Intro Free Diving



This experience is a non-certification program designed to give participants a taste of what freediver training is all about. Participants will learn the basics about freediving with limited depth, time and distance.

Who this experience is for:

This curriculum is great for individuals or groups that want to experience the sport of freediving but don’t want to commit the time and money to a full course. This course may also be used as a team building challenge for groups. By the end of this experience, they can feel assured in their abilities to overcome difficulties, or make a better-informed decision if freediving is the right choice. This course does not provide a certification.

Course prerequisites:

• Minimum age 16 years, or 10 years with parent or guardian

• Comfortable in the water

What you can expect to learn:

• History of freediving

• Why freedive?

• Equipment overview for freediving

• Introduction to in-water environment

• Physics and physiology of freediving

• Safety and problem management

• In-water skills introduction

PFI Introduction to Freediving Experience minimum course requirements:

• Satisfactorily complete the PFI Introduction to Freediving Experience Knowledge Reviews and final exam with a passing score of 80%, followed by 100% remediation by the Instructor

• Complete all open water requirements efficiently

• Form mature and sound judgment regarding dive planning and execution

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