Freediving is...

... very peacefull and relaxing
... about being part of the ocean
... completely different than scuba diving
... an exciting natural addiction
... for anybody, you don't have to be an athlete!


Freediving Courses

Total Freedive offers AIDA courses at all levels, from 1 Star to 4 Star and up to Instructor Level. AIDA is the largest and most established organization for freediving, for more info see www.aidainternational.org . All courses include certification (upon completion of the course).
During the courses you will learn to freedive in a safe, professional and enjoyable manner. The most common disciplines of freediving will be practiced: Static, Dynamic, Constant Weight and Free Immersion.

And we also offer: * INTRO * PHOTOSESSION * EFR course * SPECIALITIES *

Anybody who is comfortable in the water can try freediving, you don't have to be an athlete!
So, if you love the ocean and want to experience something new, come try this amazing sport!



INTRODuration: 1 day

Curious about freediving? Be introduced to recreational freediving/advanced snorkeling! Learn about the basic knowledge needed to be able to freedive in a safe and relaxed manner. We will practice breathing and breathholding on the dry, followed by breathhold exercise in shallow water. The second part of the day will be the open water session, diving to maximum depth of 10 meter, practicing breathing techniques, duck diving, finning technique/ body position and rescue.

Prerequisites:

* Be 18+ years (16 years with parent/guardian consent)
* Be able to swim at least 100m non stop

Price:

* 70 euro



AIDA 2 starDuration: 2,5 days

The AIDA ** freediver course is the foundation freediving course covering the necessary skills and knowledge for the recreational freediver. Do you feel confident and happy in the water? Then this is your course! You will learn to safely freedive with or without a guide line, in 4 different disciplines of freediving: Static, Dynamic, Constant Weight and Free Immersion. During the static and dynamic sessions we will focus on breathing, relaxation, finning and safety techniques. In the Open Water sessions we will cover the basic freedive skills such as equalizing, duck diving, vertical swimming, body positioning. Diving to a maximum depth of 20 metres.

Prerequisites:

* Be 18+ years (16 years with parent/guardian consent)
* Be able to swim 200m without fins and 300m with mask, fins and snorkel (non stop)

Price:
 

* 225 euro
Incl. certification card, AIDA manual and equipment if needed



AIDA 3 starDuration: 3 days

The AIDA *** builds on the skills learnt in the AIDA ** course. After this course you will be able to independently plan and participate in freediving activities with similarly experienced freedive buddies. You will develop new skills and a higher knowledge of safety procedures and techniques for freediving such as free falling, Frenzel equalizing, training tables, the risks of increasing and decreasing pressure and how to minimize these risks. You will train these skills in the 4 most common disciplines of freediving. Maximum depth for the dives is 30 metres.

Prerequisites:

* Be 18+ years (16 years with parent/guardian consent)
* Have completed the AIDA ** Freediver course or equivalent

Price:
 

* 245 euro
Incl. certification card, AIDA manual and equipment if needed



AIDA 4 starDuration: 4 days

The AIDA **** course is an advanced freediving course, for those who want to continue freediving beyond a recreational level. You will learn the techniques, knowledge and safety procedures needed or deep freediving, such as exhale diving and mouth fill equalising. We will practice these new skills in different disciplines; Static, Dynamic, Constant Weight, Free Immersion and Variable Weight. The main focus will be on Constant Weight. Besides the in water skills, you will be introduced to full body stretching, lung stretching including packing and reverse packing, cross training and diet. Maximum depth of 40 metres.

Prerequisites:


* Be 18+ years (16 years with parent/guardian consent)
* Have completed the AIDA *** Freediver course or equivalent
* Have completed a course in First Aid with CPR within the last two years

Price:
 

* 330 euro
Incl. certification card and AIDA manual



Emergency First Response (EFR) courseDuration: 1 day

The EFR course covers both Primary Care and Secondary Care. Being able to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in case of medical emergency can be lifesaving. Also you will learn how to provide Medical First Aid, for non-life threathening situations while waiting for Medical Servises to arrive. A usefull course for anybody of any age; anybody interested can enter. And this course is one of the prerequisites for entering AIDA 4 star course.

Price:
 

* 100 euro
Incl. certification card and EFR manual



AIDA Instructor Course & AIDA Instructor Crossover

Designed for AIDA 4star certified freedivers (or equivalent), who want to take their freediving to professional level. And Freedive Instructors from other organisations, who want to cross over to AIDA. See Next Instructor Course for more info.



COACHING-TRAINING-SPECIALITIES

For the already experienced freediver, who wants to improve their freediving performance. Next to regular trainingsessions, we offer Monofin Courses and our own specialised No Fin Courses. See Freediving Training for more info.



PHOTOSESSION

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