This course includes 3 Classroom Sessions, 2 Confined Water Sessions, and 3 Open Water Sessions. We'll cover safety and problem management for breath holding, proper breathing exercises, equipment for freediving, physics of freediving, physiology of a breath hold, psychology for freediving, and training exercises for dryland, pool, and ocean.
All students must bring a full wetsuit, mask, snorkel, fins, weightbelt, and weights. Kona Freedivers has a wide variety of high quality rental and purchase options for freedive specific gear. Students will receive a discount on purchases made at Kona Freedivers!
Kona Freedivers (Kailua Kona, Hawaii, US)
Classroom sessions for this course will be held at Kona Freedivers / Kona Honu Divers located at:
74-5583 Luhia St. A12
Confined Water sessions for this course wil be held at the Kona Community Aquatic, located at:
75-5530 Kuakini Hwy
Open Water sessions will be held at Honaunau Bay / City of Refuge, aka "Two-Step". This site is approximately 40 minutes south of Kailua Kona. All students must have their own transportation everyday to and from the confined and open water sessions.
Day 1 - Saturday
Day 2 - Sunday
Day 3 - Monday
There are several hotels as well as Airbnbs in Kailua Kona.