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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
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Freediving SSI Course - Level 1
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

Write a ReviewReviews (9)

1 - 5 of 9 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SSI level 1 course

Had an amazing time getting certified in the cenotes with this amazing center and all its amazing people!

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

Our little adult! Thank you Albert was fun to have you around :) you have a long way ahead

Reviewed 3 July 2018
Great instructors + location

The instructors at Amancay are knowledgeable, patient and very down to earth! Freediving is something I always wanted to try and I'm very happy I did my training with this group in such a special location. The cenotes are a perfect place for this sport....More

1  Thank Vivian D
Candelariafa, Gerente at Amancay Freediving, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018
Google Translation

Gracias bonita! Esperamos verte pronto a ti a tu mama :) Ya para la temporada de tiburón toro? que tal?...More

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Absolutely Fantastic!

My Level 1 course with Fede could not have been better! From beginning to end, everything was very smooth and well organized. The equipment was in great shape and comfortable. And Fede was informative and a great teacher! Thanks for the great experience!

Thank cdvoracek1
Candelariafa, Part of a team at Amancay Freediving, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thanks to you for choosing us!

Reviewed 29 January 2018
Very enjoyable experience

I can only say good things about the team at Amancay freediving. Very well organised, friendly and professional. They know some good spots to dive for students and can also cater to freedivers of all levels. Federica (Fede) was a very patient instructor and also...More

Thank matthewhurley
Reviewed 8 January 2018
It’s changing my life…

I never felt in love to a sport so quickly, and it’s all because of Amancay. The instructors Fede and Lucrecia are both amassing professionals. Not only knowledgeable on Freediving technic, but they also know how to teach (how to pass information), are patient, responsible...More

Thank gustavorj2018
Lucrecia F, Owner at Amancay Freediving, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

Thanks Gus for your awesome words!! We are too proud of you and happy to have you training with us! Your progress has been amazing and we look forward to you coming back soon!! All the best!

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