Freediving Courses

Apnea Academy , SSI, Aida

Freediving Discovery

Ocean Freediving Lanzarote

Our Discover Freediving Program is a great first step to learn more about our sport in a short period of time. You can choose to take a session in the swimming pool only or you can decide to join us in the open water, feeling absolutely safe and comfortable whichever option you choose.

This introduction is also perfect for snorkelers who would like to improve their skills and learn additional techniques that will allow them to be able to get closer to the underwater world.
The Discover Freediving program does not provide a certification so please check our courses section if you want to learn more and become a certified freediver.
During our Discover Freediving program your instructor will introduce you to the basics of proper breathing techniques and safety related to freediving.

THE COURSE CONTENT:

  • 1 breathing and relaxation session
  • 1 dry breath hold session
  • 1 theory session
  • 1 water session

YOU WILL:

  • learn how to relax and breath properly before a dive
  • learn how to equalize your ears
  • practice Free Immersion and Constant Weight on a rope to a maximum depth of 10 meters
  • learn how to hold your breath underwater for 1 minute or longer

DURATION: 4– 5 hours

PRICE:

  • 80€ /person/session (minimum 1 people)
  • 65€ /person/session (minimum 2 people)
  • 60€ /person/session (minimum 3 people)
  • 55€ /person/session (minimum 4 people)

PREREQUISITES:

Be at least 18 years (or 12 with parental consent).
Know how to swim.
Medical certificate with less than two years, indicating you “do not have medical contraindications for freediving”.
Includes: freediving equipment, insurance during the course.

SCHEDULE

We will start at around 9.30 am by learning to breathe correctly for freediving, how to use your breathing to relax and you will try a dry breath-hold. We follow with a short theory session to talk about the most important safety-related issues associated with freediving. In the open water we will practice descending on a line, while working on equalization, streamlining and relaxation.

Freediving Level 1

Ocean Freediving Lanzarote

The Freediver course introduces you to static, dynamic and constant weight freediving knowledge and skills. It is intended for enthusiastic freedivers so it emphasizes the specialized breathing techniques, equipment, procedures and safety issues associated with freediving. This is done in only 2 days ½ and the aim is to get you to freedive comfortably and safely to 10-20 m of depth.

COURSE CONTENT:

  • 2 theory sessions
  • 1 dynamic apnea session
  • 1 static apnea session
  • 3 open water sessions

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • Level 1 Safety & Problem Management for Freediving
  • Level 1 Breath-Hold Technique Development
  • Level 1 Confined Water Rescue and Buddy Supervision Techniques
  • Introduction to Freediving Specific Equipment
  • Basic Physics and Physiology for the Level 1 Freediver
  • Freediving Technique Development
  • Correct Breathing for Freediving
  • Equalization Techniques for the Level 1 Freediver
  • Open Water Rescue Skills, Buddy Supervision and Self Evaluation

DURATION: 2 days ½

PRICE:

Only course: 290 euro, including ALL fees (digital student manual, digital certification, pool and all necessary equipment).

PREREQUISITES:

Be at least 18 years (or 12 with parental consent).
Know how to swim.
Medical certificate with less than two years, indicating you “do not have medical contraindications for freediving”.
Includes: freediving equipment, insurance during the course.

SCHEDULE:

  • DAY 1: Starting at about 9.30am with some theory and breathing techniques, we go to the first OW session. After the lunch break we follow with a static and dynamic breath-hold session and debriefing.
  • DAY 2: Theory and we go to the second OW session, to keep practicing freediving technique and learn Frenzel equalization.
  • DAY 3: One OW session to learn all the safety skills and exam.

Freediving Level 2

Ocean Freediving Lanzarote

Achieving a new freediving time or reaching a new depth is an incredible feeling. It satisfies that very personal desire to do your best and be proud of what you can accomplish. The advanced Freediver course is designed to fulfill that personal need to refine and improve your freediving skills, allowing you to progress slowly while learning how your body performs during apnea.

COURSE CONTENT:

  • 3 theory sessions
  • 1 static apnea
  • 1 dynamic apnea session
  • 4 open water sessions

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • Level 2 Safety & Problem Management for Freediving
  • Basic Breathing Techniques Development
  • Confined Water Rescue and Buddy Supervision Techniques
  • Freediving Specific Equipment for the Level 2 Freediver
  • Physiology of the Level 2 Freediver
  • Physics in Freediving
  • Open Water Freediving Technique Development
  • Open Water Rescue Skills, Buddy Supervision and Self Evaluation

DURATION: 3 days

PRICE

Only course: 330 euro, including all fees (digital student manual, digital certification, pool session, open water sessions).
Material NOT INCLUDED, Rental equipment available.

PREREQUISITES:

  • Be at least 18 years (or 12 with parental consent).
  • Have a Freediving certification.
  • Know how to swim.
  • Medical certificate with less than two years, indicating you “do not have medical contraindications for freediving”.
  • Includes: freediving equipment, insurance during the course.

SCHEDULE:

  • DAY 1: Starting at about 9.30am with some review about breathing and breathe-up techniques and theory about different training methods applicable to both confined and open water training and dry training. We do the first open water session, working mainly on buoyancy and free falling. After the lunch break we follow with a static breath-hold session and debriefing.
  • DAY 2: Theory we head to the second OW session, to keep practicing free falling and learn Frenzel equalization.
  • DAY 3: Theory, OW session and exam in the break.

Freediving Level 3

Ocean Freediving Lanzarote

The Course takes you to a whole new level of confidence in your freediving skills. You will you learn the latest techniques for deeper diving and you will learn more about conditioning your body for freediving. This course will help you to redefine the limits of your freediving abilities.

COURSE CONTENT:

  • 4 theory sessions
  • 5 open water sessions
  • 1 static apnea session
  • 1 dynamic apnea session
  • 1 stretching session & relaxation session

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • Level 3 Safety & Problem Management for Freediving
  • Breathing Techniques Development
  • Confined Water Rescue and Buddy Supervision Techniques
  • Freediving Specific Equipment for the Level 3 Freediver
  • Physiology of the Level 3 Freediver
  • Physics in Freediving
  • Open Water Freediving Technique Development
  • Open Water Rescue Skills, Buddy Supervision and Self Evaluation

DURATION: 4 days

PRICE:

Only course: 450 euro, including ALL fees (digital certification, pool sessions, open water sessions).
Material NOT INCLUDED, Rental equipment available.

PREREQUISITES:

  • Be at least 18 years (or 12 with parental consent).
  • Have a Freediving certification
  • Know how to swim.
  • Medical certificate with less than two years, indicating you “do not have medical
  • contraindications for freediving”.
  • Includes: freediving equipment, insurance during the course.

SCHEDULE:

  • DAY 1: Starting at about 9.30am with some review about breathing and breathe-up techniques and theory about different training methods applicable to both confined and open water training and dry training. We follow with a static breath-hold session and debriefing. After the lunch break we do the first open water session, working mainly on buoyancy and free falling.
  • DAY 2: Theory followed by CO2 tables dynamic in confined water, and after lunch break we head to the second OW session, to keep practicing free falling and learn Mouthfill equalization.
  • DAY 3: Theory, OW sessions, to keep practicing freediving technique, free fall and learn Mouthfill equalization.
  • DAY 4: Theory, OW session and exam in the break.

Freediving Combo 1&2

Ocean Freediving Lanzarote

A Combo is a freediving package deal including combination of freediving courses 1&2, where you can choose the option that suits you better.

COURSE CONTENT:

  • 4 theory sessions
  • 5 open water sessions
  • 1 static apnea session
  • 1 dynamic apnea session
  • 1 stretching session & relaxation session

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • Level 1&2 Safety and Problem Management for Freediving
  • Basic Breathing Techniques Development
  • Confined Water Rescue and Buddy Supervision Techniques
  • Freediving Specific Equipment for the Level 1&2 Freediver
  • Physiology of the Level 1&2 Freediver
  • Physics in Freediving
  • Open Water Freediving Technique Development
  • Open Water Rescue Skills, Buddy Supervision and Self Evaluation

DURATION: 5 days

PRICE:

Only course: 560 euro, including ALL fees (digital certification, pool sessions, open water sessions).
Material INCLUDED

PREREQUISITES:

  • Be at least 18 years (or 12 with parental consent).
  • Know how to swim.
  • Medical certificate with less than two years, indicating you “do not have medical contraindications for freediving”.
  • Includes: freediving equipment, insurance during the course.

SCHEDULE:

  • DAY 1: Starting at about 9.30am with some review about breathing and breathe-up techniques and theory about different training methods applicable to both confined and open water training and dry training. We follow with a static breath-hold session and debriefing. After the lunch break we do the first open water session, working mainly on buoyancy and free falling.
  • DAY 2: Theory followed by CO2 tables dynamic in confined water, and after lunch break we head to the second OW session, to keep practicing free falling and learn Frenzel equalization.
  • DAY 3: Theory, OW sessions, to keep practicing freediving technique, free fall and learn Frenzel equalization.
  • DAY 4: Theory, OW sessions, to keep practicing freediving technique, free fall and learn Frenzel equalization.
  • DAY 5: Theory, OW session and exam in the break.