You’re a freediver now and you want to know what you can do to improve your skills without necessarily jumping into an advanced course. This is exactly where line diving, refresher courses and coaching sessions come in. These three types of training are perfect for freedivers looking to break bad habits or to continue working on muscle memory. We’re going to explain in detail the difference between the three.
Have you heard of Everesting? This is where cyclists or runners ascend the same amount of mileage it would take to climb Mount Everest. Until late 2020, it had never been done by a freediver. However, Lance changed that and is here to tell us the story.
Do you have problems equalizing? There could be many reasons for this, however, with the help of Ted Harty, we’re here to break down the three most common reason you might be struggling to equalize while freediving. These reasons may not be as common as you think. Click below to learn more.
Ahhh the great debate about spearfishing… we’re here to break down everything you need to know about sustainable spearfishing. Learn more about why people may take issue with it and how to ensure that you are hunting in the most ethical way. Spearfishing is responsible for less than 1% of the fish hunted around the world, let’s make it more acceptable.
With the world relying more and more on social media for connection and sharing… we are seeing positive and negative effects in the freediving world. Generally, we can separate people into two groups based on their social media usage. We’re taking a deeper look into how one of these groups of people affect the world of freediving.
Wondering what the process looks like for a scuba instructor to become a freediving instructor? Our Training Manager, Brian Shreve recently went through the whole process and is here to lay out the steps in detail. Consider this your first step to teaching freediving if you’ve been on the fence.
Join us for a four part series on ‘Vitamin F (Freediving)’ with live guided and interactive at home exercises for everyone. Kirk Krack will host a different guest each week to talk about COVID19, the respiratory system, lung stretching exercise, hypoxic training exercises, training tables and so much more. This Live series is for non-divers just as much as it is for experienced divers to learn with world class freedivers.
Decompression sickness isn’t something to be scared of, but rather something that should be respected. The first step in doing so is understanding it. Let us walk you through the ins and outs of decompression sickness in freediving and how it relates to scuba diving as well. The best line of defense is education in minimizing risk.
PFI has been a part of the International Training Family for almost a year now. Throughout the last year, our students and instructors have learned about the benefits of eLearning. In this article, we lay out some of the specific benefits of eLearning for students and instructors.
Considering your next course? Have you thought about the Breath-Hold Survival course? There are many reasons to take this course but as a scuba diver there are even more reasons. Learn how to handle high-stress situations without the help of your regulator.