these fins for their lightness and can thus avoid problems with my knees while lap swimming and of course the smaller cut will contribute to blisters. PLEASE BRING BACK OLD FIN SPECIFICS.

          Lap Swimmer
          New Bern NC

          Fit: Feels too small

        • 6/17/2020 Extremely comfortable

          5 Review Stars By Maleko808

          Perfect for open water training.  Exceeded all of my expectations.

          Maleko808
          Maui

        • 10/1/2014 Extremely lightweight. True to size.

          5 Review Stars By Geneva

          I decided to try these flippers after undergoing two knee surgeries this year.  I kept reading how lightweight these were and I thought that it would be good for my knee.  You know, not quite so heavy on the knees as other flippers can be.  So I tried them.  And I really like them!  I don't have to use the flipper booties that I always have to wear with heavier flippers.  And they don't cause blisters.  They fit true to size for me.  Great flippers for a great price!  A+A+A+

          Geneva
          Southern OR

          Fit: Feels true to size

        • 6/7/2020 I am glad I bought two sizes as the L was too small for my size 12 feet.

          4 Review Stars By RegenTim

          Not sure of sizing I ordered L and XL for the fins.  Glad you are so good about returns so I could turn them around after a quick try on inside... thanks. The ease of ordering, and returning if not right is so great as one of your customers.

          I appreciate your policy of pro-customer service!!

          RegenTim
          San Francisco

          Fit: Feels too small

        • 4/12/2013 Alpha Fins

          4 Review Stars By Water Lover

          These are lightweight fins - great when you have a load of stuff to carry to the pool.  I ordered a bigger size than my normal size since the reviewers suggested that and my fins fit perfectly (I wear women's size 11 and I got size Large).  I am still not used to these fins when I swim on my side - they are difficult for me to control.  My PT suggested that I need to tighten my lower core more and these fins would be good for that.  (My shoulders are wrecked which is why I swim without using my arms much and use fins to move more quickly.)

          Water Lover
          Kirkland, WA

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        About This Brand

        Aqua Sphere

        Born 1998 in Genoa, Italy, Aqua Sphere began a quest to create more comfortable eyewear for swimming. Launching the ground breaking Seal swim mask, Aqua Sphere changed the landscape of eye protection, introducing a new type of eyewear that provided increased peripheral vision with curved lenses, easy to adjust straps, and long lasting comfort.

        Today, Aqua Sphere is focused on developing products that active swimmers, triathletes and water enthusiasts desire. Working with elite athletes such as 4-time Olympian Amanda Beard or Ironman World Champion Faris al Sultan, Aqua Sphere continues to innovate and offers a complete range of swimwear, wetsuits, eyewear, and accessories. Aqua Sphere’s commitment to innovation can be found through its patented technologies in eye protection and wetsuits as well as its unique body-shaping swimwear and the first compression textile designed for water.