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AIDA 1 introductory

No matter what your background in diving is, the AIDA 1 Freediver Course will open your mind to a whole new underwater experience. 

In AIDA 1 Freediver Course, you will learn the very basics theory of Freediving. What is Freediving? What kind of equipment is needed? How to prepare yourself for a breathhold dive including breathing, duck dive, finning, buddying and safety techniques? What are the main risks and dangers and how to counter them? You will learn the basics of freediving in a confined water as well as open water. AIDA 1 is recommended for students with either no previous freediving experience or who would like to try freediving over one day and still get a qualification. Think of the AIDA 1 course as a freediving foundation course.

AIDA 1 course consists of:

  • one theory session

  • one breathing and relaxation session

  • one confined water session

  • one open water sessions 

Details of the course:

- During the theory session:

  • Equipment for freediving

  • Breathing for freediving

  • Equalisation technique

  • Safety for freediving

  • Freediving and Scuba Diving


- During the breathing and relaxation session:

  • How the breathing can help you to get relax

  • Recovery breathing


- During the Confined Water session:

  • Static apnea training

  • Experiencing some contractions

  • Safety and buddy


- During the Open Water session:

  • Using equipment

  • Duck diving

  • Body positioning

  • Free Immersion and Constant Weight

  • Finning style

  • Safety and Buddying

  • Dives will be at 10m maximum depth


There are no minimum requirements to pass the course. 

Your Freediving Instructor will guide you through this journey of well being and Fun.


Once completed you can sign up for the AIDA 2 at a later date or even the day after.



18 years of age (16 with guardian’s consent);

be able to swim at least 100m


Course duration: Usually 1 1/2 - 2 dayS

Price: 4000 pesos or equivalent in USD per person
certification fee included



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