Basic Freediving

PADI
Basic Freediver Course

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course is designed to be an introduction to freediving for the complete beginner. It aims to help you develop the skills, knowledge and safety procedures necessary to enjoy freediving safely within your limits of experience. The PADI Basic Freediver course is not aimed for competitive freediving but more for recreational freediving. You will learn essential freediving skills in confined water, such as static apnea and dynamic apnea. And you will also get introduced to correct freediving techniques in slightly deeper water. The freedivers can be a combination of horizontal and vertical swimming.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

Anyone who wants to try freediving in JORDAN and either doesn't have the time is unsure about committing to the full PADI Freediver Course. This is a great first step toward developing solid freediving skills.

THE BASIC FREEDIVER COURSE CONSISTS OF

  • Elearning material
  • Breathing and relaxation session
  • 1 confined water session

DETAILS OF THE COURSE

DETAILS OF THE COURSE

  • You will learn about the equipment for freediving
  • Breathing for freediving
  • Equalization techniques
  • Safety for freediving

During the breathing and relaxation session:

  • How the breathing can help you to get relax
  • Recovery breathing

During the Confined Water session:

  • Static apnea training
  • Safety and buddying
  • Using freediving equipment
  • Duck diving
  • Body positioning
  • Finning style

SCHEDULE

The course is 1 day. We start at 9:00 AM and finish between 3:00-6:00 PM We will start with an orientation and the theory session which will explain all the important aspects of freediving such as correct breathing and safety procedures. And then we will go for some freediving practice in the swimming pool or the bay.

COST

The price for the PADI Basic Freediver Course is

175JD
149JD
Equipment rental included.

THE COURSE INCLUDES

  • Theory session
  • 1 Confined water session
  • PADI Freediver certification upon completion

PRE-REQUISITES

  • Be 18 years of age, or at least 12 years with parent or guardian consent
  • Have adequate swimming skills and in good physical health

MINIMUM PERFORMANCE REQUIRED FOR CERTIFICATION

To successfully complete the PADI Basic Freediver course you will have to perform:

  1. Perform a static apnea of at least 1:30
  2. Perform a dynamic apnea (with fins) of at least 25 meters

At the end of the course you will be able to freedive comfortably with an experienced buddy to depths of 2-7 meters.

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