On the advanced course you will be able to experience a free fall - the incredible feeling many people stay in freediving for. Also after this course you will have a clear understanding how to develop and improve your freediving skills.
What will be covered on the course?
THEORY Freediving physiology. Short-term and long-term adaptive mechanisms of our body. Hyperventilation and Bore effect. Frenzel equalization improvement. Barotraumas. Lungs measurements. Buoyancy and free fall. Dalton's law. Shallow water blackout. Training concepts. DCS and surface intervals. Mindfullness.
PRACTICE Full body and chest stretching. Mindfullness. Designing and performing dynamic training tables. Frenzel equalization workshop. Identifying the point of neutral buoyancy. Demonstrating a self-rescue technique for a leg cramp. Using a safety lanyard. Ascending without mask. Demonstration of DNF and CNF dives (Wave 2 only) Tow an inert freediver to a shore a minimum distance of 50 meters. Static apnea session - holding your breath on land and in the water. Dynamic apnea session - freediving in the pool. Open water sessions - CWT and FIM up to 30 meters. Practicing advanced buddy system and rescue skills.
AIDA 2/Wave 1 Certification Age 16 years and above Ability to swim 200 meters, or 300 meters with fins and snorkel Completed medical questionnaire (and permission from the doctor if there are "yes" answers in the list) Signed agreement with terms of acceptance of responsibility and risks
What you will achieve after the course completion
Breath hold - 2:30 min + Be able to swim under the water in the pool with fins more than 50 meters Dive to the depth of up to 30 meters Experience the free falling under the water Master the Frenzel equalization technique Be able to design training tables (AIDA 2 only) Apply the buddy system and rescue skills Learn DNF/CNF discipline (Wave 2 only) Have an access to Base Training Program designed by the best world freedivers (Wave 2 only)
What is needed on the course?
Towel, slippers, swimsuit, light sportswear.
Full set of freediving equipment: wetsuit, fins, mask, weight belt, weights. If you do not have your own set, we will provide it for you. This is included in the course price.
The full courses (pool+depth).
AIDA 3/Wave 2 3,5 days course (28 hours) Learning materials, certification and equipment are included.
AIDA 3/Wave 2 7 days (40 hours) Learning materials, certification and equipment* are included. (+3 additional open water sessions) *equipment included only for the course