stage b

freediver

enjoy the silence

Minimum age: 16.

Have completed an Apnea International Stage A course (or equivalent)

Open water dives: 4

Pool sessions: 2

course results in an international accreditation by Apnea International

On this course we will cover these subjects:

  • Physics of Freediving .
  • Physiology of Freediving.
  • Mammalian Diving Reflex.
  • Physiology of Freediving – black out.
  • Training for Static apnea.
  • Training tables, dry static training.
  • Training for Dynamic apnea.
  • Equalisation techniques.
  • Buoyancy Issues for Deeper Freediving
  • Safety Equipment for Deeper Freediving.
  • Psychology of Freediving.
  • Fitness training for Freediving.
  • Breathing exercises – Pranayama.
  • Relaxation techniques for Freediving.
  • Planning an open water dive session.
  • The Training sessions include Static breath-hold tables and Deep water sessions.
  • The emphasis is on energy efficient movement in the water.
  • We will try to find the best individual technique that will result in the best improvement.
  • It is important to understand that with proper training and knowledge a Freediver will improve the depth as well as the dive time.

You will need to bring your own gear – Mask, Snorkel, fins and wetsuit. The gear does not have to be freediving gear but it is recommended. A gear session will be conducted through the course to help you choose the right gear.

If you do not have gear – please notify your instructor before the course so that he could provide you with options.

First day-

  • Start around 09:00. Theory until 12:30.
  • Static and dynamic training until 16:00.
  • Theory to 17:00-17:30.

Second day-

  • Meet for theory / go for a dive – depending on sea conditions and boat.
  • We need 3 hours of theory + time for 2 dives (each dive – 1 hour).
  • Theory until around 16:00-17:00.

Third day-

  • Meet for theory / go for a dive – depending on sea conditions and boat.
  • We need 3 hours of theory + time for 2 dives (each dive – 1 hour).
  • Finish course around 16:00-17:00.
  • This schedule is only for general knowledge. Times may change according to sea conditions and the will of the group.
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