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KAATSU Aqua: Performance, Recovery, Rehabilitation, Longevity in the Water

KAATSU Aqua is a specialized form of KAATSU used in the water to enhance:

  • performance of speed, strength, stamina, balance, agility, technique, tactile feel
  • recovery from vigorous workouts, intense competition, travel fatigue
  • rehabilitation from muscle, bone, ligament, tendon injuries
  • longevity and wellness

KAATSU Aqua can be performed in various locations:

  • competitive swimming pools
  • aqua therapy pools
  • lakeside
  • seaside

KAATSU Aqua can be performed while:

  • swimming horizontally in the water, doing butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, freestyle, combat stroke, or sidestroke while fully submerged
  • treading water (e.g., eggbeatering)
  • walking, stretching, jogging vertically in the water while not fully submerged
  • using swimming or rehabilitation equipment (e.g., hand paddles, fins, kickboards, noodles, floating gear, stretch cords)
  • practicing racing starts or (flip) turns
  • passing, shooting, blocking (water polo) balls
  • performing strength-training or core-strengthening drills (e.g., with Bosu Balls)

The KAATSU AirBands are made of neoprene and are waterproof. However, the controller units for the KAATSU Cycle 2.0, KAATSU C3, KAATSU B1, and KAATSU B2 models are not waterproof and should not be submerged in the water.

KAATSU Aqua can be used to improve/enhance:

  • upper body
  • lower body
  • core
  • lower back
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