AIDA 4 (level 3)
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This course takes you to a whole new level of confidence in your freediving. Not only will you learn the latest techniques for deeper diving but you will also learn more about conditioning your body for freediving. This course will push you to the limits of your freediving abilities. The AIDA 4 star is the highest level a recreational freediver can achieve.
Being an AIDA 4* advanced freediver qualifies you to act as an AIDA Assistant Instructor.
Minimum Age: 16
Have completed an AIDA 3* course (or equivalent)
Have completed EFR (Emergency First Response) or similar First Aid course including CPR within last 2 years
Open Water Training: 4 sessions
Pool Training: 2 sessions
Theory: 3 sessions
Successful completion of this course results in an International Certification from AIDA.
To become a certified AIDA 4 star freediver you will be required to perform a 3 minute 30 breath-hold, swim 70 m underwater with fins and dive to 32m in the open water.
The correct skills and techniques will be taught throughout the course to assist you in achieving these goals.
Course content will cover:
Failure depth (depth at which you can’t equalise), and how to extend it.
Exhale diving– FRC, how & when to use it, dangers of exhale diving
Lung Packing– how and when to use it and risks.
Mouth fill equalising – How and when to use it and benefits
Decompression sickness an Narcosis in Freediving
Equipment for deep Freediving
Fitness for Freediving – aerobic and anaerobic training, full body and lung stretching
Nutrition and Hydration for Freediving
All our AIDA courses include all lunches, International AIDA certification fees and all equipment you need.
Price: $ 490 USD (4 days)
AIDA 4 + 4 1on1 private coached dives: $ 750 USD (6 days)
One on one Personal AIDA 4 course: $ 990 USD
Prerequisite certification: AIDA 3 or equivalent
Course Length: four Days (from 9.00 to 17.00)