AIDA 1 INTRODUCTION

This one day course is designed to be an introduction to freediving for complete beginners. It will open your mind to a new way to be underwater.

You will learn the very basic of freediving, how to breathe properly, before and after a breath hold, how to take a full breath before the dive, how to duck dive, finning, buddying. You will learn about the main risks and dangers and how to prevent them. You will also learn some basic safety techniques.

COURSE STRUCTURE
- One theory session
- One breathing and relaxation session
- One pool session
- One equalization session
- One open water session

COURSE CONTENT
- Freediving breathing cycle
- Relaxation techniques
- Basic equalization techniques
- Freediving disciplines and techniques
- Basic of safety in freediving
- Black out and loss of motor control

PREREQUISITES
- Be 18 years old (16 with parent or guardian consent)
- Be able to swim 100 m no stop
There are no minimum requirements to pass the course.

MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS
Students with particular physical conditions (listed in the Medical Statement that you will receive) that may affect the own safety, must seek the advice of a physician prior to engaging in the freedive activities.

COST: $ 250 (eqipment not included)

NOTE: This course can be skipped and you can join straight away the next level if you already are a confident person in the water. This means that you go swimming, surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, scubadiving, snorkeling etc.

What to bring?
Full wetsuit
Mask
Snorkel
Fins (not necessarily freediving fins)
Hood
Weight belt and weights
Water
Sunscreen
Towel
Lunch