The PADI Freediver course consists of three main phases:
Knowledge development about freediving principles through independent study with the PADI Freediver TouchTM (or your instructor may conduct class sessions).
- Confined water session to learn breath-hold techniques as well as static and dynamic apnea. Goal – static apnea of 90 seconds and dynamic apnea of 25 meters/80 feet.
- Open water sessions to practice free immersion and constant weight freedives, plus proper buddy procedures. Goal – constant weight freedive of 10 meters/30 feet. Maximum depth 16 meters/55 feet.
- Be 15 years of age or older in Good Health & Fitness (Medical Questionaire).
- Be able to swim at least 200m non-stop without fins or 300m using mask, fins and snorkel.
Saturday 8:00AM - 6:00PM*
Sunday 7:00AM - 3:00PM*
*These are approximate times. Course duration may vary from class to classFrequently Asked QuestionsWhat is included in the course fee?
Classroom, pool, and ocean sessions as well as the PADI digital learning course for the Freediver program.What equiupment do I need?
How many people are in a class?
- Full Wetsuit 5mm
- Weight Belt
- Watch / Gauge
We cap our Freediving classes at 4 students.How much does the course cost?
Tuition and Digital Course: $449**
** Some courses are conducted at Catalina Island and there are additional fees for those courses