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Learn proper breathing techniques, familiarize yourself with diaphragm breathing and take a deep breath like you never have before. In the SSI level 1 Freediving course you acquire the proper skills and knowledge to participate in Freediving to depths of 60 ft. (20 meters) in the most relaxed and safest manner possible. You will develop the skills necessary to train your body to be more efficient with breath-holding, gain better respiration and muscle flexibility and learn new skills to take your Freediving to the next level.



  • Be 18 years of age or older (12 years with parent or guardian consent)
  • Have completed the SSI Medical Form
  • Have completed the SSI Liability Release


Gear Requirements:

  • Mask,

  • Snorkel,

  • Bi-Fins,
  • Wetsuit or appropriate exposure protection,
  • Weightbelt,
  • Lanyard (if appropriate)
  • Freediving Buoy,


Main Topics:

  • Introduction to Freediving,
  • Equipment for Freediving,
  • Breathing for Freediving,
  • Physiology / Respiration / Circulation
  • Mammalian dive reflex
  • Depth, Pressure and Equalization
  • Safety and Shallow Water Blackout (SWB)&Loss of Motor Control (LMC)
  • Underwater environment,
  • Freediving and Scuba Diving / Risks,
  • Basic Freediving Disciplines,
  • Dive planning factors.


Duration and Course Outline:

  • Three day course
  • Two theory sessions
  • Two pool session
  • Two open water sessions


What’s included:

     SSI Level 1  Freediving Manual online
  • SSI App
  • SSI Logbook
  • Pool Sessions
  • 2 Open Water Sessions
  • Certification
  • Equipment








Coast:  €360


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