Learn to freedive and spearfish with us here in Lofoten!
Introduction to freediving
No matter what your background in diving is, this course will open your mind to a whole new underwater experience. You will learn the basic theory of freediving and how to prepare yourself for a breath-hold dive. This course is designed to be an introduction to freediving for the complete beginner. It aims to help the student to develop basic skills, knowledge and safety procedures necessary to enjoy freediving safely within the limits of their experience.
Theory - Equipment, Safety
Breathing for freediving – Breathing exercises, Relaxation
Equalisation – The need to equalise and basic equalisation techniques
Safety for freediving - Avoiding and reacting to blackout and loss of motor control, Buddying
Technique - Finning / Duck diving
The course is divided into 3 parts:
2. Introduction to gear
3. Excersies and practical traning in the ocean with instructor.
This course are for people who seeks real nature experiences in the ocean and wants to learn how to get easy access to it all year around.
Price: 1600 nok
Includes freediving gear (suit,snorkel+mask,fins and weight belt)
Duration: 5 hours
Time and place: All courses will be held outside by the ocean, in a area 10- 30 min from Leknes (vestvågøy). When you signed up for a course, you will receive an email from your intructor with information about were and when to meet up etc.
Normally the courses starts at 10.00 and finish around 15.00 but due to weather and other factors, time can be changed by the instructor.