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Become a freediver

Freediving in the Sea of Cortez

What is freediving?

Freediving describes the increasingly popular sport of diving under water for extended periods without the aid of artificial breathing apparatus such as scuba gear. Learning to freedive can improve confidence in when swimming, enhance the experience when snorkeling, provide valuable skills for spearfishing and generally develop a feeling of well-being and fitness. Practitioners of the sport often cite a Zen like state as a result of the calm meditative breathing practices that form part of the pre-dive preparations.

Freedive Full Course

Become a freediver and experience the exhilarating freedom of holding your breath underwater. Under the guidance of our experienced instructors you will learn the basic theoretical and practical skills to dive to depths of up to 20 meters.
This two-day course includes classroom, pool and open water sessions.

  • Introduction to breath holding
  • Physiology of free diving / Equalization
  • Breathing and Relaxation techniques
  • Pranayama breathing
  • Free diving technique
  • Safety & rescue

Full Course (2 days): 340$

Intro to Apnea

A half day breath hold workshop focused on breathing and relaxation techniques.
Learn how to breath properly, relax your body and increase your breath holding ability.

  • Physiology
  • Breathing technique
  • Relaxation technique (WATSU)
  • Breath holding exercises

Intro to Apnea (half day): 150$

Surf Survival Course

Learn how to survive in stressful underwater situations. For watersport people who want to learn how to breath and how to keep calm under stress.

  • Physiology
  • Breath hold under stress
  • Underwater Swimming technique (flow)
  • Rescue techniques

Surf Survival Course (half day): 150$

Coaching Session

Training session with an instructor providing safety and guidance to bring your freedive skills to the next level.

Coaching Session: 80$

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