https://www.tdisdi.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/Ambassadors-1.jpg 628 1200 Rachel Pryke https://www.tdisdi.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/header-web-live.png Rachel Pryke2024-01-30 12:02:032024-02-01 09:56:50Introducing the 2024 PFI Ambassadors
After much deliberation we would like to introduce you to our PFI Ambassadors for 2024. Congratulations to everyone!
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A deep dive into why freediving is the real MVP when it comes to underwater photography and making the ocean's most Instagrammable moments.
https://www.tdisdi.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/Vertical-Green-Safety-Team-Top-Photo.png 720 1280 Rachel Novak https://www.tdisdi.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/header-web-live.png Rachel Novak2023-10-14 16:58:182023-10-26 00:56:28Safety Skills Every Freediver Should Learn: Interview with Lance Lee Davis
In this interview with competitive freediver and competition organizer Lance Lee Davis, we discuss important skills that competition safety teams cultivate. Read on if you want to learn about skills that are helpful for being a competent freediving buddy or if you want to become a freediving competition safety diver!
https://www.tdisdi.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/CALM-IN-CHAOS-TOP-PHOTO-1.png 628 1200 Rachel Novak https://www.tdisdi.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/header-web-live.png Rachel Novak2023-09-26 20:15:342023-09-28 17:03:19Surfing and Freediving: Finding Calm in the Chaos
In this blog post, our contributor shares his experience with surfing on big waves prior to taking a PFI Freediver course. He revisits the waves one year later and discusses how freediving has made a positive impact on his surfing. Read on to learn more!
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Is it too late to start freediving? Read perspectives on aging and freediving from four competitive freedivers over the age of 50.
https://www.tdisdi.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/mermaid-freediving-class.jpg 628 1200 Rachel Novak https://www.tdisdi.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/header-web-live.png Rachel Novak2023-08-07 17:12:522023-08-23 17:40:57Looking to Boost Your Mermaiding Resume? Consider Taking a Freediving Course!
Learn the essential skills and knowledge that aspiring professional mermaids should have can be found in a PFI freediving course.
https://www.tdisdi.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/06/wisdom-and-freediving.jpg 628 1200 William Drumm https://www.tdisdi.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/header-web-live.png William Drumm2023-06-21 22:20:152023-06-22 17:12:15Pacing Like Prince: Wisdom and Freediving
As a freediving instructor I look at sports psychology and training methods to understanding the relevant pacing in freedive training. - Owen Costello
https://www.tdisdi.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/03/Freediving-through-the-lens-of-PFI-Brand-Ambassador-Jason-Washington.png 628 1200 Talya Davidoff https://www.tdisdi.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/header-web-live.png Talya Davidoff2023-03-02 21:45:292023-03-23 17:08:01Freediving through the lens of PFI Brand Ambassador Jason Washington
Freediver and professional underwater photographer, Jason Washington - takes us through the ins and outs of underwater photography.
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We catch up with PFI Brand Ambassador Rachel Novak to chat about freediving, mermaiding, stunt work, sailing and so much more! Rachel shows us the competitive side of Mermaiding and what it takes to do underwater stunt work
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We are happy to announce our PFI Ambassadors for 2023! Welcome to the Performance Freediving Tribe!
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In the last sixty years or so, it has become known that freedivers, those who hold their breath to dive deep under the water’s surface, benefit from the Mammalian Dive Reflex (MDR) in several ways. But can that same reflex help control anxiety? Let’s take a deeper look at the MDR, what causes it, and how it can help in anxiety and panic attacks.
https://www.tdisdi.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/Screen-Shot-2022-08-20-at-11.02.21-AM.png 1018 1812 Talya Davidoff https://www.tdisdi.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/header-web-live.png Talya Davidoff2022-08-20 13:52:562022-08-29 10:30:35How Freediving can be utilized in High Stress environments and Jobs
Freediving is known to be a sport that requires both relaxation and mental toughness. What may often be overlooked is the ability to use the skills we learned during our courses, in our everyday lives. We spoke to two freedivers in high stress jobs and asked them how they use their freediving skills in everyday life.