Wilmington, NC

Upcoming Courses

Location Info

Classroom, Pool Sessions and Boat Charter

Scuba-Now
5725 Oleander Dr. Unit B4
Wilmington, NC 28403
910-395-5111
www.scuba-now.com

Equipment Requirements

If you need any of the following Freediving gear you can check with Pro Dive. They have a retail store below the classrooom that is usually open during class.  There is also Lauderdale Divers and Austin’s Dive Centre.

  • Mask, fins and snorkel – Preferably low volume Freediving mask and long blade fins or mono fin.
  • Wetsuit with gloves and boots – 3mm freediving suit required for pool and ocean sessions. Good freediving suit with attached hood is perfect.
  • Weights and weight belt – Having an assortment of smaller weights to adjust for proper buoyancy is a must.
  • 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. The course starts at 8am sharp. Full course payment is due at this time.

Day 1

8:00am – 11:00am: Classroom
Introduction & Registration
Emergency Procedures
Equipment
12:00pm-2:30pm Classroom
Breathing / Proper Ventilations
Physics of Freediving

3:00am – 6:00pm: Pool session (3 hrs)
Rescue Skills
Technique Development
Static

Day 2

8:00am – 10:00am: Pool Session
Training Exercises – stretching/yoga
Static PerformanceClassroom
11:0am – 1:00pm: Class Session
Psychological Aspects of Freediving
Land-Based Training Exercises and Pool
2:00pm – 6:00pm: Open Water
Warm-upsFree Immersion
Rescue Evaluations
Technique Development

Day 3

8:00am – 1:00pm: Classroom
Physiology of Freediving
Psychological Aspects of Freediving
2:00pm -6:00pm: Open Water
Warm-ups
Free Immersion
Rescue Evaluations
Technique Development

Day 4

8:00am – 12:00pm: Open Water
Warm-ups
Free Immersion
Rescue Evaluations
Technique Development
1:00pm – 3:00pm: Wrap up session (optional)
Lunch

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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