Freediving Courses

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH OCEANOID

Freediver Courses

Ocean Quest is happy to announce our new partnership with Roberta Cenedese and her company Oceanoid to offer a full array of Freediver Courses. Courses are available from beginner to advanced freediver. Stay tuned for upcoming courses and details.

AIDA 1 STAR FREEDIVING COURSE

The AIDA 1 Star Freediving Course introduces students to freediving. In this course you will learn the basic theory of freediving, how to prepare for a breath hold, and how to snorkel/freedive safely. This course is intended for complete beginners who want to learn to snorkel or freedive no deeper than 10 meters, or as an introduction class that will lay groundwork for more training at a later date.

  • One full weekend day or equivalent
  • Pool only, no open water
  • No prerequisite course is required
  • COST: $250

We do require a minimum amount of students to run a course. For information about private or semi-private (2 or 3 students) or for any additional information, please contact us.

COLD WATER & BREATH HOLD FOR STUNT PERFORMERS & SAFETY DIVERS

FILM & TV

This workshop combines the AIDA 1 STAR Freediving course with information about cold water safety and tips and tricks for performing on camera.

  • One full weekend day or equivalent
  • Pool only, no open water
  • No prerequisite course is required
  • COST: $275

We do require a minimum amount of students to run a course. For information about private or semi-private (2 or 3 students) or for any additional information, please contact us.

AIDA 2 STAR FREEDIVING COURSE

This course is designed for beginning freedivers who are already comfortable or have some experience in water and covers all of the knowledge and skills to safely freedive with a buddy with or without a guide line. In this course we expand on everything from the AIDA 1 STAR course and introduce all the skills and techniques that will allow you freedive safely to 20 meters. Completion of this course also means you can join our open water and pool training sessions to further develop your skills and meet local divers.

  • Four days (two consecutive weekends) or equivalent
  • Two classroom sessions
  • One pool session
  • Three open water sessions
  • No prerequisite course is required
  • COST: $545

AIDA 3 STAR FREEDIVING COURSE

The AIDA 3 STAR is intended for freedivers who have completed the AIDA 2 STAR (or equivalent with another training organization) or have participated in AIDA ranked competitions.

The AIDA 3 STAR builds on the AIDA 2 STAR and will assist you in developing new skills and a higher knowledge of safety procedures and techniques including free fall, Frenzel, training tables etc. It is a required course for any freediver that would like to complete the AIDA 4 STAR and then begin training to become an AIDA Freediving Instructor.

Prerequisites are either the AIDA 2 STAR course or an equivalent course from another freediving organization OR participation in 5 AIDA ranked competitions within the last 6 years with specific AIDA ranked results and completing with a passing grade the AIDA 2 STAR exam.

  • Five days (one evening & two consecutive weekends) or equivalent
  • Three Theory sessions
  • Two pool session
  • Four open water sessions
  • AIDA 3 or equivalent OR participation in 5 AIDA ranked competitions within the last 6 years with specific AIDA ranked results and completing with a passing grade the AIDA 2 STAR exam
  • COST: $595.00

We do require a minimum amount of students to run a course. For information about private or semi-private (2 or 3 students) or for any additional information, please contact us.

View our calendar to see our upcoming freediving courses.