The AIDA **** course is an advanced freediving course, designed to continue a freediver’s training beyond the level of AIDA *** Freediver. It aims to meet the needs of those freedivers who want to continue freediving beyond a recreational level. Students will be familiarised with the techniques, knowledge and safety procedures for deep freediving, such as exhale diving and mouth fill. They will develop their skills within the main categories of freediving; Static Apnea, Dynamic Apnea, Constant Weight, Free Immersion and Variable Weight, even though the main focus is on Constant Weight. Besides the in water skills, the students will be introduced to full body stretching, lung stretching including cross training and diet that will benefit their freediving development. This qalification will allow you to become an fully qualified assistant on Freediving Courses To successfully complete the AIDA 4 star freediver course you will have to perform a 3 minute 30 second breathold, swim 70 m underwater with fins and dive to 32 meters in the open water .
At the end of our courses you will receive a handout to take home.
To enrol in the AIDA **** Freediver course, an individual must:
• Be 18 years of age or older (16 years with parent or guardian consent)
• Have completed the AIDA *** Freediver course or equivalent.
• Have completed the AIDA Medical Form.
• Have completed the Liability Release.
• Have completed a course in First Aid with CPR within the last two years.
(We can arrange EFR (First Aid) courses to all our students at discounted rates) What to expect
theory takes place first, during the day we cover all 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.
(Not included in the price of the course) Freediving Equipment – mask, fins or monofin, snorkel, appropriate exposure protection(Freediving Wetsuit), weight-belt, lanyard