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Day 1 Saturday 8am start: Classroom session / shallow water training/ Depth Training
Content: The Human Body in Water. Physiological and psychological aspects of breath holding, Safe Diving Practices, Freedive Equipment, Diet & Hydration, Breathing Exercises.
In-water training: Stretching, breathing exercises, pre & post dive breathing, safety techniques, weighting, entry technique, equalisation, deep water techniques performed to your comfort levels concentrating on building up time spent at depth.
Equipment Required: Mask, snorkel, wetsuit, weight belt, booties & fins. What you need to bring: Drinking water and a packed lunch.
Location - After some classroom work we will head to Lake Rotoma for some in water training
Day 2 Sunday 8am start: Open Water Review/Spearfishing Practice
Location: Weather permitting we will head out on the boat to a sheltered area.
Content: Preparation techniques (stretching & breathing), warm up dives, finning technique, buddy rescue, hunting techniques, an afternoon spearfishing session/deeper dives, debrief.
Equipment Required: Mask, snorkel, wetsuit, weight belt, booties & fins, speargun, float. Bring: Drinking water and a packed lunch.
Please answer the medical questions honestly for your safety and ours. If all answers are No you are fit to dive, if you answer Yes to any of the questions, you will need sign off by a Doctor.
Purchasing this course online constitutes confirmation you have completed the medical form and are fit to dive.
Cancellation / Transfer Policy
Transfer of dates prior to 1 week before the course start date - $50 transfer fee
Transfer within 1 week of course start date $100 transfer fee
This fee is applicable every time you transfer dates.
Once courses are booked and paid for there is no refund available.