We will camp at the beautiful kai iwi lakes, think crystal clear water, white sand with pristine diving lapping at your doorstep, for 3 days immersing ourselves fully in freediving.
We will also be learning about nutrition, relaxation, advanced breathing techniques, yoga, survival apnea, water workouts and ocean resilience. Learn how to fine-tune your lifestyle and training so that you can approach elite levels, Through focused sessions, you'll bring your skills to new levels.
This camp is for anyone from beginner to advanced or those wanting to become a Freedive Instructor, or even if you are just curious about your own human capabilities and want to become a fitter, stronger more confident human.
This is for anyone wanting to go deeper for longer. 20 to 30 or 40-metre range if you choose this is something you would like to achieve. from Basic Freediver to Advanced or Master over 3 days.
Achieving a new freediving time or reaching a new depth is an incredible feeling. It satisfies that very personal desire to do your best and be proud of what you can accomplish. The Advanced Freediver course is designed to fulfil that personal need to refine and improve your freediving skills, allowing you to progress slowly while learning how your body performs during apnea.
To enroll in a PADI Advanced Freediver course you must be at least 15 years old and have, You also need to have Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months.
The Advanced Freediver course consists of three main phases:
1. Knowledge development about advanced freediving techniques and equipment. You'll study independently using the PADI Freediver eLearning
2. Confined water session to learn stretching and relaxation techniques as well as refine static and dynamic apnea. Goal - static apnea of 2 minutes, 30 seconds (2 minutes for freedivers younger than 18) and dynamic apnea of 50 metres/165 feet (40 metres/130 feet for freedivers younger than 18)
3. Open water sessions to practice deeper free immersion and constant weight freedives, along with additional buddy procedures and rescue techniques. Goal - constant weight freedive of 20 meters/65 feet (15 metres/50 feet for freedivers younger than 18)
You need to have a freediving mask, snorkel, bifins, wetsuit and weight belt. Your instructor may allow you to use monofins. You'll also need a surface signaling device and a freediving computer (or depth gauge and timer).
If you already have the PADI Freediver eLearning, simply get started and go up to Advanced Freediver section. If not, I will email you your eLearning, once you have confirmed your spot with your full payment. You can review basic freediving information in the first section, then start studying for your advanced training.
Kai Iwi Lakes
296 Domain Road, Omamari 0373, New Zealand