PADI Basic Freediver / Apnea
Who is this course for?
The PADI Basic Freediver course is a subset of the PADI Freediver course. It’s a great first step for developing solid freediving skills. You learn basic freediving principles and focus on practicing breathhold techniques in a pool or confined water site.
To enroll in a PADI Basic Freediver course you must be 12 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with snorkeling, skin diving or freediving is required.
Yunger than 12?
8 year olds and older can enroll in the PADI Skin Diver Course.
What will you learn?
The PADI Basic Freediver course consists of two main phases:
- Knowledge development through independent study with the PADI Freediver Touch ™ und Theorie bei uns.
- Confined water session to learn breathhold techniques as well as static and dynamic apnea, plus proper buddy procedures. Goal – static apnea of 90 seconds and dynamic apnea of 25 metres/80 feet.
Which freediving equipment will you use?
In the PADI Basic Freediver course, you learn to use a mask, snorkel and fins, and may also use a wetsuit and weight belt. Using gear designed specifically for freediving is best, however, in this course, you may be able to use snorkeling equipment you already own.
Small groups of max. four freedivers on a diving instructor.
From age of 12 years.
€ 229,- including complete rental equipment and learning material
We always make individual appointments, we are there for you seven days a week!
Before signing up, please check the health questionnaire to see if you are fit for diving! Should one of the questions be answered with YES, you must first go to the doctor and make a suitability for diving examination.