Instructs competent and comfortable freedivers, who have successfully completed the PFI Intermediate Freediver course, in advanced safety and problem management with a high emphasis on advanced Freediving techniques, training and equipment. You will also earn Divers Alert Network certifications in First Aid, CPR, Oxygen administration and more. Participants learn how to develop training programs to better the freediver’s physical and mental performance.
Safety and Buddy Procedures for Advanced Freediving
Equipment for Advanced Freediving & Competitions
Psychological Aspects of Advanced Freediving in Competitions
Land and Pool Based Training & Evaluation Programs
Competition Standards and Procedures for Freediving
Static Apnea Development & Training
Dynamic Apnea Development & Training (depending on location)
Open Water Constant Ballast Development & Training
DAN DEMP (O2, Advanced O2, First Aid for Marine Life Injuries, AED), On-site Neuological Assessment for Divers, and Basic Life Support Pro
You’re an experienced comfortable freediver and have taken the Performance Freediving Intermediate Freediver course. This course has a high focus on technique development and open water constant ballast training. You want to learn advanced level training programs and desire to train in a safe and highly supervised environment. Freediving competition strategies and procedures are important to help you become a proficient Freediver/competitor. If so then this is the course for you!
Download and review the PFI medical form. If you say YES to any questions you need to get doctors approval to take part in the course. Email us if you have any questions about the medical form.
You need to provide all of your own Freediving gear inlcuding a Lanyard. Check out gear recommendations.
You will also need to have current DAN (Divers Alert Network) Dive Accident Insurance . If you do not have it already you get get it on their webiste at: www.diversalertnetwork.org
Advanced Freediver is held over 6-days
4 classroom sessions
2-3 pool sessions
4-5 open water sessions
PFI Intermediate Freediver Course completion
Good health and fitness
16 years of age with guardian permission
$895.00 and includes the following:
Personalized instruction from world record holders and/or trainer
1 instructor : 6 student ratio
‘Advanced Freediver Student Support Materials’
Pool and Classroom sessions
Open Water instruction
Hands on experience with specialty freediving equipment
Clinic DVD and PFI Polo Shirt
DAN courses and materials
Boat and other travel related fees may be an additional charge where applicable
Find out specific information such as addresses, schedules and hotel info for each of our clinic locations.
After the completion of your course you will be mailed a certification card (usually within about 3-weeks). The level of certification you receive depends on the skills that you successfully complete during your course. This insures that future buddies, pools, boat operators, etc are able to know what level you are able to dive to and what level of safety you can provide.
To secure your spot in a course, we need to receive both your regsitration and either a 50% deposit or full payment. Any outstanding course balance is due by the start of the course. See our course schedule to register.