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PADI Freediving Course

Quick Details

Starting From:
Basic Freediving Course
Participants Must be at least 12 years old
$250
Freediving Course (Flex)
Participants Must be at least 15 years old
$529
Freediving Course (Group)
Participants Must be at least 15 years old
$479

Step into the Adventure of Freediving

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.

The PADI Freediver course consists of three main phases:

  • Knowledge development about freediving principles through independent study with PADI Freediver eLearning
  • Confined water session to learn breath-hold techniques as well as static and dynamic apnea. Goal – static apnea of 90 seconds and dynamic apnea of 25 metres/80 feet
  • Open water sessions to practice free immersion and constant weight freedives, plus proper buddy procedures. Goal – constant weight freedive of 10 – 16 metres/30 – 55* feet

* Maximum depth for freediver younger than 18 years old is 15 meters/50 feet.

Squalo Divers offers complete course flexibility by allowing you to choose one of the programs listed below.

Group

This popular course option is conveniently completed in two days. Arrive at the shop at 9:00 am to start your knowledge review session. In the afternoon, we will do the pool session training. The next day, you will complete the open water session. The course runs any day of the week from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. We require a minimum of two participants for this course option.

Standard/Flexible

Our Flex course option allows you to set your own schedule and generally takes two days, but we do not need additional participants to run this class. We will conduct your pool session in the store during regular store hours. After you complete the pool session, we will do the open water training dives (which will take one additional half day). These sessions — pool and open water dives — do not need to run consecutively. Pool sessions and open water dives can occur any day of the week during store hours.

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