To whom?
The basic course is dedicated for those who decided to become a freediver. It is suitable both for people who have never dived in their life, as well as for those who want to get a solid foundation in order to improve their breath hold and dives.

What will be covered on the course?
Fundamentals of freediving physiology.
Short-term and long-term adaptive mechanisms of our body.
How to breathe properly before and after diving.
Pressure and its affect on freediver.
Equalization methods in freediving.
Basic safety rules.
How to achieve maximum results efficiently and safely.
Freediving equipment.
Freediving disciplines.
How to combine freediving and scuba diving.
Freediver's Code of conduct.

Breathing technique and preparation for holding the breath.
Full body and chest stretching.
Relaxation and body scanning practices.
Correct body position and finning technique.
Equalization workshop.
Static apnea session - holding your breath on land and in the water.
Dynamic apnea session - freediving in the pool.
Open water sessions - freediving along the rope with fins and pulling up with hands.
Practicing buddy system and rescue skills.
Course requirements
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 - 1:30 min +
Be able to swim under the water in the pool with fins more than 30 meters
Dive to the depth of 12-20 meters
Apply the buddy system and rescue skills
Have an access to Base Training Program designed by the best world free divers (after Wave 1 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 2/Wave 1
2.5 days course (20 hours)
Learning materials, certification and equipment are included.
AIDA 2/Wave 1
6 days (32 hours)
Learning materials, certification and equipment* are included.
(+3 additional open water sessions)
*equipment included only for the basic course
What is next?
You can continue learning and apply to the next level to be able to dive up to 30 meters to depth.
The course allows you to freedive independently with buddy and attend group trainings in any school.
Deep pools entance
Basic course certification will open access to the deep indoor pools (Deep Spot, Y-40, and Nemo 33).
Feel free to write and call us. We will be happy to answer your questions and register you on an event.
Lighthouse area, Dahab, South Sinai Governorate, Egypt
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