breath hold courses

BREATH HOLD COURSES:  WHAT’S INCLUDED

BREATH HOLD FOR OCEAN ATHLETES

$185

1 Day, Pool Only

Session 1:  Freediving Basics
Session 2:  Skills to Improve Breath Hold and Underwater Efficiency

UPCOMING DATES:

March 23, San Clemente, CA
GROM COURSE
April 13, San Clemente, CA
May 11, San Clemente, CA

PADI FREEDIVER COURSE

$395

2 Day, Max Depth 55ft.
PADI Freediver Touch Program
Day 1:  Classroom and Pool Session
Day 2:  Open Ocean Session
Freediver Certification Card

UPCOMING DATES:

March 16-17, Dana Point, CA
May 11-12,  Dana Point, CA

FREEDIVER + BREATH HOLD COMBO

$555

3 Day, Max Depth 55ft
Full PADI Freediver Course
Full Ocean Athlete Breath Hold Course
Day 1:  Dry Land Session
Day 2:  Pool Sessions
Day 3:  Open Ocean Session

UPCOMING DATES:

May 11-13,  Dana Point, CA

Don’t see a date that works for you?  Send me an e-mail at morgan@morganismyname.com and I will try to put together a course date based on your schedule.

breath hold for ocean athletes

$185
This 1 day course teaches basic freediving and breath hold techniques that will help make you a more comfortable and confident in the water.  During two separate pool sessions, you will learn to be more efficient underwater, how to handle hold downs, and practice relaxing during intimidating situations.

breath hold for ocean athletes

SESSION 1: FREEDIVING BASICS

Facial Immersion and the Breathe Up
Recovery Breathing
Static Apnea (stationary breath hold)
Rescue and Blackout Prevention techniques

session 2: Real world scenarios

Swimming Techniques to Improve Efficiency Underwater
How to Handle Hold Downs
How to Relax in Intimidating Situations
Breath Hold Training Techniques

 

 

 

 

PADI FREEDIVER COURSE

$395

This 2 day course includes classroom, pool and open ocean sessions.  During these sessions, you will learn the risks, safety, and problem management associated with breath-holding.  This will not only make you a better freediver, but also a safer and better dive buddy.  Whether you are a surfer or a freediver, by practicing breath holding in a controlled environment you will learn how your body responds to extended breath-holding, and how to manage the physics that affect you when you’re underwater.

COURSE GOALS

90 second breath hold
10 meter (33ft) depth/ 18 meter (55ft) max depth
Blackout Prevention and Recovery/Rescue Techniques
Proper Diving Techniques

padi freediver course

day 1: Dry land and pool sessions

Dry Land Session will Cover

Introduction to Freediving
Basic Physics of Freediving
Basic Physiology of Freediving
Breathing Techniques
Breath Hold Training Techniques

Confined Water (Pool) Session will cover

Facial Immersion and the Breathe Up
Recovery Breathing
Static Apnea (stationary breath hold)
Dynamic Apnea (breath hold while swimming at a fixed depth)
Duck Dive Technique
Rescue and Blackout Prevention techniques

day 2: open ocean session

Open Ocean Session will cover

Free Immersion (pull downs)
Constant Weight Freediving (swimming to depth)
Rescue techniques at depth

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

The ability to swim 200 meters continuously on the surface
Complete the Freediver Touch Program
Complete the Confined Water Session
Complete the Open Water Session
*Must be at least 15 years old

 

 

 

 

FREEDIVER/breath hold for ocean athletes COMBO

This 3 day course includes both the PADI Freediver Certification and the Breath Hold for Ocean Athletes Course with a few added skills and techniques.  This course is perfect for the all-around Ocean Athlete (or someone who would like to become well-rounded) who is interested in becoming more confident and comfortable in the water, and will prepare you to deal with a variety of ocean scenarios.

freediver/breath hold combo

day 1: dry land

Introduction to Freediving
Basic Physics of Freediving
Basic Physiology of Freediving
Breathing Techniques
Breath Hold Training Techniques

Plus
Dry Land Breath Hold Training Drills
Stretching

*this part of the course will take place on the friday evening before the weekend to make sure it fits into your schedule

day 2: pool sessions

Session 1

Facial Immersion and the Breathe Up
Recovery Breathing
Static Apnea (stationary breath hold)
Dynamic Apnea (breath hold while swimming at a fixed depth)
Duck Dive Technique
Rescue and Blackout Prevention techniques

Session 2

Swimming Techniques to Improve Efficiency Underwater
How to Handle Hold Downs
How to Relax in Intimidating Situations
Breath Hold Training Techniques

 

 

day 3: open ocean session

Facial Immersion and the Breathe Up
Recovery Breathing
Static Apnea (stationary breath hold)
Rescue and Blackout Prevention techniques

Contact me

For more information, or if you have any questions, drop me a line and I will get back to you as soon as I can.

CONTACT ME

808.551.1623

morgan@morganismyname.com