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Teaching freediving since 1997
AIDA 2 (level 1)
OPEN WATER FREEDIVER
"Awesome work mate thanks alot for the course. I have learned alot of valuable information which probably saved my life. 10/10"
- Blake W, Australia
This is probably the most challenging and rewarding AIDA course. For those who are already confident in the open water this course is your starting point. The course builds a foundation of good technique and safety so that you can buddy with other AIDA 2* freedivers.
Minimum Age: 16
Open Water Training: 3 sessions
Pool Training: Static session + Dynamic Session
Successful completion of this course results in an International Certification from AIDA.
To become a certified AIDA 2 star freediver you will be required to perform a 2 minute breath-hold, swim 40 m underwater with fins and dive to 12m in open water.The correct skills and techniques will be taught throughout the course to assist you in achieving these goals.
Course Content Will Cover:
Different freedive disciplines
The physiology and principles of freediving
The importance of never freediving alone and the role of the dive-buddy
Correct preparation and application of the breath-hold (apnea)
Supportive swimming techniques
Recognising the warning signs and symptoms, avoiding and reacting to blackout and “samba” (loss of motor control)
Being efficient and proactive in an emergency rescue
Safety protocols for competition and leisure freediving/spearfishing
Keys to targeting and planning training sessions
The difference between a depth session and a spearfishing session
Equipment required for freediving
How one needs to breathe before and after a dive
Why relaxation is one of the most important aspects of freedive training and how to be relaxed underwater.
Different equalisation techniques
Preventing pressure injuries (barotraumas)
All our AIDA courses include International AIDA certification fees and all equipment you need.
Price: 290 USD
AIDA 2 + 4 1on1 private coached dives: 690 USD (6 days)
One on one Personal AIDA 2 course: 690 USD
Prerequisite certification: None
Course Length: Two Days (from 9.00 to 17.00)