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. 

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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.