Course Info

Find the course that's right for you.

PFI offers recreational, professional, and Breath-Hold Surf Survival courses to fit any and all freediving abilities, goals, and needs. Whether you have no water experience or decades of it, we guarantee that taking a PFI course will make you a safer, more efficient, and more confident diver.  

Once you find a course level that’s right for you (call or email us with questions), check out the upcoming courses to find a date and location that works. Since PFI is global, we have instructors all over the world. As our list of instructors grows internationally, rest assured that you’re working with instructors of the highest caliber who adhere to the strictest industry training standards and methods. We strongly believe in what we educate, ensuring all of our instructors have routine check-ins and are actively participating in ways to further their safety education. Please read more about how PFI is the leading freediving source for educational standards, safety, and physical and case studies here. 

PFI’s training philosophy and goals are summed up in its original motto: Safety through Education. First, look at your safety. Second, look at your performance. A safe diver is a good diver--with safety at the forefront, you can truly enjoy the amazing experiences and challenges that freediving brings into your life. 

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All students who sign up for any PFI course are automatically enrolled in DAN (Diver Alert Network) liability and medical coverage for 25,000 dollars USD. This is completely inclusive and requires NO extra paperwork or cost. The coverage is for any scuba or breath-hold activities both in and out of water. Included for the term of the course or 180 days, whichever comes first.

To understand more click here for the DAN medical liability and insurance PDF 

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Recreational freediving

Click below for a detailed list of the recreational courses offered at PFI as well as a comprehensive look at which class will fit your abilities.

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Professional Freediving

Check out the professional courses PFI offers. Click below to read in detail all of the steps it takes to becoming a certified PFI Instructor in all five of our instruction levels. 

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Breath-hold surf survival

What exactly is our Breath-Hold Surf Survival Course? Where and what can it be used for?  Click below to find out how BHSS can help anyone in any sport at any skill level.