Maximum depth
50 meters

900 €

4/5 week

Explore your

Tailor made



Master Freediver

The Master Freediver training is so much more than a course: it is a 4 to 5-week intensive training program that is individually tailored to meet your specific goals.

This program will show you that your limits are further than you expected.

  • 4 to 5 weeks
  • Maximum depth of 50 meters
  • Water training, dry routines, workshops and much more…
  • Certification and online course materials
  • Free videos and pictures of the water session
  • All the equipment will be provided (except mask and snorkel)
900 €


This program is a complete immersion in the world of freediving. During a month or so, freediving is not just a hobby, it becomes a lifestyle; your lifestyle with your goals, your limits and your achievements.

The program consists of:

  • Daily water sessions to practice and improve exponentially your freediving skills
  • Daily routines before and/or after the water sessions
  • Specific workshops to improve your knowledge for a better training in the water and during your daily routines
  • Freediving expeditions to have fun and put into practice what you are learning

Contact us to confirm the courses starting dates!

– Stretching
– Breathing exercises
– Relaxation and mental control techniques
– Lung-capacity increasing exercises
– Acid lactic tolerance
– Thoracic flexibility
– C02 tolerance exercises
– Low oxygen tolerance exercises
– Equalization-work out
– Effective diet and hydration
– And much more !
  • Dive- line preparation
  • Warm-up
  • Dive planning
  • Buddy System
  • Organization of safety rotations
  • Advanced techniques of safety and rescue
  • Tailor-made tests to evaluate progress
  • Exhale dives
  • Adaptation to hydrostatic pressure
  • Free Fall
  • Equalization at depth

And so much more…

Familiarization and practice of new disciplines:

  • FI – Free Immersion
  • CWT – Constant Weight
  • CNF – Constant Weight without Fins
  • STA – Static Apnea
  • DYN – Dynamic with Fins
  • DNF – Dynamics without Fins
  • VW – Variable Weight
  • Advanced Equalization techniques on depth
  • BTV (‘Beance Tubaire Volontaire’ – Voluntary Tubal Opening)
  • Personalized fine tunning of breathing
  • Tolerance to high levels of CO2
  • Tolerance to low levels of O2
  • How to increase your Static Apneas
  • Important concepts about team work in freediving
  • Anaerobic Exercises for lactic acid tolerance
  • Apnea walks
  • Specific freediving stretchings
  • Pranayamas
  • Phisiology workouts
  • How to plan a freedive session
  • Importance of human senses in freediving
  • High pressure freedives
  • Effective diet for deep dives.

During your Master Freediver Course we will visit some of the most impressive underwater spots and hideouts in Malta, Comino and Gozo to put in practice all that you are learning during the course and have some fun.


The Master Freediver program is designed for those wishing to make a career from freediving whether by becoming an instructor, a safety diver or by entering the world of competitive freediving.

It is also suited for advanced freedivers or spearfishers who want to set the bar higher and master their freediving skills. 

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


Confidence and expert competency.

By training daily with highly experienced instructors, you will have access to a wealth of information that will help you push your limits in a confident and safe manner.

By learning more about your body, its limitations and abilities, you will be able to create your own training for now and later, taking into consideration your improvement.

You will learn how to develop your abilities and reach your full potential.



The Master Freediver program is an intensive training tailored to suit available time and goals.

We recommend 4 to 5 weeks however the program can be shortened depending on your needs and the time you can dedicate to it.

The Master Freediver training is a mentored program designed to help you achieve (and even exceed) your goals. It is divided into water sessions, dry training routines, practical tests, workshops and of course a lot of dives.

During the water sessions, you will have the opportunity to learn and improve the following freediving disciplines:

  • FI – Free Immersion
  • CWT – Constant Weight
  • CNF – Constant Weight without Fins
  • STA – Static Apnea
  • DYN – Dynamic with Fins
  • DNF – Dynamics without Fins
  • VW – Variable Weight

You will discover such an array of different techniques that you will undoubtedly improve your freediving skills and overcome your limits in a safe and confident way.

Upon completion of this program, you will be certified as an Apnea Total Master Freediver. We will also send you a private online access to the Apnea Total Master Freediver Program 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 (except in the MFD, that has no maximum)
  • No minimum to start a course
  • Courses start every week (except in the MFD and ATIC)
  • Free video/pictures for you to remember and share this amazing experience
  • In all our courses the equipment rental is included  (except mask and snorkel in the MFD and ATIC)
  • Transportation in Marsaskala/Saint Paul’s Bay, depending on the course location (except in the MFD and ATIC)
  • 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

There are only 3 prerequisites to start the Master Freediver Program:

  • Be certified as an Apnea Total Advanced Freediver or to have an equivalent certification level from another freediving organization
  • Be 18y minimum
  • Love freediving as this is an intensive training that will change your life

Yes. We have crossovers for most of the organizations, which means that you can go on the next step directly.

Contact us for further information.

The Freediver Master course runs for 4-5 weeks and includes daily water training, exercises, workshops, dry routines and expeditions to the best spots of the island. Also include video and pictures of your dives, all the equipment needed (except mask and snorkel) and online access to course materials & worldwide certification.

Contact us to check when to start your Master Course.

Masters should have their own mask & snorkel. The rest of the equipment will be provided by Apnea Total Malta.

Just contact us by filling in our contact form,  by emailWhatsAppcall us or just pass by and we will provide you with all the information you need.

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Our Courses

CoursesDiscover FreedivingFreediverStatic ApneaAdvanced FreediverMaster FreediverFreediving Instructor
Duration1 day2 days1 day3 daysfrom 4 to 5 weeks4 weeks
Max. Depth12 metres20 metres40 metres50 metresThere is no limit
Pre-requisitesSwim 200 metres
+11 (with parent consent)
Swim 200 metres
+11 (with parent consent)
(or equivalent)
(or equivalent)
(or equivalent)
Equipment rental
Price120 €230 €120 €290 €900 €1200 €
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