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AIDA 2 course consists of: • two theory sessions • one breathing and relaxation session • two confined water sessions (usually swimming pool) • three open water sessions • one exam to pass at the end Details of the course: - During the theory sessions: • You will learn the basics of Freediving physics and physiology • Breathing and relaxation for freediving • How to prevent blackout and LMC • How to rescue a freediver in trouble; how to safely improve your dives - During the static apnea session: • Our instructor will teach you advanced breathing and relaxation techniques • So you will be able to extend your breath-hold times easily and safely - During the dynamic apnea session: • You will learn what is the correct weighting to use • And you will receive precious advices on your finning technique and body position - During the open water sessions: • You will practice Frenzel equalization • Our instructor will help you to improve your technique in Free Immersion and Constant weight: duck dive - Body and head position - streamline position during the descent - Finning technique • You will practice Safety and Rescue procedures from the depth and at the surface • You will learn how to use the safety lanyard • How to freedive close to the reef • Progressive adaptation to the depth. To successfully complete the AIDA 2 freediver course you will have to perform a 2 minutes breath-hold, swim 40m in Dynamic Apnea with fins and freedive to 16m in open water. At the end of the course you will be able to freedive comfortably to depths of 15/20 meters.
Equipment Full set : Long fins, Low volume mask, Wetsuit, Snorkel, Flexible weight belt, Safety Freediving Lanyard.
AIDA 2 Certification fee
Transportation to/from attractions
Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Not recommended for pregnant travelers
Minimum age is 18 years (16 with guardian’s consent);
Be able to swim at least 200m non stop without fins and at least 300m non stop with mask, fins and snorkel.
Be an experienced scuba diver (a minimum of 25 scuba dives), or an experienced spearfisher (diving already to a minimum of 10m), or experienced in any underwater sports.
Diving within 48 hours of flying is not recommended.
All participants will be required to complete a health questionnaire prior to diving. Some pre-existing medical conditions (eg asthma, heart conditions, etc) may prevent you from diving, please consult your doctor
A maximum of 4 people per booking
Freediving Planet Moalboal
Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.