Freediving Instructor Courses

BECOME A FREEDIVING PROFESSIONAL

Learn from the best

Share your passion for freediving with others by taking the next step to become a professional freediving instructor. Our highly experienced instructor trainers will equip you with the knowledge and skills to teach others how to freedive safely.

Master Instructor Trainer

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Once qualified, you will have full access to the latest teaching and course materials, manuals and supplementary e-learning platforms. Our instructor trainers have run freediving courses throughout the world and will be able to help you realise your dream of being a successful freediving professional.

Internationally Recognised

Our freediving instructor courses are certified by Pure Apnea which has the highest standards for both sport and adventure freediving. As a Pure Apnea certified instructor you will be able to confidently teach freediving courses and present your successful students with internationally recognised qualifications.

Freediving students

Adventure Freediver Instructor Course: R15,000 | 14 Full Days

This Pure Apnea Adventure Freediver Instructor Qualification Course (AFIQC) is open to experienced recreational freedivers who are already Adventure Freediver II certified.

Prerequisites

– +18 years of age
– Certified as a Pure Apnea Adventure Freediver II
– Medical certificate stating “Fit for Freediving” no older than 1 year
– Capable of performing 30m CWT Bi-fins freedives
– Hold a First Responder qualification that includes 1st Aid and CPR
– Have a minimum of 6 months freediving experience
– Completed Course Register, Indemnity Form and Medical Questionnaire

Core Requirements

– 1x 30m CWT Bi-fins freedive with dive line
– 1x 25m CWT (Bi-fins) freedive without dive line
– 4:00 Static
– 20m rescue, revival and 50m tow
– 1-fin CWT Bi-fins rescue from 15m
– 5x 20m CWT Bi-fins with 1 minute surface interval
– Pass all written exams
– Pass all theory presentations
– Pass all practical skill presentations

On successful completion
Once you have completed your course, you will be able to teach and certify Discover Freediving, Adventure I, Adventure II and Surf Apnea students.

Sport Instructor Course: R18,000 | 14 Full Days

This Pure Apnea Sport Instructor Qualification Course (IQC) is open to highly accomplished sport freedivers who are already Level 3 Master Freediver certified.

Prerequisites

– +18 years of age
– Certified as a Pure Apnea Level 3 Master Freediver or equivalent
– Medical certificate stating “Fit for Freediving” no older than 1 year
– Capable of performing 40m CWT Bi-fins freedives
– Hold a First Responder qualification that includes 1st Aid and CPR
– Have a minimum of 6 months freediving experience
– Completed Course Register, Indemnity Form and Medical Questionnaire

Core Requirements

– 2x 40m CWT Bi-fins freedive with dive line
– 4:00 Static
– 100m DYN (Bi-fins)
– 50m DNF
– 25m CNF
– 25m rescue, revival and 50m tow
– Hang (+-45sec) at 15m followed by a rescue
– 5x 20m CWT Bi-fins with 1 minute surface interval
– 40m rope rescue in 4 minutes with 10kg bottom weight
– Pass all written exams
– Pass all theory presentations
– Pass all practical skill presentations

On successful completion
Once you have completed your course, you will be able to teach and certify Discover Freediving, Level 1 Freediver, Level 2 Advanced Freediver and Surf Apnea students.

Master Instructor Course: R3,250 | 2 Full Days

Upgrade from Instructor to Master Instructor and start teaching the Level 3 Master Freediver course.

Prerequisites

– Active Pure Apnea Sport Instructor for 12 months or more
– Capable of performing 50-60m CWT/FIM freedives
– Hold a First Responder qualification that includes 1st Aid and CPR
– Completed Course Register, Indemnity Form and Medical Questionnaire

Core Requirements

– 1x 50-60m CWT/FIM freedive
– Pass all written exams
– Pass all theory presentations
– Pass all practical skill presentations

On successful completion
Once you have completed your course, you will be able to teach and certify Level 3 Master Freediver students and continue progression towards Master Instructor Trainer.

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