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Freediving SSI Course - Level 1

  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Snacks and Beverages included
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
Freediving SSI Course - Level 1
From US$387.50
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From US$387.50
This is your first step to becoming part of the ocean. Develop your underwater skills, while having fun guided by an experienced freediving instructor learning to dive to depths of up to 20 meters on a single breath. In this program, you will learn the basic practical and theoretical skills required for freediving.
What to Expect
This course is for everyone. No matter what kind of experience you have in the water. It is a great introduction to the world of freediving.
It is the beginning to your purest form of diving. You will acquire skills and knowledge to participate in Freediving in the most relaxed and safest way possible.You will train your body and mind to take a deep breath like you never have before. We'll take you to discover different Cenotes in the Riviera Maya and other wonderful places of this Magical Place. The duration of the course is between 2 and 3 days
Course Content includes:
• Freediving Physics and Physiology of freediving
• Breathwork, manipulation of nervous system through the breath
• Hyperventilation and Hypoventilation, avoiding shallow water blackout
• Equalisation for freedivers
• Finning technique, Constant weight fins
• Free immersion
• Buoyancy for freedivers
• Duckdiving, Mental preparation, pre dive ‘breathe up’ and recovery breaths
• Static breath holds dry
• Self rescue techniques and Underwater rescue
• Surface protocol and rescue
• Dry training and techniques for maintaining interest over time
• Yoga routine for freedivers
Reviews (16)
1 - 5 of 16 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Freediving with Amancay changes my life!

I went to Playa del Carmen just for Amancay's freediving program. Candelaria is so professional, friendly and skilled. She emphasizes safety above all else and though I was nervous at times I felt 100% safe and in good hands. She even spent time with me...More

Thank tcaguiat
Candelariafa, Gerente at Amancay Freediving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hola sweetheart!!! Im happy to hear you felt for freediving as we look for you to do. Hope to have you back sometime soon :) xxxx and good luck on your yoga !

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Life is not complete without a visit to AMANCAY FREEDIVING!!!! :)

This has to be one of the best things life has to offer, I thought I´d give freediving a go as I love just being in the the water, normally surfing or snorkeling. What I stumbled upon, I couldn't have imagined.. An amazing sport, challenging,...More

Thank frenchosss
Candelariafa, Gerente at Amancay Freediving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Gracias Simonn!! its been wonderful to have you around for us and for all the amazing people you got to meet too! You are now part of a bunch of not that normal but lovely and good persons :) hehehe (that would be us) Thanks...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
The best and most friendly dive centre!!

Thank you so much!!! Was an amazing trip and very glad I done it with amancay! Rosa was an amazing instructor and was so friendly, she was the best company! Such a an ease with communication as well with Amancay, would highly recommend to anyone!!!!...More

Thank Bazum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Coming here was just about the best thing I did...

Coming here was just about the best thing I did when I was starting to feel weird about the idea of "vacations" these days, where you might end up spending most of your time hunting for instagram materials and not much else. So why not...More

Thank Ryuhei S
Candelariafa, Gerente at Amancay Freediving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Rubenn!! We need to learn more Japanse please come back !! We are looking forward to have you around again soon and nail your course :D Thanks for such kind words , xxx Cande!

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Best freedive centre in Yucatan - GIRL POWER

I honestly can't express how amazing Candelaria and Amacay are! So knowledgeable and patient and all female-run. We need this in such a male saturated industry. I had the best time, and freediving has changed my life forever! So grateful for you Candi!

Thank sarah r
Candelariafa, Gerente at Amancay Freediving, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Saritaaa graciaaasssss our favorite scuba diver !! we are very happy that freediving had that effect on you, we hope and we know that this is just the beginning!!! xxx

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