PADI Basic Freediver Class

Course Description

The PADI Basic Freediver course is a subset of the PADI Freediver course and conducted in one day. It’s a great first step for developing solid freediving skills. You learn basic freediving principles and focus on practicing breathhold techniques in a pool. This course consists of 2 main phases- knowledge development & confined water sessions. 

No prior experience with snorkeling, skin diving or freediving is required.


  • Divers must be at least 12 years old
  • Adequate swimming skills
  • Able to answer NO to all questions on the standard Medical History Form or obtain a physician’s approval prior to the start of class.
  • Bring your own mask and fins; snorkel optional. Wetsuit recommended for the winter months.

Course Materials

Required Materials

  • none

Recommended Materials

  • none

Course Preparation – Independent Study

  • PADI Freediving eLearning module required prior to class
Basic Freediver Class
This subset of the Freediver course is great first step for developing solid freediving skills
$225 Class Price
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