Discover Freediving

Pool only 1,000 baht
Open Water 3,500 baht

If you would like to try freediving while you are on Koh Samui and either don’t have the time to follow a full freediving course or are not sure if you will enjoy it then why not try our Discover Freediving Program?

discover-freedivingOur Discover Freediving Program is a great first step to learn more about our sport in a short period of time. You can choose to take a session in the swimming pool only or you can decide to join us in the open water, feeling absolutely safe and comfortable whichever option you choose.

This introduction is also perfect for snorkelers who would like to improve their skills and learn additional techniques that will allow them to be able to get closer to the underwater world.

The Discover Freediving Program does not provide a certification so please check our courses section if you want to learn more and become a certified freediver.

During our Discover Freediving Program your instructor will introduce you to the basics of proper breathing techniques and safety related to freediving. You will:

  • learn how to relax and breath properly before a dive;
  • learn how to equalise your ears;
  • practice Free Immersion and Constant Weight on a rope to a maximum depth of 10 meters;
  • learn how to hold your breath underwater for 1 minute or longer!
  • enjoy the amazing underwater world of Koh Tao or Sail Rock on a single breath.

To participate in our Discover Freediving Program you must be at least 18 years old (16 with a parent or guardian’s consent), you need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving, snorkeling, or freediving is required.

You will also be required to complete the attached Freediver Medical History form to ensure you are fit to dive so please review form. If there are any “YES” answers on the form you will need to get Medical clearance before you begin the course with us.

AIDA International Medical Statement

The pool only session usually begins around 10am when you will receive a short briefing from our instructor on the basic skills of freediving before going to the pool to put them into practise. The pool session usually lasts around  2 hours.

discover-freedivingFor the Discover Freediving day in open water you will be picked up between 7am-7.30am depending where you are staying on the island. Our boat leaves for the dive destination at 8am.

Your instructor will introduce you to the basics of proper breathing techniques and safety related to freediving. During the Discover Freediving Program you will:

  • practice static breath hold and underwater swimming;
  • learn how to relax and breath properly before a dive;
  • learn how to equalize your air spaces,
  • practice Free Immersion and Constant Weight to a maximum depth of 10 metres,
  • hold your breath underwater for at least 1 minute;
  • enjoy the amazing underwater world of Koh Tao or Sail Rock on a single breath.



 

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