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FREEDIVER AIDA TWO

The Freediver AIDA 2 Course is designed for students who are already confident in the water. Thorough theory and knowledge development covers the fundamentals of physiology, relaxation, breathing, equalisation, technique, safety procedures, buddying and equipment. You will learn the basics of meditation and embrace an inward focused sport where success rises when you surrender to the sea, listen and feel the natural adaptations of your body as you completely let go. The classes are small and intimate, so one on one time with the instructor is maximised. The course does​ include a few challenges for successful completion including a 40m DYN “distance swim,” a 12-20m CWT “deep dive” and a 2min static “stationary breath- hold.” These are fun targets, and the program guides you through the necessary techniques to achieve and eventually exceed these.

      Freediver AIDA 2 course consists of:

  • Two theory sessions

  • One breathing and relaxation session

  • Two confined water sessions

  • Three open water sessions

  • One exam to pass at the end

       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 dive

     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

  •  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 12m in open water. At the end of the course you will be able to freedive comfortably to depths of 15/20 meters.

MOLCHANOV WAVE ONE requirements:

- Able to swim at least 200m non stop.
– 1:30 minutes STA,
– 12-20 meters CWTB & FIM,
– 6-10 meters buddying CWTB,
– rescue from 6-10 meters

- Theory exam

The Prereuisites for this course are:
- Be 18 years of age or older (17 or 16 years with parent or guardian consent)
- Be able to swim atleast 200-300m non-stop with mask fins & snorkel
- Have completed AIDA or MOLCHANOV medical form
This course includes freediving equipment, insurance, boat fees, pool fees, digital copy of AIDA 2
/ WAVE 1 manual and certificate.

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