Freediving SSI Course - Level 1

Water Sports in Mexico

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This is your first step to becoming part of the ocean. Develop your underwater skills, while having fun guided by an experienced freediving instructor learning to dive to depths of up to 20 meters on a single breath. In this program, you will learn the basic practical and theoretical skills required for freediving.
This course is for everyone. No matter what kind of experience you have in the water. It is a great introduction to the world of freediving.It is the beginning to your purest form of diving. You will acquire skills and knowledge to participate in Freediving in the most relaxed and safest way possible.You will train your body and mind to take a deep breath like you never have before. We'll take you to discover different Cenotes in the Riviera Maya and other wonderful places of this Magical Place. The duration of the course is between 2 and 3 daysCourse Content includes: • Freediving Physics and Physiology of freediving • Breathwork, manipulation of nervous system through the breath • Hyperventilation and Hypoventilation, avoiding shallow water blackout • Equalisation for freedivers • Finning technique, Constant weight fins • Free immersion • Buoyancy for freedivers • Duckdiving, Mental preparation, pre dive ‘breathe up’ and recovery breaths • Static breath holds dry • Self rescue techniques and Underwater rescue • Surface protocol and rescue • Dry training and techniques for maintaining interest over time • Yoga routine for freedivers

What’s included

  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • National Park fees
  • Professional Instructor
  • Transportation
  • Equipment
  • SSI Certification Level 1
  • Studying Material

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup


  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Snacks and Beverages included
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • All entrance fees included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide