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 Preparation – Independent Study
- PADI Freediving eLearning module required prior to class