Crossing Over to PFI

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Are you ready to teach freediving with PFI, but aren’t sure where to start? You’ve come to the right place. Becoming a PFI Freediver Instructor is a relatively straightforward process. Learn more about this process and crossing over from another agency now.

Best of PFI 2019

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It's that time of year again where we start looking back through the year and planning for the next. With PFI being so new to the International Training family you didn't have as many articles to read. However, that didn't stop you from reading these three time and time again.

Caribbean Cup and CMAS Outdoor World Championships

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Catch up with the PFI divers who recently competed in the Caribbean Cup and the CMAS Outdoor World Championships. See what it was like to spend a few weeks in Roatan competitive freediving... living with other competitors and pushing limits like never before.

A Note to PFI Instructors...

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Just under a month into our new venture with PFI and ITI and you might be wondering, how's it going? What's the general response? Chris Bustad is giving the rundown on all of it.

Snorkeling vs. Freediving – What’s the difference?

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Have you been wondering what the difference between snorkeling and freediving really is? And what about skin diving, where does that come in? Let us explain.

What is an apnea walk, and how will it help my breath hold?

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Have you heard of apnea walks? Have you done them? We’re explaining what they are and how to do them. This land-training exercise can help increase your bottom time
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How much weight should I wear freediving?

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The age-old question no matter what type of diving you’re doing still rings true for freediving: how much weight do I need? Use this guide to help you figure out how much weight you might need.
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Five tips to increase lung capacity for freediving

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These five steps will help you increase your lung capacity, by developing larger lung volume, more flexibility to allow you to equalize deeper, and make your body more efficient in how it deals with hypoxia and elevated CO2.

Freediver Training Equivalencies by Agency

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We are well aware there are other freediving programs out there for you to choose from. However, we have worked hard to be known as the gold standard of freediving training. Learn more about training equivalencies between agencies now.
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PFI & DAN Alliance

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Performance Freediving International (PFI) and Divers Alert Network (DAN) announce educational alliance to improve Freediver safety.
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Stretching To Equalize

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I have found that perhaps the greatest tool for working on my equalization is to practice inhalation and exhalation stretches.
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High Intensity DNF

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When I was training for my first Dynamic Apnea No-Fins record attempt, my friend and I practiced a fun pool exercise that involved both of us.