FREEDIVING Level 1 Course with Go Dive Lanta, Krabi, Thailand
The FREEDIVING LEVEL 1 Course Experience :
The FREEDIVING LEVEL 1 Course
The introduction to the purest form of diving. Learn proper breathing techniques, familiarize yourself with diaphragm breathing and take a deep breath like you never have before. In the SSI level 1 Freediving course you acquire the proper skills and knowledge to participate in Freediving to depths of 60 ft. (20 meters) in the most relaxed and safest manner possible. You will develop the skills necessary to train your body to be more efficient with breath-holding, gain better respiration and muscle flexibility and learn new skills to take your Freediving to the next level.
Before book Freediving Level 1 Course :
To enroll in a Freediving Level 1 Course
You must be 12 years old or older.
Be able to swim.
No prior experience with freediving is required.
Please complete the following forms :
Please check the health requirements for this course.
Prior to training, student must have completed a Try Freediving/Basic Freediving Record form including:
Statement of Understanding
Medical History form
Waiver and Release of Liability and Risk Awareness Veri cation (where applicable)
Download a SSI Medical Statement and Questionnaire (pdf)
Please Remember :
Taking Freediving Level 1 Course
You will need to stay on Koh Lanta at least 4 Days 3 Nights.
Please find your accommodation here.
How to getting to Koh Lanta?
If you need transfer service please find more detail about transfer here.
What do I need to bring with me on the boat?
Snorkel gear if you have this already.
What you will learn in Freediving Level 1 Course?
COURSE CONTENTS :
In this course you learn the appropriate skills and knowledge to dive safely to depths up to 20 meters. Course includes theory sessions about freediving breathing techniques for before and after diving, a dry breath hold, relaxation, physiology and safety procedures.Water sessions will include dynamic apnea (horizontal UW swimming) and depth where you will progressively learn about technique including adequate finning, body positioning and being more streamlined.
Duration: 2 days
Training Materials and Online Training program are designed so that you can learn the academics at your own pace when it is convenient for you. You can complete the academics online when you sign up for Online Training program, and then attend review sessions with our Dive Center.
Complete academic sessions and assessments
Complete the Freediving Level 1 final exam with a passing score of 80%.
POOL TRAINING :
Your instructor will explain and slowly demonstrate each and every skill for you and give you enough time to practice. Also check if you are able to swim and feel comfortable in the water to prepare for safe freediving.
Rates are Inclusive of :
All your training
Professional instruction fee
Guaranteed small class of ratio 4:1
Maximum 4 students to 1 instructor
Freediving equipment rental
Weights & Belt
Group insurance cover 1,000,000 THB
Round transfer Hotels on Koh Lanta/Dive Shop
On The Big Boat
Lunch (Thai food buffet)
Coffee & Tea
Rates are Exclusive of :
Additional cost for Diving Insurance 250 THB/day
Rental Free Dive Computer 300 THB/day
National Marine Park Fee :
The National Marine Park Fee will be added to your bill and is payable on or before the day of the trip. If your trips are not within the National Marine Park then you do not need to pay the Fee.
Freediving Level 1 Course itinerary
Arrival Day : Sign up & Try diving equipment at Go Dive Shop 1 day before start course.
1st Training Day at Swimming Pool or Beach :
08:00 - 08:45 AM. Pick up from your Hotels & Resorts
09:00 AM Knowledge development (Theory) Reviewing knowledge review with your instructor.
10:00 AM - 03:00 PM Freediving Skill
2nd Training Day on the Big Boat : Local Day Trip
06:45 - 07:45 AM. Pick up from your Hotels & Resorts
08:00 AM. Departure from Go Dive Lanta Jetty,
08:15 AM. Welcome on board, Boat briefing
08:30 AM. Breakfast
09:00 AM. Freediving Briefing
10:00 AM. Freedive 1st
11:00 AM. Tea & Coffee, Tropical Fruit, Dive Briefing
12:15 AM. Freedive 2nd
01:15 PM. Lunch, Dive Briefing
02:30 PM. Freeive 3rd (Optional)
03:30 PM. Tea & Coffee, Tropical Fruit
05:30 PM. Boat arrive to Go Dive Lanta Jetty
If making 2 dives the boat will be back around 03:30 - 04:00 PM
Dive Trips suitable for this course :
Koh Ha, Koh Bida, Koh Phi Phi, HTMS Kled Kaew Ship Wreck, Koh Rok, 4 Islands and The Jetty, etc
** All itineraries & schedules are weather permitting, sea conditions, currents, tide, minimum numbers and may change without prior notice as the instructors see fit.
*** Rates are only valid for bookings paid via internet!.
Next Step >>
The fun doesn't need to stop there! With just a little more training, you can go even further - Freediving Level 2 / Freediving Level 3
Freediving Level 3
OPEN WATER SESSIONS :
During your course you will participate in 2 open water training freediving which will last 40-60 minutes each.
During the training you will apply the skills you have already mastered in the swimming pool to open water conditions, combined with a guided tour to explore Koh Lanta's tropical reefs. Your instructor will show you a huge variety of tropical coral and fish. Clown fish, barracudas, lion fish, trumpet fish, groupers and many other marine creatures will greet you in their world.
After successful completion of your open water training dives you will become a Certified Diver. The SSI Freediver Level 1 certification is recognized worldwide.
SAFETY & FUN :
Your experienced buddy and instructor understands your problems as a beginner and will be there to assist you whilst under water.