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PADI Freediving 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 or freediving is required.

The PADI Freediver course consists of three main phases:

Knowledge development about freediving principles through independent study with PADI Freediver eLearning. (This needs to be done before the in water training)

Confined water session to learn breathhold techniques as well as static and dynamic apnea. Goal - static apnea of 90 seconds and dynamic apnea of 25 metres/80 feet. (Saturday - Meet at shop at 8:30)

Open water sessions to practice free immersion and constant weight freedives, plus proper buddy procedures. Goal - constant weight freedive of 10 metres/30 feet. (Sunday - Meet at shop at 8:00)

Equipment Required: Mask, snorkel, wetsuit, weight belt & fins. (If you don't have your own this can be hired.
What you need to bring: Drinking water and a packed lunch. 

Medical Form : Please complete the attached medical form and bring it with you on the first day of the course. Please read the form carefully if you have any medical conditions you may need a Doctors sign off.

Cancellation / Rescheduling
Once your course is booked no refund will be issued if you decide to pull out prior to the course start date or after the course has started for any reason.

Your course can be rescheduled providing you give us a least 2 weeks notice . Within 2 weeks or after the course has started $200 rebooking fee will apply.

This includes if you have to withdraw or change dates for any reason, including illness, injury, not passing medical requirements, equalizing problems, failure to complete the elearning or swim test.

This reschedule fee is required to be paid prior to confirming the new course dates.

We reserve the right to reschedule the course in the rare event that minimum course numbers are not met. In this event reschedule fee will be waived or a full refund will be offered.

(Photo Credit: Dan Westerkamp 


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