Freediver: Cost $450 ($225 Refresher)
This program teaches fundamental Freediving techniques for comfortable enjoyment in the aquatic world to depths of 20m / 66ft. You will also practice Static Apnea to help develop your breath-holding abilities and in-water comfort.
Your PFI/NAUI Freediver course will cover fundamental topics such as:
• Essential Safety procedures for Breath-Holding at Freediver Level
• Proper Breathing Techniques for Freediving and Snorkeling
• Confined-Water skill development i.e. Static Apnea
• Open-Water skill development i.e. technique for Deep Diving!
• Equalization for Deep Diving
• Equipment for Freediving and Snorkeling
• The fundamental Physics & Physiology of Freediving—what happens to your body at depths!
Level 1 Safety & Problem Management
Physics and Physiology for the Level 1 Freediver
Freediving Technique Development
Correct Breathing for Freediving
Breathing and Breath-Hold Technique Development
Spearfishing 1: Cost $100 ($130 w/optional pool session)
An introduction to the world of spearfishing. This class will discuss how to safely and legally start harvesting food from our oceans. You will get familiar with all of the gear and how to use/care for it and then go out and practice shooting targets and re-rigging your setup.
Take your skills to the next level. Learn alternate ways to run your setup, from tying your own bands to rigging breakaways for your next tuna adventure. This class focuses on safety and will give you time in the classroom rigging gear and time in the water putting it to use harvesting fish!
The PFI Introduction to Freediving course is an experience program that educates curious audiences on safety and problem management of freediving and breath-holding. This program does not include specific skills development or certification, but provides a foundation for people who want understand the benefits of freediving before taking a recreational freediving course. This course teaches:
Is this course for you?
This entry level certification course is for individuals wishing to learn the basics of surface snorkeling or limited skin dives for the purpose of enjoying the underwater realm in a safe, knowledgeable and comfortable manner.
The objective of this course is to train individuals in the benefits, skills, techniques and safety & problem management for snorkeling to depth no greater than 5m / 16’.
The PFI Safe Buddy program is designed to educate uncertified Freedivers, and aquatic minded persons, in the Safety and rescue techniques necessary for Breath-holding. This program will help to increase safety awareness during recreational breath-holding/freediving activities. This course does not include any instruction on increasing Freediving performances or improving personal freediving technique. This course teaches:
The following classes are available by appointment or request: