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Want to start freediving? The AIDA2 is the perfect all-encompassing freediving beginner course.
The AIDA2 freediver course is for confident snorkelers or swimmers who want to learn all the basic theory and techniques of freediving. This is probably the most challenging and rewarding AIDA course. For those who are already confident in the ocean this course is the best starting point. The course builds a solid foundation of good technique and safety so that you can eventually dive together with other freedivers.
The AIDA2 course consists of:
2 theory sessions
1 breathing and relaxation session
2 confined water sessions (swimming pool)
3 open water sessions (ocean)
1 theory exam
Details of the course:
During the theory sessions:
You will learn the basics of Freediving physics and physiology
Breathing and relaxation for freediving
How to prevent blackout and LMC
How to rescue a freediver in trouble; how to safely improve your dives
During the static apnea session:
The instructor will teach you advanced breathing and relaxation techniques, so you will be able to extend your breath-hold times easily and safely
During the dynamic apnea session:
You will learn what is the correct weighting to use
And you will receive precious advices on your finning technique and body position
During the open water sessions:
You will practice equalization
The instructor will help you to improve your technique in Free Immersion and Constant weight: duck dive - Body and head position - streamline position during the descent - Finning technique
You will practice safety and rescue procedures from the depth and at the surface
You will learn how to use the safety lanyard
How to freedive close to the reef
Progressive adaptation to the depth.
To successfully complete the AIDA 2 freediver course you will have to perform a 2 minutes breath-hold, swim 40m in Dynamic Apnea with fins and freedive to 16m in open water. At the end of the course you will be able to freedive comfortably to depths of 15 to 20 meters.
Your freediving instructor will guide you through this journey of well-being and fun.
Amed, Bali is the perfect place to freedive. The ocean is warm, clear and blue. Tropical fishes come and visit us doing our sessions + there are some nice photo opportunities.
After diving you can treat yourself in one of the many restaurants offering everything from western to local Indonesian food.
No need to tell you that Bali is a perfect travel destination in general! In the Amed region you can do all kinds of ocean-based activities, go hiking in the mountains, do yoga retreats, get massages, etc... All while staying in beautiful and budget-friendly accomodation.
The instructor is an experienced underwater photographer as well! So if you are interested in getting amazing photos from your course, just send a message!