Beginner Freediver

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2 day AIDA 2 Beginner Course Moalboal - Jan. 28, Feb. 4,11,18, 25
3 day AIDA 3 Advanced course Moalboal - Upon request
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1 Day - AIDA 1 Course


This 1 Day - AIDA 1 Course will give you a quick introduction into the sport of Freediving. No prerequisites beside swimming skills. It gives you the basic information and skills you need to start your Freediving adventures. Minimum of 2 person.


US$ 155.-




2 Day - AIDA 2 Course


This 2 day beginner course ends with an international recognized certification from AIDA. To successfully complete the AIDA 2 star freediver course you will have to perform a 2 minute breathold, swim 40 m underwater with fins (horizontally in a swimming pool) and dive to 16m in the open water.


To enroll in an AIDA2 Course you must be able to swim at least 200m non-stops without fins and at least 300m non-stops with mask, fins and snorkel.

The AIDA2 Course is designed for beginners with no previous experience in freediving. It is not required having completed the AIDA1 Course.

You will be certified AIDA 1 or AIDA 2 Pool in case requirements are not completely fulfilled.

US$ 275.-





Courses cover the following topics 

1. Theory

  • Introduction → Pictures and Videos, including the latest record attempt videos …
  • Disciplines →  Info about Static, Dynamic, Deep Diving
  • Equipment → Special Masks, Monofin, Fluid Goggles…
  • Physiology → Human Body and Freediving, Dive Reflex, …
  • Physics → Effects of pressure

2. Swimming Pool Training

  • Breathing Techniques → Different Breathing Techniques
  • Relaxation Techniques → Mental Training to get relaxed fast
  • Breath Hold Training → How to deal with the Urge to breath
  • Training Tips → More Tips for improving your skills after the course
  • Safety → Do’s and Don’ts - with a special on why you should never hyperventilate

3. Deep Diving Training

  • The Dive → Correct Fin kick, Decent, Ascent, Turning
  • Equalization → How to equalize even at greater Depths
  • Physiology → Physiology of Deep Freediving
  • Safety → Buddy Safety System

4. Safety Training

  • Everybody will practice safety procedures and train to rescue his buddy for the unlikely event of a shallow water blackout.
  • This gives you safety and confidence for all your future freediving activities



  • Swimming or snorkeling experience
  • Average health and fitness
  • 16 years of age with guardian permission


Not included: Equipment rental, Certification fee (20 EUR)


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