AIDA 2 Pool Freediving Course in Westfjords Region, Iceland

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This course is designed for people that have no desire to train depth, but are interested in pool disciplines and breath hold techniques. It can also act as a temporary, or pool section of the full AIDA level 2 course if needed. The student will gain freediving theoretical knowledge and practical applications n the pool setting over the space of 1.5 days.

This course offers a solid foundation for the student who will finish with confidence on safety procedures, swimming and breath hold techniques that will act as a perfect base to continue in depth or further pool training.

Course includes:
A theory session, practical session for breathing and relaxation techniques, a stretching session, and three pool sessions.

What is covered:
-breathing cycle
-equalisation techniques
-freedive equipment
-safety procedures
-pool disciplines
-physiology of freediving
-blackout and loss of motor control (lmc) prevention

Prerequisites:
– must be 18 year old or 16 with parent or guardian consent
– must be able to swim 200 m no stop without fins or 300 m no stop with fins, mask and snorkel
To successfully complete the course the student must perform a 2 minutes static breath hold, and swim 40 meters underwater.

What to bring:
towel, freediving wetsuit, fins, snorkel and mask, weight belt and weights (if possible)

What is supplied:
Educational material (given to you before course starts)
freedive equipment if necessary.

Language spoken by the instructor:
Arabic
Bisaya
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Czech
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English
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Duration of the course in days: 1.5
Level of the freeding course offered: Beginner level
Specific freediving course offered: AIDA 2 Pool
Private course: Yes
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
Additional cost per student for freediving insurance (if applicable): 10
My instructor will take pictures and videos of my dives: Yes
Level of the instructor: Instructor
Years of experience teaching (20 = 20 or more): 2.0
Number of certified students (250 = 250 or more): 1
Particularly experienced at solving equalisation issues: No
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: No
Instructor's personal best in Static Apnea (STA) | 2.50 = 2'50'': 6.03
Instructor's personal best in Dynamic With Bifins (DYNB): 100
Instructor's personal best in Dynamic No Fins (DNF): 85
Instructor's personal best in Constant Weight Bifins (CWTB): 45
Instructor's personal best in Free Immersion (FIM): 48
Instructor's personal best in Constant Weight Without Fins : 38
Instructor's personal best in Variable Weight (VWT): 40
Safety standards guarantee: Direct link to the personal profile of the instructor on his/her federation website
Direct link to the personal profile of the instructor on his/her federation website (if applicable): For sole example purposes: a listing missing an element to the "Safety standards guarantee" would not be published.
*for instructors only: I am looking for instructor dive buddies: Yes
Listing created Jun 1, 2020

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