Are you interested in going deeper and improving your technique? Well you can
Is it pool skills and an understanding of how to set up your own sessions for improvement you want? This is the course for you
This course goes into the theory of Freediving in more depth which will allow you to understand the physiology and techniques behind diving deeper. The course will help you improve your Freediving performance whilst advancing your safety and rescue skills.
COURSE COST £320
Payment can be made in increments with an initial deposit of £50, followed by £110 for the pool & theory section, and finally a payment of £160 to complete the open water. Alternatively the full amount can be made at the start.
Price includes, all equipment, course materials, certifications and pool fees. Entrance fees to dive site are charged separately if applicable.
AIDA 3 Star course is 3 days minimum and consists of
3 x theory sessions, 2 x pool session and 4 x open water dives.
To successfully complete the AIDA 3 star freediver course you will have to perform a 2 min. 45 sec. breath hold, swim 55 m underwater with fins and dive to 24 m in open water.
You will receive the new AIDA 3 Star, 97 page fully illustrated e-manual to consolidate your theory. The concepts covered in this course include training tables, free fall, additional freediving equipment, improved equalisation and additional depth safety considerations and an in depth look into the Mammalian diving reflex. This extra information will help you start to put together a training plan for medium term improvements.
DAY 1: POOL & THEORY
We start with classroom theory and onto the swimming pool where we cover Statics (STA), Dynamic Apnea (DYN), safety and rescues.
DAY 2 & 3: OPEN WATER
The Open water section of the course is run over two days in Open Water. This will take the diver down to a depth of 30 meters depending on the time of year and the students needs.
If you do not pass the course I always offer at least one additional days training, at no extra cost.
AIDA 3 Star – Freediver.
Allows you to dive to a maximum depth of 30m with an independent buddy or professional guide.
- Day 2:
Open Water Sessions, Constant weight and Free Immersion, .
- Day 3:
Further Open Water Sessions followed by AIDA 3 Star Exam.
All freediving equipment used during the course will be provided and included in the price.
- Dive site fees:
Payable to the site if applicable.
Be 18 years or older, have completed the medical statement and be able to swim at least 100 metres non-stop and 300 metres with mask, snorkel and fins.
- Price: £160
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When you purchase the course you will receive your Medical & Liability forms, please bring them filled in and signed on the day. NOTE: If you have answered ‘yes’ in any of the questions then you will need a doctor’s signature to verify it is safe for you to take part in freediving.
4/4: ALL DONE
Congratulations – you’re all done. We will send you an email in the next day or two with further course information including some exercises to start off with.