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Level 2 Freediving will equip you with further knowledge of the mammalian diving reflex and how to initiate the best response for Freediving. You will learn new advanced equalization techniques and apnea training methods to carry you past 60 ft. (20 meters) and develop the skills necessary to freedive to depths up to 90 ft. (30 meters.)


  • 15 years of age.
  • Be able to swim at least 400 meters/437 yards non-stop without fins or buoyancy device.

  • Have completed the SSI Freediving Level 1 program or equivalent and have logged a minimum of 15 Freediving Sessions in total

  • Have completed the SSI Medical Form

  • Have completed the SSI Liability Release (where applicable)


Gear Requirements:

  • Mask,

  • Snorkel

  • Bi-Fins

  • Wetsuit or appropriate exposure protection

  • Weightbelt

  • Lanyard

  • Frediving Buoy


Main Topics:

  • Introduction to Freediving Level 2,

  • Advanced equipment for Freediving,

  • Breathing for Freedivin,

  • Advanced Physiology / Respiration — Circulation — Dive Reflex

  • Depth and Pressure — Frenzel Equalization,

  • Dalton’s law

  • Archimedes principal,

  • Freediving Warm-ups / performances,

  • Safety- Shallow Water Blackout (SWB), Black Out (BO) and Loss of Motor Control (LMC)

  • Underwater environment,

  • Competitive Freediving Disciplines,

  • Dive planning factors / equipment and rigging basics,


Duration and Course Outline:

  • Three day course

  • Two theory sessions

  • Two pool sessions

  • Four open water sessions


What’s included:

  • SSI Level 2 Freediving Manual online


  • SSI Logbook 2 years

  • Pool Sessions

  • Open Water Sessions 

  • Certification


Cost: €400

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