LEARN TO FREEDIVE

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Learn how to freedive in Malta with a PADI and Apnea Academy Trainers: DiveBase Team will introduce you to the new popular way to explore beneath the waves with basic equipment respecting your learning times.

DiveBase Freediving expertise coming from years of Y-40® partnership will create a welcoming and comfortable environment to start your new relation with Sea and yourself.

COURSES AVAILABLE ALL YEAR ROUND

PADI SKIN DIVER COURSE

Skin diving is snorkeling while making breath-hold dives to observe aquatic life, up close and personal. It’s a great way to explore the underwater world when you are not able to scuba dive or if scuba diving isn’t your thing.

The PADI Skin Diver course teaches you how to enjoy watching life below the surface and comfortably venture underwater for short visits, whether you dive in a local freshwater lake or the big blue ocean, at home or on holiday at a dive destination.

The course includes:

  • 1 theory lesson
  • 1 confined sessions in shallow water
  • 1 open water dive at sea
  • Full equipment
  • Land transportation from DiveBase to dive site
  • Diving insurance for the entire duration of the course

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • to correctly use the snorkeling equipment
  • the basic safety guidelines for being in and around in water
  • to checking buoyancy, surface swimming and clearing water from your snorkel
  • to perform effortless surface dives
  • to plan & arrange optional skin dive at a local dive site SEE OUR SNORKELING TOURS

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Sufficient swimming skills
  • No previous experience needed
  • Min 1 day required
  • Min age 8 year old


apnea academy – experience apnea course

This course gives the opportunity to all water sport lovers to approach to underwater world diving in safe and fun way. At the see and in pool, each proposed activity emphasizes the concept of apnea and wellness starting with the management of equalization in comfort conditions.

The course includes:

  • 2 theory & mental training sessions
  • 1 confined sessions in shallow water/pool
  • 4 dives in open water at sea
  • Full equipment
  • Land transportation from DiveBase to dive site
  • Diving insurance for the entire duration of the course

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • to recognize the diving equipment and its proper use
  • to equalize water pressure on your ears and feel at ease underwater
  • to learn how to manage your breath
  • to keep hydrodynamic buoyancy
  • to feel comfortable diving in open water and plan optional skin dive at a local dive site SEE OUR SNORKELING TOURS

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Sufficient swimming skills
  • Present an official Medical Letter certifying fitness to freedive
  • Min 3 days required (half-day training sessions)
  • Min age 12 year old

This course follows APNEA ACADEMY® School, Freediving school of World Champion Umberto Pelizzari. Once all course’s goals are achieved an official Certificate by Apnea Academy is issued and given.


obtain a complete knowledge about freediving

apnea academy – 1st level course

If you already have a PADI Skin Diver Certificate, achieved APNEA ACADEMY experience certification or simply have a little experience of freediving in open water the APNEA ACADEMY 1st LEVEL COURSE might interest you. This course represents the first full approach to freediving  with a complete basic equipment; the objective of the course is to reach controlled freediving by applying relaxation and breathing techniques.

The course consists of 3 main phases and includes:

  • 6 theory sessions with mental training and breathing sessions
  • 6 pool training sessions
  • 4 diving sessions in open water at sea
  • Learning material
  • Diving insurance for the entire duration of the course

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • to feel more comfortable and ease in water with full equipment
  • to manage your breathhold
  • to listen your body in static, dynamic and constant apnea
  • the safety rules when freediving in open water with a buddy
  • to approach the open water in safety and comfort conditions

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Adequate swimming skills
  • Present an official Medical Letter certifying fitness to freedive
  • Min age 15 year old
  • Duration 2 months, course sessions twice a week.

This course is ideal for people living in Malta. Course’s sessions are schedule twice a week, and open water sessions are arranges during weekends. – CHECK 2021 COURSE CALENDAR –

This follows APNEA ACADEMY® School, Freediving school of World Champion Umberto Pelizzari. Once all course’s goals are achieved an official Certificate by Apnea Academy is issued and given.