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.
90 second breath hold
10 meter (33ft) depth/ 18 meter (55ft) max depth
Blackout Prevention and Recovery/Rescue Techniques
Proper Diving Techniques
- PADI Freediver eLearning app
- “Classroom” session covering the fundamentals of freediving, in cluding: physiology, safety, and techniques to improve your breath hold.
- Pool session that includes breathing techniques, static apnea, and safety and rescue techniques
- ocean session to put your new knowledge to the test out in the wild
day 1: Dry land and pool sessions
Introduction to Freediving
Basic Physics of Freediving
Basic Physiology of Freediving
Breath Hold Training Techniques
Confined Water (Pool) Session will cover
Facial Immersion and the Breathe Up
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
Free Immersion (pull downs)
Constant Weight Freediving (swimming to depth)
Rescue techniques at depth
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
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