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Lap 1/ Wave 1 - Beginner Freediving

Discover the underwater world in the most natural way by holding your breath.

  • 14 hr
  • CHF 340.-
  • Lake or Ocean, TBD

Service Description

Discover the underwater world in the most natural way by holding your breath. The Molchanovs Lap / Wave 1 Beginner Freediver course will take you through a fun and relaxed experience yet with a strong focus on making you a safe freediver. Everyone can access the Wave 1 course. You just need to be healthy and able to swim 200 meters. By the end of this course, through passing pool, depth, safety, and theory requirements, you will become a complete Wave 1 freediver. Day 1 - Freediving Physics and Physiology of freediving - Breathwork, manipulation of nervous system through the breath - Hyperventilation and Hypoventilation, avoiding Shallow water blackout - Equalisation for freedivers - Finning technique, Constant weight fins - Free immersion - Buoyancy for freedivers - Mental conditioning - Yogic practices for freediving Hours: 8.30AM – 5PM Day 2 - Duckdiving, Mental preparation, pre dive ‘breathe up’ and recovery breaths - Static breath holds dry - Self rescue techniques - Surface protocol and rescue - Buddy protocol - Underwater rescue - Dry training and techniques for maintaining interest over time - Breathwork routine for freedivers - Knowledge assessment Hours: 9AM – 5PM Freediving is a lifelong learning experience and yours starts here. Requirements Swim 200m unassisted, non-stop in a pool setting Passing Requirements Pool requirements (for Wave 1 & Lap 1) 1 min 30 sec static 30m DYNB Open Water requirements (for Wave 1) CWTB & FIM 12-20m CWTB Buddying 6-10m Rescue from 6-10m Languages Deutsch English Español

Cancellation Policy

To cancel or reschedule please contact a minimum of 24 hours before your scheduled time to avoid fees and penalties.

Contact Details


Ober-Kuonimattweg, Kriens, Switzerland

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