FREEDIVING COURSES

INTRO & GENERAL INFO

We love to teach, to coach, to learn and share our experiences. What do you want to do?

Maybe you want to learn how to improve your breath-hold time underwater, maybe you want to find out how to dive deeper – in a safe environment, maybe you want to satisfy your curiosity about freediving and just give it a try OR maybe you want to learn how to freedive, and realize a dream the moment you discover a place in the water where nothing else matters more than self enjoyment!

Just let us know, and we’ll make it happen!

Tools to enable you

We teach freediving courses with a strong emphases on relaxation, equalization and freediving technique to help enable you to achieve your personal goals. Our aim is, not only to give you the tools and necessary info for you to freedive most efficiently, but also to provide a space where you feel safe, so that you can relax, enjoy your dives and make the most of your freediving course.

Where are the courses held?

We conduct freediving courses in Dahab, Egypt, which offers the very best freediving conditions nearly year round. The closest airport is Sharm El Sheikh (SSH), it’s about about 1-1/2 hours away. We are glad to arrange a taxi for you and recommend accommodation options.

We also teach freediving courses internationally. If you would like to arrange a course in your area, send us a message and we’ll plan it out!

How to book?

Please send us an email or fill out the form at the bottom of this page, and let’s hear what you are interested in. After that we can come up with a plan and set a date, and lock that date in with a deposit of half up front. Deposits are non-refundable unless your foot fell off or your mom needs you.

Feel free to also check-out our Events page to see upcoming courses, trips and events that are already scheduled that you can join!

We look forward to hearing from you, and planning a great course for you. Come on, it’ll be fun!

PS – Please feel free to write and just ask some questions too!

THE FREEDIVING COURSES

Freediving.life offers freediving courses from beginner / intermediate level all the way up to instructor level. You can find the details about all the courses below.

If you are unsure about what course is right for you, just email us at: info@freediving.life

FREEDIVING COURSES

Course

Description

Certification

An introduction to the world of freediving! This course covers the basics of freediving. It gives you tuition in the fundamental aspects of freediving and an opportunity to practice skills in a safe environment with a professional freediving instructor. It’s a great way to start your freediving journey.

Duration: 1 day
Requirements: Be at least 18 years old, (or 16 with parent or guardian consent), be able to swim and have no medical contraindications for freediving (provide medical certification).
Includes: Freediving equipment and PADI Basic Freediver certification.
Price: €95
Add AIDA 1 Star Certification: +€10

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This course designed to prepare a beginner / intermediate freediver to train in open ocean conditions. This is a comprehensive course and will provide a freediver with the fundamental skills and techniques to plan and execute safe freedives in the sea as one half of a responsible and competent buddy team. This course is the most important first steps in getting a solid foundation for open-water freediving.

Duration: 2-3 days
Requirements: Be at least 18 years old (or 16 with parental or guardian consent) and be able to swim. Medical statement must be completed.
Includes: Freediving equipment and PADI Freediver certification.
Price: €240
Add AIDA 2 Star Certification: +€20

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The Advanced Freediver course is the start of deep freediving. Advanced freedivers are trained to dive up to -30m and will start to experience the sensations of deep diving. Much of the course will be spent learning and practicing the free-fall technique as well as advanced frenzel equalization techniques.

Duration: 3-4 days
Requirements: Be at least 18 years old (or 16 with parental or guardian consent), be able to swim at least 400m non-stop without fins; have completed the Freediver Course or equivalent. Medical statement must be completed.
Includes: Freediving equipment and PADI Advanced Freediver certification.
Price: €275
Add AIDA 3 Star Certification: +€20

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In the Master Freediver Course, freedivers learn to improve their performances in all disciplines (static apnea, dynamic apnea, free-immersion and constant weight) as well as improve their safety skills and knowledge about advanced freediving techniques. A lot of time is also spent on learning and practicing the mouthfill equalization technique.

Duration: 4-5 days
Requirements: Be at least 18 years old (or 16 with parental or guardian consent), be able to swim at least 400m non-stop without fins; have completed the Advanced Freediver course or equivalent level two course. Medical statement must be completed.
Includes: Freediving equipment and PADI Master Freediver certification.
Price: €380
Add AIDA 4 Star Certification: +€20

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FREEDIVING COURSE COMBOS

Course

Description

Certification

FREEDIVER & ADVANCED FREEDIVER COURSE COMBO

The Freediver & Advanced Freediver Course Combo combines the first two freediving courses, with a total length of 6 days, providing the perfect opportunity for students who want to start and immediately get into deeper freediving. The integration of these two courses provides solid progression and assimilation of concepts.

Duration: 6-7 days
Requirements: Be at least 18 years old (or 16 with parental or guardian consent), be able to swim at least 400m non-stop without fins. Medical statement must be completed.
Includes: Freediving equipment and PADI Advanced Freediver certification.
Price: €480
Add AIDA 2 & 3 Star Certification: +€40

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ADVANCED & MASTER FREEDIVER COURSE COMBONEW!

The Advanced & Master Freediver Combo combines the second two freediving courses, with a total length of 8 days, providing the perfect opportunity for students who want to get into deeper freediving and more advanced skills. In just a little over a week, you could leave Dahab as a knowledgeable and skilled master freediver!

Duration: 8-9 days
Requirements: Be at least 18 years old (or 16 with parental or guardian consent), be able to swim at least 400m non-stop without fins; have completed the Freediver Course, or equivalent. Medical statement must be completed.
Includes: Freediving equipment and PADI Master Freediver certification.
Price: €600
Add AIDA 3 & 4 Star Certification: +€40

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FREEDIVING INSTRUCTOR COURSES

Course

Description

Certification

If you’re an avid freediver and if you want to make your passion your career, than why not become a freediving instructor?! Once you’ve completed this PADI Freediver Instructor Course, you’ll have a ticket to travel the world, meet interesting people, experience different cultures while sharing with others what you love – freediving!

The six day Freediver Instructor Course consists of knowledge development, confined water and open water workshops, freediving training and coaching so you can become a freediving instructor while improving your techniques and performances.

Duration: 6-7 days
Requirements: Be at least 18 years old, must have completed the Master Freediver course or equivalent, hold a valid EFR (CPR & First-Aid) Instructor certification (this can be completed in Dahab). Must have a current medical (signed by a physician).
Includes: 6-7 day PADI Freediver Instructor Course with Instructor Materials (PADI Instructor Cue Cards, PDF Instructor Guide & PADI Freediver Touch)
Not Included: Personal freediving equipment and PADI Freediver Instructor Application Fee (approximately 82 euros)
Price: €950

ADD EFR +€125 (includes manual and certification)
ADD EFRI +€350
(includes instructor materials but not instructor application fee – approx. 110€)

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If you’re a certified freediving instructor of another agency and if you’d like to have more opportunities for teaching freediving internationally, then why not become a PADI Freediver Instructor?

During this two day PADI Freediver Instructor Orientation / Crossover Course you will receive an overview about PADI and learn the PADI Freediving system. You will go through a series of academic, pool and open water examinations to assess your ability as an instructor according to the PADI system and you will have to show your ability as an instructor by performing certain skills.

Duration: 2 days
Requirements: Be at least 18 years old, must have a qualifying freediving instructor certification, hold a valid EFR (CPR & First Aid) Certification & EFR Instructor Certification (these can be completed in Dahab). Must have a current medical (signed by a physician)
Includes: 2 day PADI Freediver Orientation / Crossover Course with Instructor Materials (PADI Instructor Cue Cards, PDF Instructor Guide & PADI Freediver Touch)
Not Included: Personal freediving equipment and PADI Freediver Instructor Application Fee (approximately 82 euros)
Price: €500

ADD EFR +€125 (includes manual and certification)
ADD EFRI +€350
(includes instructor materials but not instructor application fee – approx. 110€)

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If you are a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor you can become a freediving instructor in this 2-3 week PADI OWSI to Freediver Instructor Crossover Course.

As required by PADI (since January 2019) you will complete the PADI Freediver Course, PADI Advanced Freediver Course and the PADI Freediver Instructor Course. This program includes all three courses as well as coaching in and out of the water throughout the program.

Duration: 2-3 weeks
Requirements: Be a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor, be a current Emergency First Response (CPR & First-Aid) Instructor. Medical certification must be completed.
Includes: Freediver Course, Advanced Freediver Course & certification fees. PADI Freediver Instructor Course with Instructor Materials (PADI Instructor Cue Cards, PDF Instructor Guide & PADI Freediver Touch)
Not Included: Personal freediving equipment and PADI Freediver Instructor Application Fee (approximately 82 euros)
Regular Price: €1465
Discounted Price: €1245

ADD Master Freediver Course +€305 (adds 4-5 days)
ADD EFR +€125 
(includes manual and certification)
ADD EFRI +€350
(includes instructor materials but not instructor application fee – approx. 110€)
Add AIDA 2 & 3 Star Certification: +€40

If you already have your level one freediving certification (AIDA 2 Star, PADI Freediver or SSI Level 1) you can deduct €205

*Note: For some people without any prior freediving experience it may take longer than two weeks to pass the performance requirements of the courses. We recommend booking 4 weeks in Dahab if you can.

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Are you tired of your daily routine and looking to make a change in your life? Thinking about changing your career and becoming a professional freediving instructor, but you have no experience? Then the PADI Zero to Hero Freediving Program is the program for you!

Our team will bring you from being a beginner to being a competent freediver and then a certified PADI Freediver Instructor! And all in just one month time!*

After completing your Zero to Hero program you can decide to stay in Dahab and continue training / assisting on freediving courses / teaching. (We can discuss the various options when the time comes!)

Duration: 4+ weeks
Requirements: Be at least 18 years old, be able to swim at least 400m non-stop without fins, hold a valid EFR (CPR & First-Aid) Instructor Certification (this can be completed in Dahab). Must have a current medical (signed by a physician)
Includes: Freediver Course, Advanced Freediver Course, Master Freediver Course & certification fees. Freediver Instructor Materials (PADI Instructor Cue Cards, PDF Instructor Guide & PADI Freediver Touch)
Not Included: Personal freediving equipment and PADI Freediver Instructor Application Fee (approximately 82 euros)
Regular Price: €1845
Discounted Price: €1550

ADD EFR +€125 (includes manual and certification)
ADD EFRI +€350
(includes instructor materials but not instructor application fee – approx. 110€)
Add AIDA 2, 3 & 4 Star Certifications: +€60

If you already have your level one freediving certification (AIDA 2 Star, PADI Freediver or SSI Level 1) you can deduct €205

*Note: For some people without any prior freediving experience it may take longer than a month to pass the performance requirements of the courses. We recommend booking 6-8 weeks in Dahab if you can.

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LOOKING FOR A PARTICULAR COURSE?

Looking for details about a specific freediving course or agency? No problem, Freediving.Life has certified instructors that can teach PADI Freediver Courses (from beginner to instructor level), AIDA freediving courses (up to Master Level) and Apnea Academy freediving courses (Levels 1-3 as well as Monofin and Advanced Equalization specialty courses).

Feel free to check out the pages below to find out more about the various agencies and courses.

We are happy to schedule any freediving course you would like, just let us know :)

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