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:
August 18. Irvine, CA
September 21. Irvine, CA
October 13. Irvine, CA
November 9.  Irvine, CA

 

WATER GROM BREATH HOLD COURSE

$185
1 Day, Pool Only
Session 1:  Freediving and Safety Basics
Session 2:  Real World Type Scenarios

UPCOMING DATES:
August 11. Irvine, CA
August 31. Irvine, CA
September 15. Irvine, CA
October 27. Irvine, CA
November 3.  Irvine, CA

 

PADI FREEDIVER COURSE

$395
2 Day, Classroom, Pool, and Open Water
Session 1:  Freediving Basics
Session 2:  Skills to Improve Breath Hold and Underwater Efficiency

UPCOMING DATES:
New Dates Coming Soon
*at least 2 participants required to conduct a course

 

PADI FREEDIVER/BREATH HOLD COMBO COURSE

$555
3 Day, Classroom, Pool and Open Water
Session 1:  Freediving Basics
Session 2:  Real World Type Scenarios

UPCOMING DATES:
New Dates Coming Soon
*at least 2 participants required to conduct a course 

Don’t see a date or a location that works for you?  Send me an e-mail at morgan@morganismyname.com and we can work together 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 freediving.  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 better understand 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