Course costs £300 (plus optional boat £45) and includes, pool hire, deep quarry access, training, certification and ALL equipment is included.
By the end of the course you will have covered
…We start the day with basic freediving theory and cover the aspects of correct breathing. We then go through a couple of hours of pool training, covering static breath holding, rescues and dynamic apnea. In the afternoon , we start our open water theory and relaxation training. Here we focus on how to achieve perfect technique whilst diving on a float with a line, how to conduct free immersion dives and how to buddy and rescue at depth. At Freedive UK we put a lot of effort in to training you to achieve perfect style, concentrating on efficiency of movement and form as our primary goal.
On your second day as a freediver you will learn how to dive to depth in open water. We will dive using dive lines and lanyards for your safety and will focus on deep diving posture and relaxation. We will conduct our deep dives eother from boat charter (fair weather) and/or a private quarry (poor weather) in order to give you the best quality instruction and the most exciting diving on the day. After free immersion dives, we focus on constant weight dives to complete the depth requirements for the course. The exam will be completed either at the end of day one or two… so be prepared and read your notes before attending. If you think you might need a 3rd day of training then check out our adventure freediving day or private training days. Please note that our courses in west Wales have a slightly different schedule, but the basics are the same.
Cost – £300 (plus potential boat charter fees see below)
Pool hire, training, certification and equipment is included. A boat charter is only taken in suitable conditions, this costs £45 extra per person paid directly to the charter, so please be prepared for this cost. (If you have your own wetsuit, we would recommend bringing it as it may fit better (although you can use one of ours for free). You need to be over 16 and must be able to swim 200m unaided. All courses are conducted in small groups (max 1:4 instructor to student ratio), to ensure the highest levels of safety and teaching quality. Courses start and finish in Newquay, Cornwall or Glynneath, Wales. Days start at 9:30 am and end at about 4-6pm. Click here to see details on available Locations
Spaces are limited so if you want to book this course find an available date in the booking calendar at the bottom of this page and book your space online now. The booking system is live and available spaces are shown on each course. All courses are guaranteed to run once a space is booked, we have no minimums and will not cancel on you. Alternatively you can have a chat to us about it all before committing and book over the phone. If there is a date that you want that is fully booked (and you can’t make another date) contact us as we may be able to accommodate your needs. Deposits can be taken for courses.
Please bring some old shoes or flip flops for walking at dive sites.
Loss or damage to FreediveUK equipment: Equipment hire is free however we do take a £50 deposit on the day of the course to cover damages or loss. This is a fraction of the cost of most of our equipment but we find it to be a reasonable amount to ask people to cover in the event of a loss or damage. See details of terms here
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