Founders Freediving Program

Islamorada, Village of Islands, Founders Park 305-853-1685

Founders Freediving
Level 1 Freediver Course

Now offered at Founders Park at the Ron Levy Aquatic Center

Whether a complete beginner or an informally trained freediver/spearfisherman with years of experience, this course will set you on the right path to eliminate bad habits and show you the most efficient and safe freediving techniques.

During this two-day course, students train on the fundamentals of the FII education system in an easy-to-learn course format operating between the classroom, pool, and open water setting. With a high emphasis on freediver safety training and technique development, students master the proper skills to effectively free dive up to depths of 66 feet/20 meters.

Course Syllabus

  • Level 1 Safety & Problem Management
  • Freediving Equipment
  • Physics and Physiology for the Level 1 Freediver
  • Correct Breathing for Freediving
  • Breath-Hold/Static Apnea Technique Development
  • Freediving Technique Development

Course Fees

This program is open to the public. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, all persons who are disabled and who need special accommodations to participate in this program because of that disability can Email ADA Coordinator or call 305-664-6448 at least 48 hours before the scheduled event.

Freediving Flyer