If you have completed the Intermediate Freediver course and want to join the PFI Water Tribe as an Instructor then the Pro Package is for you.
This includes: Safety Freediver, Supervisor Freediver, Assistant Instructor and Freediver Instructor, all manuals and shirts for each program and all at a discount!
Download and review the PFI medical form. To become an active PFI Professional, the PFI Medical Form must be signed by a physician—even if all questions on the form answer ‘no’
For this course, please have current DAN (Divers Alert Network) Dive Accident Insurance. If you do not have it already, you can sign up for it on their website at: www.diversalertnetwork.org
Format / Duration – 10-Days
Courses are run consecutively over 10-days and include everything from Safety Freediver, Supervisor Freediver, Assistant Freediver Instructor and Freediver Instructor programs:
• Minimum age of 21 years
• PFI Intermediate Freediver certification
• Be in good medical & physical condition and with above average swimming skills
Physician signature is required on PFI medical form, even if all questions answer ‘no’, to become an active Performance Freediving International instructor
Qualification of Graduates
Upon successful completion of PFI Freediver Instructor, graduates may participate as a lead Instructor in PFI Headquarters’, or self-organized, PFI freediving courses and activities and can teach the following PFI programs: Safe Buddy, Snorkeler, Freediver and related Coaching and Open Line Sessions.
What to bring
For this course, each diver is responsible for bringing his or her own equipment
• Low Volume Mask
• Full Wetsuit (3mm for warm-water locations; 5-7mm for cold-water locations)
• Freediving Bi-fins
• Timing device and Dive Computer
• PFI Issued Course Manuals (provided by PFI)
The PFI Professional Package costs start at $1850.
Performance Freediving International Professional Membership and Professional liability insurance is an extra charge for those interested in teaching freediving professionally after receiving Assistant Instructor certification.
See our upcoming courses page for more information on when and where courses are happening. You can also contact a PFI Instructor directly if you don’t see a course that fits your schedule. Not all programs are posted on this website.
Registration and Payment Details
To secure your spot in a course, we need to receive your registration 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.