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PFI Introduction to Freediving

This experience is a non-certification program designed to give participants a taste of what freediver training is all about. Participants will learn the basics about freediving with limited depth, time and distance.

Who this experience is for:

This program is great for individuals or groups that want to experience the sport of freediving but don’t want to commit the time and money to a full course.  This course may also be used as a team building challenge for groups.  By the end of this experience, they can feel more confident in their abilities to overcome difficulties, or make a better-informed decision if freediving is the right choice.  This course does not provide a certification.

Course prerequisites:

  • Minimum age 16 years, or 10 years with parent or guardian
  • Comfortable in the water 

What you can expect to learn:

  • History of freediving
  • Why freedive?
  • Equipment introduction for freediving
  • Introduction to in-water environment
  • Physics and physiology of freediving
  • Safety and problem management
  • In-water skills introduction

PFI Introduction to Freediving Experience minimum requirements:

  • Satisfactorily complete the PFI Introduction to Freediving Experience Knowledge Quests and final exam with a passing score of 80%, followed by 100% remediation by the Instructor
  • Complete all open water requirements efficiently
  • Demonstrate mature and sound judgment concerning dive planning and execution

How do I take this Course!

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