SSI Freediving Pool

Are you ready for the amazing world of freediving?


SSI Freediving Pool program is your chance to get seriously wet and experience what freediving is all about! Signing up for a Freediving Pool course is a great way to start freediving even if the weather is too cold to dive in the ocean!

Pre-requisites:

  • Be 18 years of age or older (12 years with parent or guardian consent)
  • Be able to swim
  • Have completed the SSI Medical Form
  • Have completed the SSI Liability Release

Gear Requirements:

  • Mask, Snorkel
  • Bi-Fins
  • Wetsuit or appropriate exposure protection
  • Weightbelt
  • Lanyard (if appropriate)

Main Topics:

  •  Introduction to Freediving
  •  Equipment for Freediving
  •  Breathing for Freediving
  •  Physiology / Respiration – circulation – mammalian dive reflex
  •  Depth and Pressure- Equalization
  •  Safety- Shallow Water Blackout (SWB) & Loss of Motor Control (LMC)
  •  Underwater environment
  •  Freediving and Scuba Diving / Risks
  •  Basic Freediving Disciplines
  •  Dive planning factors / equipment

Duration and Course Outline:

  • One and a half day course
  • Four theory sessions
  • Two pool sessions

What’s included:

  • Digital SSI Level 1 Diamond Freediving Manual
  • Pool Sessions
  • Open Water Sessions with boat
  • Certification

Cost:

  • €160 + VAT