FREEDIVING


FREEDIVING Courses

Have you always wanted to enter the underwater world quietly, on your own terms, staying as long as your one breath allows? Explore depths with no tank of air, discover aquatic life closer than you’ve ever imagined? Understand how our bodies allow us to do this with comfort? THEN FREEDIVING IS FOR YOU! Its all about inward power, discipline and control. Setting your mind and body in a place you would have never thought capable. With three levels of certifications (freediver, advanced freediver, master freediver) let us help you with your FREEDIVING GOALS! Each certification consist of classroom, confined water session, and open water dives with a student to instructor ratio of 4:1. You’ll also learn about and get to try proper gear specifically used for freediving. Sink beneath the surface with Underwater Connection in a PADI FREEDIVING CERTIFICATION course and you’ll be AMAZED at what you can achieve!


FREEDIVER

Taking the PADI Freediver Course is your first step toward discovering why freediving is becoming a popular way to explore beneath the water!

*must be at least 15 years old. adequate swimming skills. good physical health. no prior experience needed*

This certification includes:
  • Knowledge development about freediving principles with independent study using the PADI freediver touch and classroom time with an instructor
  • Confined water session to learn breath hold techniques as well as static and dynamic apnea and proper water entry for diving
  • Open water session to practice free immersion and constant weight freedives. plus proper buddy/buddy and safety procedures
Goals:
  • Static Apnea: 90 seconds
  • Dynamic Apnea: 25 meters (80 feet)
  • Constant Weight Freedive: 10 meters (30 feet)
Equipment:

Must have your own low profile mask and snorkel. bi fins, wetsuit, and weights provided.

*quarry fees not included. but does include your PADI certification card*


ADVANCED FREEDIVER

The PADI Advanced Freediver course is designed to fulfill the personal need to refine and improve your skills. Allowing you to progress slowly while learning how your body performs during apnea. Achieving new goals and setting personal best records is an incredible feeling this class can give you!

*must be 15 years old and completed freediver certification course

This certification includes:
  • Knowledge development with advanced techniques using independent study with the PADI freediver touch and classroom time with an instructor
  • Confined water session to learn stretching and relaxation techniques as well as refining static and dynamic apnea
  • Open water sessions to practice deeper free immersion and constant weight freedives along with additional buddy procedures and rescue techniques.
Goals:
  • Static Apnea: 2 minutes 30 seconds
  • Dynamic Apnea: 50 meters (165 feet)
  • Constant Weight Freedive: 20 meters (65 feet)
Equipment:

Must have your own low profile mask, snorkel and bi fins. Wetsuit and weights provided.

*quarry fees not included. but does include your PADI certification card*


MASTER FREEDIVER

For the Advanced freedivers who want to approach elite freediving levels. You’ll learn to bring your static apnea, dynamic apnea, free immersion and constant weight skills to the next level! Hitting even more personal best records!

*must be 18 years old. completed freediver and advanced freediver courses*

This certification includes:
  • Knowledge development through independent study on PADI freediver touch and classroom with an instructor. nutrition, relaxation and advanced breathing techniques to help get you to the next level.
  • Confined water session to improve static and dynamic apnea
  • Open water sessions to practice mouth fill equalization to get you deeper and perform warm up and work up dives for free immersion and constant weight freediving.
Goals:
  • Static Apnea: 3 minutes 30 seconds
  • Dynamic Apnea: 70 meters (230 feet)
  • Constant Weight Freedive: 27 meters (90 feet)
Equipment:

Must have your own low profile mask, snorkel and bi fins, wetsuit and weights. Computer recommended.

*quarry fees not included. but does include your PADI certification card*


Get Certified

We like to take the time to talk to you about our class options to see what best fits your needs and abilities, so call us at (614) 298-977 or contact us online to talk to a PADI professional.