PFI Freediver - Kona, HI
Dive up to 20m/66ft on a single breath and learn to do it safely!
- 375 US dollars$375
- Kona, HI, USA
This program teaches fundamental freediving techniques for comfortable enjoyment in the aquatic world to depths of 20m/66ft. You will also practice Static Apnea to help develop your breath-holding abilities and in-water comfort. Note: Duration is 3 separate 6 hour days. Not just one 6-hour day. Your PFI Freediver course will cover fundamental topics such as: • Essential safety procedures for breath-holding at Freediver Level • Proper breathing techniques for freediving and snorkeling • Confined water skill development • Open water skill development • Equalization for depth diving • Equipment for freediving and snorkeling • The fundamental physics and physiology of freediving Is this course for you? • You’re interested in learning the fundamental techniques of freediving • You’re new to freediving • You typically dive in the shallows • You want to hold your breath longer • You want to dive deeper ---Skills---- Some of the skills a student will be able to perform at the end of the PFI Freediver course are: ---Safety skills as a buddy Perform a 1:30 static breathhold in the pool with opportunity to increase to maximum capacity Dive with proper technique to 10 meters constant weight and free immersion with proper recovery breathing ---Prerequisites Swimming or snorkeling experience Good health and fitness 10 years of age with guardian permission Course Components ---Classroom Complete the manual or eLearning Program. Attend all classroom teaching sessions Stretching and equalizing workshops CO2 and O2 workshops ---Watermanship and Stamina Swim test Survival float Snorkel ---Confined Water Minimum of four consecutive static breath-holds without any hypoxic symptoms minimum 1:30 Recovery breathing and coaching Optional: Three dynamic performances Optional: Complete a minimum 25m dynamic apnea Manage LMC, blackout on surface and underwater ---Open Water Recovery breathing and coaching Six target constant ballast dives reaching minimum 10m/33 feet Four free immersion dives to a minimum depth of 10m/33 feet Emergency rescue and problem management (rescue scenarios) Managing an LMC and blackout on surface and underwater blackout Full mask flood and ascent from depth ---Equipment Used: Mask, snorkel, fins Appropriate exposure protection Weight system Timing device or freedive computer
Only available during scheduled course hours. Napoopoo Road, Captain Cook, HI, USA