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Apnea Total - Day Courses

#27 of 89 Tours in Koh Tao
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Address: 9/5 Moo 1 | Sairee Beach, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
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+66 81 956 5720
08:30 - 19:30
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 19:30

Apnea Total Koh Tao is the headquarters for the network of Freediving...

Apnea Total Koh Tao is the headquarters for the network of Freediving schools based around the world, it is an independent organization established in 2003, and the first freediving school in Southeast Asia operating for over 10 yrs. Monica Ganame (Argentina) and Eusebio Saenz de Santamaria (Spain) are the founders, the duo and their team are internationally recognized freedive instructors with vast experience in competitions, training and freediving education. Apnea Total has featured in the countless media publications worldwide that identify the school as the most reputable center for freedive education and training, including the travel guides of Lonely Planet and Guide du Routard. Their qualifications include dives deeper than 100 meters and static breath-holds of over 8 minutes.The Apnea Total Team promotes freedive education and safety from beginner to instructor level. To date, over 7,000 students have successfully completed Apnea Total courses. We hold two day beginner courses (Freediver, Static Apnea Clinics, a three day Advanced freediver course and the 4-5 week Masters course which covers every discipline involved in freediving.Our students are certified to such a standard that some have even gone on to open schools of they're own, such in Indonesia, Malaysia, Honduras, Panama and Maldives.

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I really had a good time here Definitely going back and continue the next level Capucine is super sweet I enjoyed the classroom and everything Thank you so much

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I really had a good time here Definitely going back and continue the next level Capucine is super sweet I enjoyed the classroom and everything Thank you so much

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Phnom Pen, Phnum Penh, Cambodia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited Apnea Total for an Advanced freediver course and have been entirely satisfied with the experience. My instructor Capucine was technically very proficient, patient and with a great sense of pedagogy. As a result I could really relax and focus on her advice, taking things at my own pace. Even though diverging slightly from organizations such as SSI and AIDA,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to experience some new sensation in the water and have fun at the same time, Apnea Total could be your perfect choice. I have tried the level one freediving course (2d) and the static Apnea (1d). I had such a great time and have learnt some very useful astuces to improve my diving skill. The instructors, very... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great freediving school with great coaching! Never felt pushed to get over my limits but was showed instead that my limits were not where I believed. Thanks to the great & friendly team for this amazing experience. Special thanks to Khanut for his calm way of explanations on those 3 days & especially for static apnea! Big thanks to Scott... More 

Thank Magic G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Freediving at Apnea was obe of my highlights in Koh Tao. First i did my level 1 with Aven and Scott. Never thought I could reach 20 meter in just two days. But I did! Those guys worked some magic :) Straight after that I did my Advanced with Khanut, he helped me get to 30 meters. Incredible feeling! All... More 

Thank Yilmaz G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Once i learnt to freedive, I never went back to scuba diving. Forget lugging tanks around and scaring fish with bubbles. Once you can freedive, you can slip into the ocean whenever you like to explore the underwater world. Apnea Total has the nicest instructors anywhere. They are super friendly, chill and happy people who teach freediving holistically rather than... More 

Thank John P
Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great apnea courses with an excellent instructor ! (Aven). I felt safe and I learned a lot ! I recommend Apnea total !

Thank 92Marv
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Apnea Total lives up to its sterling reputation. I did the Freediver course, which was of a very high quality with an instructor-student ratio of 1:2. I felt safe and in very competent hands as our group was taught by Instructors Morgan and Avan. I'll definitely do the advanced course with Apnea Total the next time I go to Koh... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I trusted my instructor 100%. he was so professional and reliable. Highly recommended this place to learn free diving.

Thank Seung Yeup J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took freedive&advanced course and i had a great time. The instructors were all very professional and made me feel comfortable. I highly recommend this school.

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