AIDA 2 FREEDIVER

This course is specially designed for confident snorkelers or swimmers that want to learn freediving and gain a solid freediving theoretical knowledge base and learn the basic freediving techniques. The course builds a proper foundation helping the student to familiarize with the skills, knowledge, safety procedures and enjoyment of freediving. This course runs over 2,5 days.

COURSE STRUCTURE
- One theory session
- One breathing and relaxation session
- Two pool sessions
- One equalization session
- Three open water sessions
- Final exam

COURSE CONTENT
- Scienze of freediving
- Freediving breathing cycle
- Basic physiology of freediving
- Equalization techniques
- Safety in freediving
- How to prevent blackout and loss of motor control (LMC)
- Freedive techniques
- Equipment in freediving
- Freediving disciplines

PREREQUISITES
- Be 18 years old (16 with parent or guardian consent)
- Be  able  to  swim  200 m  no stop  without  fins or 300 m no stop with fins, mask and snorkel.
To successfully complete the Freediver course you will have to perform a 2 minutes breath-hold, swim 40 m underwater with fins and freedive to 16 m in open water. At the end of the course, you will be able to freedive comfortably to depths of  15 - 20 m.

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: $ 390 (equipment, swimming pool and Busselton Jetty entry fee not included)

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

Minimum 2 students to run this course