A monofin is a type of a swimming aid that is often used by professional swimmers and free divers. Monofin consists of a single flat surface that is attached to both of the swimmer’s feet, which therefore makes a swimmer look like a mermaid or merman.
Planet Mermaid monofins are designed to be easy to put on and take off. They are comfortable, flexible and highly durable. To put a monofin on you just need to pull up fabric-made "socks" and they will hold monofin on your feet, means no ankle straps causing blisters as you can get with other fins.
In order to swim with a monofin the technique called “dolphin kick” is used. The body is stretched with arms being extended forward and undulating movement starts in the shoulders and continues to the hip area creating a powerful impulse.
Wearing a monofin allows to make this technique very efficient and develop an impressive speed without spending too much energy.
Monofins are loved by thousands of mermaids all over the world as they make mermaid swimming possible. Mermaid tail made for swimming usually come with monofins. Magic Fin Monofin is designed as an insert for our lightweight mermaid tails and are easy to put on and off whether it is happening in water or not.