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Home :: Intermediate Instructor

2019-02-06 to 2019-02-10Kona (Hawaii, US)
$750.00 USD
Cost
$750.00 USD
Refresher Cost
Prerequisites:
Freediver Instructor, Advanced Freediver

Instructor(s)

Lead Instructor: PFI Instructor

registration@performancefreediving.com

Price Includes

  • PFI Intermediate Freediver Standards and Proceedures
  • PFI IFI Standards & Proceedures
  • Access to all IFI materials (slides, videos, etc)

Equipment Requirements

  • Mask, fins and snorkel – Low volume mask and long blade fins. 
  • Wetsuit with gloves and boots – 3mm freediving suit is required for pool and ocean sessions. Good freediving suit with attached hood is perfect. 
  • Weights and weight belt – Having an assortment of smaller weights to adjust for proper buoyancy is a must. 
  • Freediving computer
  • Underwater Slate

Location Info (Addresses)

Kona (Hawaii, US)

Classroom and Pool Sessions

Jack’s Diving Locker, 75-5813 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740
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Open Water Sessions

For the open water training, we’ll be diving from shore at the City of Refuge which is located about a 30min from Kona. Directions will be given at the start of the course.

Schedule

Day 1

  • Evening class session to cover S & P (of both IFD and IFI course)  

Day 2

  • 8am-2pm Classroom (1 hour lunch break around noon)
  • 3-6pm Pool

Day 3

  • 8-10am Pool
  • 11am-1pm Classroom
  • 2pm-6pm Open Water

Day 4

  • 8am-1pm Classroom
  • 2-6pm Open Water

Day 5

  • 9am-1pm Open Water

Local Area Travel Recommendations

There are many hotel options in the Kona area. Web sites such as hotels.com or Expedia.com can help you find one in your price range. Some of the closer hotels are the Kona Islander, Uncle Billy’s, and Royal Kona Resort.

If you are in Kona before the course or after the course and want to get out Freediving or whale watching/dolphin watching then contact Wild Hawaii Ocean Encounters. Wild Hawaii Ocean Encounters is owned and operated by past PFI Instructor and PFI co-founder Brett LeMaster.