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SPEARFISHING | FREEDIVING | SNORKELING
Freediving is the purest form of diving. Learn the proper techniques to explore deep underwater on a single breath of air, familiarize yourself with the adventure of Freediving and how to turn this into a life long love affair with the ocean and all the amazing creatures that call it home.
In the RAID World Series of Freediving (WSF) Freediver course you acquire the Proper skills and knowledge to partake in Freediving to depths of 20 meters in the most relaxed and safest manner possible. You will develop skills necessary to train your body to be more efficient with oxygen, gain better respiration and muscle flexibility and learn new skills to explore your Freediving potential to the maximum.
NOTE: Persons new to freediving -
FIRST SECTION -
This is the theory or academic section online and instore.
When you purchase this programme on-
There is such a wealth of information in these comprehensive manuals and is well worth the cost alone!
RAID provides you with more information and knowledge development than any Instructor led lectures only or short video can provide in a limited time period generally offered.
Quick Quiz and Exam (open book)
6 month access to manuals (can download)
SECOND SECTION -
With your WSF/RAID Instructor
Confined water -
This is where the theroy goes into practice, the core techniques for Freediving that you will use for a lifetime are developed during the first sessions, proper breathing and relaxation, efficient fining techniques and correct body position for maximum hydrodynamics, the buddy system and safety are all covered, the confined water sessions are like an open water simulator, this gives you the chance to become comfortable with the Freediving skills before taking them to Open Water.
Open Water -
The real magic happens in the open water where we can explore our own potential and the amazing underwater world, put all the confined water practice into play and further develop your Freediving skills with Equalisation strategy to become comfortable and confident with freediving to depths safely.
Upon successfully passing the practical training you receive:
World Series Freediving International Recognized Freediver Certification
Freediver certification E or C-
Unrestricted access to manuals
PREREQUISITES for the Practical Training
To be a minimum of 12 years old (with written guardian consent up to the age of 18 yrs).
The above is subject to the RAID General Diving Standards and change without notice.
Certification is recognized world wide so your diving experiences will be limitless.
*Prior study to course and a medical questionnaire is all online.
* Courses Run approx 8am to 3pm Sat/Sundays. Check front page of website for upcoming course dates.
* Dive gear not included but students can purchase gear in our store at a discounted rate.
*Morning & afternoon tea and provided (pack your own lunch)
* Max 6 divers per course.
Min Gear Required
* Open cell wetsuit
* Weight belt / weights
* Long bladed fins
Due to the limited number of places offered the following policy applies.
* Once you start / commence the course and wish to cancel then no refund can be provided
* Course must be completed within 6 months of purchase date. For date changes more
than 14 days prior no fee -
If you begin a dive course (day 1) and you need to complete/redo the course on another date a $100 fee will apply to complete the course.
Prices are subject to change without notice. Courses may be cancelled at the discretion of Obsession Dive.