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Freediving SSI Course - Level 1

  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Snacks and Beverages included
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
Freediving SSI Course - Level 1
From US$387.50
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Freediving SSI Course - Level 1
This is your first step to becoming part of the ocean. Develop your underwater skills, while having fun guided by an experienced freediving instructor learning to dive to depths of up to 20 meters on a single breath. In this program, you will learn the basic practical and theoretical skills required for freediving.
What to Expect
This course is for everyone. No matter what kind of experience you have in the water. It is a great introduction to the world of freediving.
It is the beginning to your purest form of diving. You will acquire skills and knowledge to participate in Freediving in the most relaxed and safest way possible.You will train your body and mind to take a deep breath like you never have before. We'll take you to discover different Cenotes in the Riviera Maya and other wonderful places of this Magical Place. The duration of the course is between 2 and 3 days

Course Content includes:
  • Freediving Physics and Physiology of freediving
  • Breathwork, manipulation of nervous system through the breath
  • Hyperventilation and Hypoventilation, avoiding shallow water blackout
  • Equalisation for freedivers
  • Finning technique, Constant weight fins
  • Free immersion
  • Buoyancy for freedivers
  • Duckdiving, Mental preparation, pre dive ‘breathe up’ and recovery breaths
  • Static breath holds dry
  • Self rescue techniques and Underwater rescue
  • Surface protocol and rescue
  • Dry training and techniques for maintaining interest over time
  • Yoga routine for freedivers

Reviews (12)
1 - 5 of 12 reviews
Reviewed 10 September 2018
Best freedive centre in Yucatan - GIRL POWER

I honestly can't express how amazing Candelaria and Amacay are! So knowledgeable and patient and all female-run. We need this in such a male saturated industry. I had the best time, and freediving has changed my life forever! So grateful for you Candi!

Thank sarah r
Reviewed 21 August 2018
Great experience, highly recommended in Riviera Maya

Candelaria did a great job in introducing me to freediving and getting to know the cenotes and the underwater world that is outside and inside each of us! Well done, I will definitely come back!

Thank Sergio D
Candelariafa, Gerente at Amancay Freediving, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018
Google Translation

Gratzie mile sergio!! Gratzie por tutti il cafe :D , cibediamo presto!

Reviewed 23 July 2018
SSI level 1 course

Had an amazing time getting certified in the cenotes with this amazing center and all its amazing people!

Thank albertsmebyhuuse
Candelariafa, Gerente at Amancay Freediving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Our little adult! Thank you Albert was fun to have you around :) you have a long way ahead

Reviewed 3 July 2018
Great instructors + location

The instructors at Amancay are knowledgeable, patient and very down to earth! Freediving is something I always wanted to try and I'm very happy I did my training with this group in such a special location. The cenotes are a perfect place for this sport....More

1  Thank Vivian D
Candelariafa, Gerente at Amancay Freediving, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2018
Google Translation

Gracias bonita! Esperamos verte pronto a ti a tu mama :) Ya para la temporada de tiburón toro? que tal?...More

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Absolutely Fantastic!

My Level 1 course with Fede could not have been better! From beginning to end, everything was very smooth and well organized. The equipment was in great shape and comfortable. And Fede was informative and a great teacher! Thanks for the great experience!

Thank cdvoracek1
Candelariafa, Part of a team at Amancay Freediving, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

Thanks to you for choosing us!

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