Free-Diving Courses

Free-diving courses (APNEA ACADEMY)

Apnea Academy learning course’s mission is to provide step by step support to every person interested in discovering the underwater free diving. Starting from the first approach to free diving with the Apnea Discovery course (this course differs from a standard snorkeling course, covering techniques of relaxation and breathing which are now included in the courses of modern free-diving), to the highest level of the program, the Instructor’s course, Apnea Academy helps, at every stage, to identify one’s limits to dive safely underwater still maintaining the unsurpassed feeling provided by free-diving.
Only the most motivated and competent people have been selected by Apnea Academy as instructors to provide superior know how and experience to beginners.

 

 

Free-diving courses (APNEA ACADEMY)

*Groups of people are entitled to lower prices

Apnea Discovery Starter
80
  • Apnea Discovery is addressed to whoever wants to test the underwater free-diving with minimum equipment, still learning relaxation and breathing techniques and to “look inside himself” searching for the wellness provided by free diving and to discover , in harmony with the environment, the marvellous underwater world, made of lights and colors no elsewhere found.
  • Requirements
  • -Minimum 18 years of age / 12 with parent or guardian consent
  • -Medical certificate of good health
  • Equipment
  • -Diving mask, Snorkel, Fins
Apnea Academy First Level
250
  • Apnea Academy First Level represents the first approach to free-diving with complete basic equipment. The objective of the course is to reach controlled and safe free-diving by applying relaxation and breathing techniques in order to reach following performances: 1’15” static apnea, 25 m in dynamic and 8 m in depth.
  • Requirements
  • - Minimum 18 years of age / 14 with parent or guardian consent
  • - Medical certificate of good health
  • Equipment
  • - Diving mask, Snorkel, Fins, Wetsuit, Weight belt
Apnea Academy Second Level
300
  • Apnea Academy Second Level is to improve the relaxation and breathing techniques by taking advantage of the experience acquired in the first level in order to reach following performances: 2’30” in static, 50 m dynamic and 15 m depth.
  • Requirements
  • - Satisfactory performance of level 1 exercises
  • - Minimum 18 years of age / 14 with parent or guardian consent
  • - Medical certificate of sports doctor confirming a state of health suitable for subaquatic apnea
  • Equipment
  • - Diving mask, Snorkel, Fins, Wetsuit, Weight belt
Apnea Academy Third Level
320
  • Apnea Academy Third Level is the highest award for a free diver. By improving its ability to operate in the water, mental and technical training, the free diver will be able to reach 3’ static, 70 m dynamic and 25 m depth.
  • Requirements
  • - Satisfactory performance of level 1 and level 2 exercises
  • - Minimum 18 years of age / 16 with parent or guardian consent
  • - Medical certificate of sports doctor confirming a state of health suitable for subaquatic apnea
  • Equipment
  • - Diving mask, Snorkel, Fins, Wetsuit, Weight belt