Oahu, Hawaii USA

Upcoming Courses

Location Info

Classroom and Pool Sessions

Hope Chapel Kapolei - Classroom is next to the pool
Building No. 1762 Franklin Ave.
Kapolei, HI 96707

Open Water Sessions

Will be done off of a boat. More details of cost of boat will be available soon. The cost for 3-days of boat diving is $195. This is payable diretly to the boat.

Equipment Requirements

  • Mask, fins and snorkel – Preferably low volume mask and long blade fins or mono fin.
  • Wetsuit with gloves and boots – 3mm freediving suit is required for pool and ocean sessions. Good freediving suit with attached hood is perfect. If your hood is not attached please bring a seperate one.
  • Weights and weight belt – Having a rubber weight belt with an assortment of smaller weights to adjust for proper buoyancy.
  • Depth and/or timing device – A waterproof watch at the very least, better yet a freediving computer is perfect.

Check out general gear recommendations.

Don’t worry about lines, floats and those sorts of things, we’ll bring that. We also travel with an assortment of freediving computers for you to try out as well. Along with all of this we’ll video your clinic so you can review each day, your skills in the water as they improve.

Clinic Schedule

The following schedule is subject to change. If you are doing the Basic clinic then you will take part in the first two days. The course starts at 8am sharp. Full course payment is due at this time.

Day 1

8:00am – 10:00pm: Classroom
Introduction & Registration
Emergency Procedures
10:30pm – 3:00pm: Classroom
Equipment
Breathing / Proper Ventilations
Physics of Freediving
3:00pm – 6:00pm: Pool session (3 hrs)
Rescue Skills
Technique Development
Static and Dynamic Evaluation
Note: Bring your own lunch/drinks

Day 2

8:00am – 10:00am: Pool session (2 h rs)
Pool Training Exercises – stretching/yoga
Static and Dynamic Performance
10:30am – 12:00pm: Classroom
Psychological Aspects of Freediving
Land Based Training Exercises
1:00pm – 5:00pm: Open Water
Warm-upsFree Immersion
Rescue Evaluations
Technique Development
Note: Bring your own lunch/drinks

Day 3

8:00am – 12:00pm: Classroom
Physiology of Freediving
Psychological Aspects of Freediving
1:00pm – 5:00pm: Open Water (TBD)
Warm-upsFree Immersion
Rescue Evaluations
Technique Development
Note: Bring your own lunch/drinks

Day 4

8:00am – 9:00pm: Classroom (TBD)
Review diving videos
Mind exercises
10:00am – 1:00pm: Open Water (TBD)
Warm-ups
Free Immersion
Rescue Evaluations
Technique Development
1:00pm – 3:00pm: Wrap up session (optional)
Training Schedule Development
Class wrap-up

Please don’t plan flights out before about 6pm as we can’t guarantee what time the boat will get back to the dock.

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