Who should take this course?
Freediving is about inward power, discipline and control. If you’ve always wanted to enter the underwater world quietly, on your own terms, staying as long as your breath allows, then freediving is for you. Taking the PADI Freediver course is your first step toward discovering why freediving is becoming a popular way to explore beneath the waves.
To enroll in a PADI Freediver course you must be at least 15 years old. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with snorkeling, skin diving, freediving or scuba diving is required.
Younger than 15? 12 year old and above can enroll in the PADI Basic Freediver course and eight year old and above can enroll in the PADI Skin Diver course.
What will you learn?
The PADI Freediver course consists of three main phases:
- Knowledge development – Learn about freediving principles through independent study with the PADI Freediver Touch™
- Confined water session – You’ll learn breathhold techniques as well as static and dynamic apnea.
Goal – static apnea of 90 seconds and dynamic apnea of 25 metres/80 feet.
- Open water sessions – Practice free immersion and constant weight freedives, plus proper buddy procedures.
Goal – Free immersion & constant weight freedive of 10 metres/30 feet.
How long is the Course Duration?
Knowledge development & Confined water session: 1 Day in our center
Open Water sessions: 2 Days (3D2N trip, trip expenses EXCLUDED)
How can you start learning now?
What freediving gear will you use?
In the PADI Freediver course, you learn to use a mask, snorkel and fins, and will also use a wetsuit and weight belt.