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If you are curious about the world of freediving and prefer to just dip your toes lightly into a one-day course, then the AIDA 1 is perfect for you!
Your one-day adventure into freediving in Xiao Liuqiu, Taiwan includes:
-1 theory session that focuses on the freediving breathing principle, equalization, and safety
-1 static session focused on practicing relaxation in water, the breath-hold, buddying, and rescue techniques
-1 open water session for learning the duck dive, body posture, checking equalization, rescue techniques, and pulling down the line, with depths up to 10m
-Photos and videos of your freediving journey
-Certification fee included
*Please note that the AIDA 1 Freediving Course is not a certification course. For the first-level certification course for AIDA, please look into the AIDA 2 Freediving Course
*A pre-requisite of the course is being able to perform 100m of non-stop swimming without equipment or 200m of swimming with mask/snorkel and fins
About the instructor:
Kris is an AIDA and Molchanovs W2 freediving instructor in the water and a Staff Writer for DeeperBlue.com on land, focusing on freediving-related how-to articles, guides, tips and technique, and equipment/freediving destination reviews. Currently, Kris has over 70 articles published on the subject of freediving. She occasionally gets in front of the camera as an underwater model and teaches people how to pose for their own underwater photos.
Kris is passionate about helping students to comfortably overcome their fears and issues, and loves watching them grow individually as freedivers. Her teaching style involves a calm and relaxing, yet comprehensive approach to learning theory and diving. She strives to make sure her students have fun during their course, while maintaining the highest emphasis on safety rather than numbers. Kris learned freediving in Dahab, Egypt as a PADI Divemaster, and has taught freediving in the Philippines, Indonesia, and Taiwan.