In freediving, reaching a new time limit or a new depth is an incredible feeling.
Satisfy any personal desire to give your best and be proud of what you achieve.
The PADI Advanced Freediver course was designed to meet your personal need to refine and improve freediving skills, allowing you to progress slowly while learning how your body behaves during freediving.
To enroll in the PADI Advanced Freediver course you must be at least 15 years old and have a PADI Freediver certification (or be in possession of an equivalent certification from another educational organization).
Additionally, you must have completed an Emergency First Response (CPR and First Aid) course within the previous 24 months.
You will be able to complete this training during the Rescue Diver course. At the same time, your instructor may offer you the Emergency Oxygen Provider specialty course.
The PADI Advanced Freediver course consists of three main phases:
- Theoretical development on advanced freediving techniques and equipment. You will study on your own with the PADI Freediver Touch ™ (or your instructor can conduct classroom sessions).
- A session in confined water to learn stretching and relaxation techniques, as well as refine static and dynamic apnea. The goal is to perform static apnea of 2 minutes and 30 seconds (2 minutes for freedivers under the age of 18) and dynamic apnea of 50 meters / 165 feet (40 meters / 130 feet for older freedivers). to 18 years).
- Open water sessions to practice deeper free diving in constant weight, along with other couple procedures and rescue techniques. The goal is to perform an apnea dive in constant weight at a depth of 20 meters / 65 feet (15 meters / 50 feet for freedivers under the age of 18).
Equipment you will use
You must have a freediving mask, snorkel, fins, wetsuit and weight.
Your instructor will be able to let you use the monofin if you have already gained experience with this type of fin. In addition, you will need a surface signaling device and a freediving computer (or a depth gauge and a timekeeping device).
Prerequisites required: PADI Freediver
Participants must be 15 years old.
Authorization of a Parent or Guardian in the case of minors.
Medical Certificate for non-competitive diving activities.**
How to access the course:
Evaluation: Review of the knowledge and skills of the last certification acquired.
Teaching material included:
PADI Educational Material.
Total duration: 3 days.
Theoretical lessons: nr. 3 – with Instructor.
Practical lessons: nr. 3 – with Instructor
Final written exam: YES
Practical final exam: YES
Certification issued: YES – PADI
Locations where you can take this course:
Puglia: Polignano a Mare
Puglia: Torre Lapillo (LE)
Islands of Malta: