FREEDIVER

Learn to freedive down to a maximum depth of 20m/66 feet!
This program teaches fundamental Freediving techniques for comfortable enjoyment in the aquatic world to depths of 20m / 66ft. You will also practice Static Apnea to help develop your breath-holding abilities and in-water comfort.

Your PFI Freediver course will cover fundamental topics such as:

• Essential Safety procedures for Breath-Holding at Freediver Level
• Proper Breathing Techniques for Freediving and Snorkeling
• Confined-Water skill development i.e. Static Apnea
• Open-Water skill development i.e. technique for Deep Diving!
• Equalization for Deep Diving
• Equipment for Freediving and Snorkeling
• The fundamental Physics & Physiology of Freediving—what happens to your body at depths!

IS THIS COURSE FOR YOU?

• You’re interested in learning the fundamental techniques of Freediving
• You’re new to Freediving
• You typically dive in the shallows
• You want to dive Safely
• You want to hold your breath Longer
• You want to Dive Deeper

Download and review the PFI medical form. If you say YES to any questions you may need to get doctors approval to take part in the course. Email us if you have any questions about the medical form.


INTRODUCTION TO FREEDIVING

What is Freediving?

The PFI Introduction to Freediving course is an experience program that educates curious audiences on safety and problem management of freediving and breath-holding. This program does not include specific skills development or certification, but provides a foundation for people who want understand the benefits of freediving before taking a recreational freediving course. This course teaches:

  • Safety and Problem Management for Apnea Training
  • Near Blackout and Blackout Management
  • Introduction to Static Apnea (maximum 2:00)
  • Introduction to Dynamic Apnea (maximum 25m/82’)

SAFE BUDDY

Learn essential safety and problem management skills for apnea training!

The PFI Safe Buddy program is designed to educate uncertified Freedivers, and aquatic minded persons, in the Safety and rescue techniques necessary for Breath-holding. This program will help to increase safety awareness during recreational breath-holding/freediving activities. This course does not include any instruction on increasing Freediving performances or improving personal freediving technique. This course teaches:

  • Safety and Problem Management for Apnea Training
  • Near Blackout and Blackout Management

SNORKELER INTRODUCTION

This entry level certification course is for individuals wishing to learn the basics of surface snorkeling or limited skin dives for the purpose of enjoying the underwater realm in a safe, knowledgeable and comfortable manner.


LINE DIVING/COACHING SESSIONS AVAILABLE

EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONDER/CPR/AED COURSE AVAILABLE