Max. depth 40 meters

3 day course

Price 290€

Go deeper, stay longer

3 Academics + 3 water sessions

Certifying course

Advanced

ADVANCED FREEDIVER

Advanced Freediver

The Advanced Freediver course is designed to take you to a whole new level of freediving with deeper dives and longer breath-holds.

  • 3 days
  • Maximum depth of 40 meters
  • 3 academic sessions and 3 water sessions
  • Equipment and transport in Marsaskala/Saint Paul’s Bay
  • Snacks, water and free videos/pictures of the water sessions
  • Certification and online course materials

Unleash your aquatic potential



290 €

Course Structure

  • Classroom DAY 1 – STATIC

    • Mammalian dive reflex
    • Preparation for static apnea
    • Specific breathing techniques
    • Breath-hold exercises
    • Mind and body control techniques
    • Training routines
  • Water Session DAY 1

    • Body position and relaxation
    • Preparation for a maximum breath-hold
    • Maximum static apnea attempts
    • Minimum 3 minutes breath-hold
    • Practice of safety procedures 
  • Classroom DAY 2

    • Advanced 4-section breathing
    • Pre-dive breathing pattern
    • “Negative Pressure Static Apnea” (NPSA)
    • Benefits and techniques of “exhale dives”
    • Body and mind adaptation to great pressure
  • Water Session DAY 2

    • NPSA preparation
    • Specific breathing for exhale diving
    • Exhale dives, max. depth 25 metres
    • Practice of equalization techniques
    • Body relaxation
    • Energy efficiency in the water
    • Full lung dives with a maximum depth of 30 meters
  • Classroom DAY 3

    • Review of exhale dives from Day 2
    • Stages and preparation for a deep dive
    • Visualization
    • Thoracic stretches
    • Lung capacity increasing exercises
    • Deep equalization techniques
  • Water Session DAY 3

    • Stretching and breathing exercises prior to the water session
    • Full preparation for a deep dive
    • Exhale dives with a maximum depth of 30 meters
    • Full lung dives with a maximum depth of 40 meters

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

The Advanced Freediver course is designed for those who, hooked on freediving, want to take it to a whole new level. It is a must for all freedivers wishing to expand their knowledge, dive deeper and hold their breath longer.

Our Advanced Freediver course is built upon the foundation established during the Apnea Total Freediver course. In other words, you have to be certified as an Apnea Total Freediver (or have an equivalent certification level from another freediving organization) in order to start this course. Contact us for more information.

WHAT WILL YOU ACHIEVE?

In only 3 days, you will be aware of your aquatic potential.

Upon completion of this course, you will be surprised to achieve depths of over 30metres and breath-holds of over 3minutes.

The most advanced breathing techniques together with our specific preparation for deep dives will make this possible even for newcomers.
 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The Advanced Freediver course runs for 3 days and is divided into 3 academic/breathing sessions, 1 water session and 2 deep water sessions.

The course includes static apnea with breath-holds of over 3minutes. You may think this is impossible but believe us, it is not. Our instructors will introduce you to your aquatic abilities and teach you the specific techniques to develop them.

During our deep diving water sessions, you will progressively achieve new depths with knowledge, control, comfort and fun. Our experienced instructor will be by your side at all times while underwater and will guide you with precise instructions to breath, relax and apply the proper techniques to achieve these depths.

This course will give you a better understanding of the physiological changes happening during apnea. You will learn to use these changes to improve your performances. You will discover your physical and mental limits and learn how to safely go beyond them.

Upon completion of the course, you will be certified as an Apnea Total Advanced Freediver. We will also send you a private online access to the Apnea Total Advanced Freediver course materials so that you can maintain your freediving knowledge.

Frequently Asked Questions:

APNEA TOTAL teaching methods are based on practice. There is no test to pass in order to complete the course. We evaluate each student on their potential, evolution and achievement in the water.

Our unique breathing techniques together with the effective structure of the course program creates a stress free, supportive, fun, educative environment and a successful freediving experience. We manage to make our students reach depth and objectives they thought were impossible.

Everyone is different and so is our way of teaching. We adapt the course to the student, not the other way around. We tailor our approach and do not focus on numbers or depth but on mastering the techniques of freediving. Our goal is to teach you how to freedive in a safe and comfortable manner.

Courses are taught by qualified and experienced instructors and you will be surprised what they can do for you. We aim to cater to the student’s individual goals, explore their potential and help them exceed their limits.

During the water sessions, the instructor always dives with each and every student to increase their confidence in their new abilities but also to guarantee everyone’s safety which is our most important concern.

  • Maximum 3 students per group
  • No minimum to start a course
  • Courses start every week
  • Free videos/pictures for you to remember and share this amazing experience
  • In all our courses the equipment rental is included
  • Transportation in Marsaskala/Saint Paul’s Bay, depending on course location.
  • Online access to course materials & worldwide certification
  • OUR PHILOSOPHY: Freediving is for everyone
  • OUR GOAL:  Share with you an experience you will forever remember
  • OUR MISSION: Share our passion in a safe way

The only prerequisite to start our Advanced Freediver course is to be certified as an Apnea Total Freediver or to have an equivalent certification level from another freediving organization.

Yes. We have crossovers for most of the organizations, which means you can join the next level directly.

Contact us for further information.

The Advanced Freediving course runs for 3 days and is divided into 3 academic/breathing sessions, 1 water session and 2 deep water sessions.

Courses start every week  and include snacks, water, videos, pictures, all the equipment needed, transportation in Marsaskala/Saint Paul’s Bay, depending on course location and online access to course materials & worldwide certification.

Apnea Total Malta provides all the necessary equipment but feel free to bring your own.

Contact us by filling in our contact form  or by emailWhatsApp, facebook or phone. You can also pass by and we will provide you with all the information you need.

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