Free Diving

This program provides you with an introduction to the concepts and skills used by recreational freedivers, and allows you to dive dive in a confined water environment with an SSI Dive Professional.You will earn the SSI Try Freediving recognition rating after completing this program.

Freediving Lvl 1: Freediving is more than just an adventure. It is a lifestyle choice and the most wonderful journey of your life. The SSI Freediving Level 1 program gives you all the training and knowledge you need to safely freedive with a buddy in open water environments. Learn how to freedive with SSI and start your freediving adventures now!

When you become an SSI Level 1 freediver, you open the door to worldwide freediving opportunities. Learning to freedive with SSI is easier than you think. In this program, online training, pool/confined water sessions and open water dives are combined to help you become a confident and safe freediver in no time. Once certified, you can freedive with a buddy in open water up to a depth of 20 meters and explore a variety of stunning underwater ecosystems around the world.

  • MINIMUM AGE FOR PARTICIPATION : 12
  • PREREQUISITES Not applicable / mandatory
  • AMOUNT OF ACADEMIC SESSIONS: 4
  • AMOUNT OF OPEN WATER DIVES: 2
  • MAXIMUM TRAINING DEPTH: 20m / 60ft

Free Diving Lvl 1

$285.00

$395.00

5 specialties | 10 Dives

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Freediving Lvl 2: Ready to take your freediving to the next level? Increase your average breath-hold, improve your freediving efficiency, and take yourself to greater depths.Learn exciting new breath-holding techniques with the SSI Freediving Level 2 program.

Many freedivers share a passion for deeper freediving. The SSI Freediving Level 2 program will teach you everything you need to know to increase your average breath-hold time by advancing your breath-holding techniques.

Freediving Level 2 teaches you the concept of efficiency when freediving, making your body stronger and more effective in the water. Discover the exciting freefall and Frenzel techniques, refine buddy system skills, and more.

  • MINIMUM AGE FOR PARTICIPATION : 15
  • PREREQUISITES Not applicable / mandatory
  • AMOUNT OF ACADEMIC SESSIONS: 3
  • AMOUNT OF OPEN WATER DIVES: 4
  • MAXIMUM TRAINING DEPTH: 30m / 90ft

Free Diving Lvl 2

$285.00

$395.00

5 specialties | 10 Dives

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Freediving Lvl 3: Learn the techniques of a freediving world record holder in the SSI Freediving Level 3 program. The ultimate in freediving training, this program will give you the advanced freediving skills and knowledge you need to dive up to 40 meters deep with a buddy.

Earn this coveted SSI freediving certification today and prepare for your ultimate freediving goals.

Get closer to making your ultimate freediving goals a reality with the SSI Freediving Level 3 certification program. This is the highest level of freediving training and will help you discover your true potential as a freediver.

Using an in-depth combination of online learning and freediving sessions, you will maximize your skills and learn the techniques freediving world record holders use.

  • MINIMUM AGE FOR PARTICIPATION : 18
  • PREREQUISITES Not applicable / mandatory
  • AMOUNT OF ACADEMIC SESSIONS: 4
  • AMOUNT OF OPEN WATER DIVES: 5
  • MAXIMUM TRAINING DEPTH: 40m / 120ft

Free Diving Lvl 3

$285.00

$395.00

5 specialties | 10 Dives

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Need a hand? Our friendly freedive staff are here to help.

Have some more questions regarding freediving? Get in contact with our friendly team of freediving professionals.

Email: info@divenewcastle.com.au

Phone: (02) 4972 0940

Store location: 2/2 Belmont St, Swansea NSW 

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