Introduction to Freediving (Molchanovs Wave 1)


Probably the most rewarding and challenging course which covers the core fundamentals of freediving, following the Molchanovs Wave 1 syllabus.

A great starting point for people who are already very comfortable in the water. For example, you may want to consider this course if you are an experienced snorkeler, scuba diver or swimmer.

You will learn the physiology behind freediving in greater depth. You will also be introduced to the various disciplines of competitive freediving with the aim of honing your technique and relaxation. It will also cover freediving safety and rescue procedures.

The course will begin with a theory session covering the physiology, equipment, disciplines and safety of freediving along with depth and pressure (via independent study online). From there we will move to a pool session where we will be conducting breathing and equalisation exercises, as well as practising static and dynamic disciplines. 

The second day of the course we will travelling to Lazarus Island to have an open water session, where we will be practicing depth and equalization. On the successful completion of the course, you will receive your Molchanovs Wave 1 freediver certification.

The cost is $550 per person for a group lesson, This includes the cost of transportation to and from Lazarus Island, and use of equipment. 

Prerequisite: Able to swim continuously for 200m. 

Registration closes 5 days before the course start date.

This course requires a minimum of 2 students to run. If we are unable to run the course, we will notify you 3 days before the course and offer to reschedule or a refund.  

We also offer private courses if you prefer 1-1 coaching.