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Freediving Academy

Freediving Academy

All the required safety tips and leading-edge training techniques are provided by Freedive Greece Freediving Academy specialists. 
A training system that makes freediving accessible to everyone, is used by professionals of freediving, who teach all the necessary techniques in order to guarantee physical and mental wellbeing according to the top-level quality training standards. 

Let's max up your skills!

Level 1: Discover Freediving (*)

Aimed primarily at sea lovers who want to get familiar with the skills, knowledge, basic safety precautions, proper freediving technique and, especially, the pleasure of safe contact with the underwater world.

course duration: 1 day, theory and open water session

Level 2: Open Water Freediver (**)

For novice freedivers who wish to learn the basic theory and techniques of the sport.

course duration: 7 days, theory, pool and open water sessions

Level 3: Advanced Freediver (***)

For qualified Level 2 Open Water Freedivers who wish to delve into more advanced techniques and dive deeper, safely.

course duration: 12 days, theory, pool and open water sessions

Level 4: Master Freediver (****)

For qualified Level 3 Advanced Freedivers who have attended a seminar on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) within the last two years. This high-level course is intended for demanding freedivers who wish to expand their knowledge and equalization skills in deep freediving, but also in issues of addressing risks and hazards (interview required for skills and performance).

course duration: 2 weeks, theory, pool and open water sessions

Professional Level 1: Freediving Instructor

For qualified Level 4 Master Freedivers or recommended Freediving Champions/ Experts. A certified Freediving Instructor will be qualified and ready to effectively teach and train all recreational freediving levels.

course duration: 7 days, theory, pool and open water sessions

Professional Level 2: Freediving Head Instructor

For Freediving Instructors who have gained a certain level of experience by training and certifying over 120 freedivers: Freediving Head Instructor candidates have to pass certain physical performance tests and a mandatory final written evaluation.

course duration: 2 days, theory, pool and open water sessions

A Head Freediving Instructor will be able to:

1. Organize an ITC and train Freediving Instructors with the mandatory participation of at least one member of the FDG Instructor Trainer Board. 

2. Organize and participate as a Freediving Instructor in specialized training seminars, Competitive Freediving Training and all Freediving Specialty Programs. 

3. Consult and recommend potential Freediving Instructors to the FDG Instructor Trainer Board.

Spearfishing Academy

Spearfishing Academy

Join Spearfishing Instructors International and upgrade your skills. Enjoy the underwater world with safety and become a Spearfishing Instructor!

Level 1: Discover Spearfishing (*)

Aimed at qualified Level 2 Open Water Freedivers who want to learn the principals, philosophy, essential gear and basic techniques of spearfishing.

course duration: 1 day, theory and open water session

Level 2: Advanced Spearo (**)

For accomplished freedivers who already have basic spearfishing experience, skills and knowledge and want to take them to the next level. By the end of the course, an Advanced Spearo will be qualified to safely and effectively spearfish, using any technique required on any fish species, regardless of the part of the world he/she dives.

course duration: 3 days, theory, pool and open water sessions

Level 3: Master Spearo (***)

For qualified Level 2 Advanced Spearos or for persons recommended (interview required for skills and performance). By the end of the course, a Master Spearo will be qualified to safely and effectively spearfish the deep zone for the biggest, most challenging, highest quality fish species.

course duration: 5 days, theory, pool and open water sessions (real action conditions on boat)

Professional Level 1: Spearfishing Instructor

For qualified Level 3 Master Spearos or recommended Freediving Instructors and Spearfishing Champions / Experts. A certified Spearfishing Instructor will be qualified and ready to effectively teach and train all recreational spearfishing levels.

course duration: 7 days, theory, pool and open water sessions  (real action conditions on boat)

Professional Level 2: Head Spearfishing Instructor

For Spearfishing Instructors who have gained a certain level of experience by training and certifying over 120 spearos: Spearfishing Head Instructor candidates have to pass certain physical performance tests and a mandatory final written evaluation. 

A Head Spearfishing Instructor will be able to:

1. Organize an ITC and train Spearfishing Instructors with the mandatory participation of at least one member of the SII Instructor Trainer Board.

2. Organize and participate as a Spearfishing Instructor in specialized training seminars, Competitive Spearfishing Training, and all Spearfishing Specialty Programs.

3. Consult and recommend potential Spearfishing Instructors to the SII Instructor Trainer Board.

course duration: 2days, theory, pool and open water sessions  (real action conditions on boat)

Learn The Sonar




Learn The Sonar

On the water and classroom schools designed to advance your fishing skills and maximize your time on the water! Understand your sonar and learn how to utilize mapping to your advantage in order to catch more fish. Group courses, private lessons, seminars and on the water training from professionals; they combine classroom time and on the water teaching to ensure fishing success!

Level 1: Basic Angler (*)

A course for any angler, anywhere: aimed primarily at sea lovers who want to get familiar with modern fishing and get experience on navigation. Learn how to discover, identify and mark your own spots and fish with the help of specialized light marine technology. Start fishing from your Desktop!

course duration: 1 day, classroom

Level 2: Advanced Angler (**)

A course for accomplished anglers who love fishing; they already have basic experience, skills, and knowledge and want to take them to the next level. Learn how to record GPS locations, save screenshots, emphasize on fish details (size and species) and bottom composition, save notes about each catch (depth, water temperature, weather and more). Review your past trips to find secrets by analyzing your results in detail at home!

course duration: 3 days, classroom and on the water teaching

Level 3: Master Angler (***)

Hands down, a specialized course designed for die-hard or professional anglers who want it all! Learn how to analyze comprehensive charts and bathymetric maps, upload sonar logs, unlock exciting tools to create a more accurate or custom detailed underwater map. Get the most out of the features of your fish finder and predict your future success! 

course duration: 5 days, classroom and on the water teaching

Professional Level 1: Sonar Instructor

For qualified Level 3 Master Anglers or recommended Fishing Champions/ Experts.

course duration: 7 days, classroom and on the water teaching

Professional Level 2: Sonar Head Instructor

For Sonar Instructors who have gained a certain level of experience by training and certifying over 120 anglers: Sonar Head Instructor candidates have to pass certain on the water performance tests and a mandatory final written evaluation.

course duration: 2 days, classroom and on the water teaching

Personal Training and Specialty Programs

Personal Training and Specialty Programs

High-performance training and specialty programs adapted to the modern/urban businessman lifestyle. "Be prepared to be prepared" and do the "impossible" without dramatically changing your life; the skills needed to optimize yourself are all within you! Get VIP personal training, small group training or 1:1 in person online buddy coaching according to the topmost standards by accomplished breath-hold specialized physiologists, sports scientists, professional coaches, trainers, and champions.


Competitive Freediving Training

Training and management for freedivers who have decided to get involved with deep freediving or freediving competitions: swimming pool and deep training techniques, relaxation & breathing, stretching, strength conditioning & nutrition tips, advanced equalization protocols.


Competitive Spearfishing Training

Training and management for spearos who have decided to get involved with deep spearfishing or spearfishing competitions: scouting, strategy, performance. 


Variable Weights

Detailed analysis and training of all variable weight techniques in deep freediving and spearfishing. 

Speargun Workshop

Tips and tricks on gun setup. Shaft and rubber band service, shooting and accuracy tests. 

Blue Water Spearfishing

A specialty for big games/massive excitement and thrill seekers; Tuna guns, bungee species, specialized physical and mental preparation for this demanding experience.