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If you are a certified AIDA 2 Freediver and would like to complete the second-level certification course, then the AIDA 3 is perfect for you!
Your three-day adventure into freediving in Xiao Liuqiu, Taiwan includes:
-3 theory sessions that focus on the mammalian dive response, CO2 tolerance, the concept of freefalling, and common injuries at depth
-1 static session focused on practicing relaxation in water, the breath-hold, buddying, and rescue techniques
-1 dynamic session focused on proper weighting, performing a maximum performance and a CO2 table, buddying, and rescue techniques
-4 open water session that include improving body posture, technique, and relaxation, increasing depth safely, learning how to freefall, and practice buddying and deeper rescue techniques
-AIDA 3 exam
-Photos and videos of your freediving journey
-Certification fee included
-2:45 static breath-hold (STA)
-55m dynamic with bi-fins (DNYB)
-24-30m constant weight (CWT)
-Rescue from 15m depth with 50m tow
-Score of at least 75/100 on the AIDA 3 exam
*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
*If you fail to pass the course requirements during your stay, you still have up to one year to train and complete them
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.