SSI Level 1

Freediving Level 1
This program provides you with the training and knowledge required to safely freedive with a buddy in open water environments to depths of 20 meters. You will earn the SSI Level 1 Freediving certification after completing this program.

What to expect
Theory takes place first, After registration we will enroll you on the course and you be abble to do all the lectures online or on your mobile in your own time . During the 1st day we discuss aspects of beginner or intermediate level Freediving, from disciplines, anatomy, techniques and safety. followed by pool practicals, safety and assessment. There is time to eat your packed lunch during the theory lectures, please bring a bottle of water.

Equipment
(Not included in the price of the course) Mask - Fins - swim wear (aqua-skins / triathlon / wet suit / rash-vests are recommended) We can provide masks and fins for hire - although we have limited stock, it will be a 'first booked first secured' basis
Scuba fins, snorkel fins, masks and drysuits are not suitable for freediving, please do not bring these!
​​To Hire Equipment please Click Hire

Prerequisites
Minimum Age: 12
Certification Prerequisites: Must be able to swim.
Academic Sessions: Online training
Pool/Confined Water Sessions-day 1
Open Water Dives- day 2
Maximum Training Depth: 20 meters / 65 feet for divers of age 15+

Language spoken by the instructor:
Arabic
Bisaya
Chinese (Cantonese)
Chinese (Mandarin)
Czech
Dutch
English
Farsi
French
German
Greek
Hebrew
Hindi
Hungarian
Indonesian (Indonesian Malay)
Irish
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Malay
Polish
Portuguese
Romanian
Russian
Spanish
Swedish
Tagalog
Thai
Ukrainian
Vietnamese
Duration of the course in days: 2.5
Total number of hours of course: 18.0
Specific freediving course offered: SSI Freediving Level 1
Private course: No
100% Online: No
Appropriate age group(s) of the student(s):
6 - 11
12 - 15
16 - 77+
Possibility to be insured by a freediving accident coverage (cf. menu): Yes
My instructor will take pictures and videos of my dives: Yes
Level of the instructor: Master Instructor
Years of experience teaching (20 = 20 or more): 12.0
Number of certified students (250 = 250 or more): 200
Particularly experienced at solving equalisation issues: Yes
The instructor has experience as a competition freediver: Yes
The instructor has experience as a coach in competition: Yes
Elite Freediver: the instructor is within 75% of the current world record at any discipline: Yes
Safety standards guarantee: Established freediving center
Direct link to the personal profile of the instructor on his/her federation website (if applicable): https://www.bluewaterfreediving.com/
Direct link to the established freediving center (if applicable): https://www.bluewaterfreediving.com/
*for instructors only: I am looking for instructor dive buddies: No
Listing created Sep 9, 2020

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