Apnea Total - Freediver

2½ Days

The Apnea Total Freediver Course is a 2.5-day program for individuals interested in the experience of apnea diving, regardless of aquatic experience. The course includes two academic sessions and two aquatic sessions. Instructors use demonstrations, videos, and one-on-one feedback in the classroom to ensure students learn the correct techniques for safe and efficient diving. In the water, instructors provide personalized attention and feedback to increase confidence and safety. Upon completion, students receive certification and online access to course materials. The course covers topics such as freediving disciplines, equipment, breathing and relaxation techniques, hydration and diet, among others. With an Apnea Total certification, you will be able to fun dive with us, and any other freediving school globally.

Price: $250

Course Outline:

Academic Session 1

  • Introduction to freediving and the different disciplines
  • Equipment familiarization
  • Effective underwater entry technique with duck-dives
  • Kicking technique
  • Equalization techniques
  • Breathing techniques
  • Recovery breathing
  • Hydration and diet

Aquatic Session 1

  • Equipment preparation
  • Breathing medidation
  • Practice of efficient breathing techniques in water
  • Free-Immersion dives
  • Buoyancy check
  • Duck dives and kicking technique
  • Constant Weight dives
  • Maximum depth of 12 meters

Academic Session 2

  • Review and feedback from Aquatic Session 1
  • Refining breathing techniques
  • Safety considerations, partial-pressure, and physiology
  • Safety and rescue procedures in water

Aquatic Session 2

  • Yogic breathing and stretching with Pranayamas and Bandhas
  • Warm-up dives
  • Free-Immersion and Constant Weight Dives
  • Safety procedures and practice
  • Buddy team work
  • Maximum depth of 21 meters