Aida Monofin Course

The AIDA monofin specialty course will take you through all of the skills, theory and training techniques required to become an effective monofin freediver.

The Details

Only £125 p/p
Can be held on weekday or on weekends on request. subject to availability. Minimum numbers do apply (2) but contact us if interested as we may have other students waiting to do it.

The AIDA Monofin Freediver course is designed to be an introduction to monofin swiming and to help the student develop the basic skills, techniques and knowledge necessary to start using the monofin efficiently.

Students will be introduced to different approaches to freediving with a monofin, exercises designed to work on style and how to design a training program.

The course incorporates two water sessions, one in the pool and one in open water (during the summer). In these you will cover the following…

  1. History of the monofin, origins of finswimming, crossover into freediving.
  2. Monofin construction and design, current manufacturers and how to choose and fit your fin
  3. How to care for and transport your monofin safely
  4. Freediving categories which use the monofin.
  5. Equipment for use with the monofin and how it differs from other freediving equipment.
  6. Dry training to develop the body for monofin freediving
  7. Physiology for monofin freediving. The physiological differences between dynamic and constant weight.
  8. Finning technique with a monofin.
  9. Key rules to remember for monofin freediving safely
  10. Body positioning and dive technique.
  11. Training drills and practice.

This course is run over one day.

The course includes pool hire, equipment (other than wetsuits) and AIDA certification.

To enrol on this course you must be 18 years of age or older (16 years with parent or guardian consent) Have completed the AIDA ** Freediver course or equivalent.

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Thankyou to everyone who visited during 2020. We hope that 2021 season will be easier but just in case and until things change our 2020 covid restrictions will be in place.

Course numbers will be limited to rule of 6 and all social distancing and hygiene measures will be adhered to in non emergency circumstances.

Bookings are being taken and we will now be allowing course date changes if available up until 1 week before the course start in the case of a change of government policy or guidelines.

Please be sure that if you need accommodation to attend, that this is secure, as we cannot refund due to a change in your accommodation choices.

Due to the restriction surrounding social distancing some elements of the advertised courses may differ, such as boat use and pool use. Please also note that until guidelines change in regards to travel in vehicles outside of your family unit or bubble you will need to transport yourself to and from dive sites. 

Our standard terms and conditions apply to refunds and cancellations.

We are looking forward to diving with you