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3 Key Benefits of becoming a qualified PADI Freediver!

Do you know the benefits of become a qualified PADI Freediver? This blog will outline the top three key benefits. 

  1. Better time under the water!

    "If you think freediving is just like snorkeling (but going really deep) - think again. Freediving is an entirely different way to experience the underwater world. You’ll dive deeper, stay down longer, and feel part of the ocean itself" (PADI, 2024).

  2. Better safety

    "Though freediving appears to be relatively simple, there is a lot to know about safety and physiology. A non-trained freediver risks ear, sinus, and lung injuries, blackouts, and could potentially drown. An experienced, insured freediving instructor can help you advance your skills and avoid serious risks. If you already have some freediving experience, the expert techniques taught by PADI Freediving instructors can help you quickly increase depth and time underwater but also enhance your personal and buddy-related safety skills" (PADI, 2024).

  3. You can then move on to completing more Free Diving Courses!

    Once you have completed the PADI Freediver Course you can then move on to complete your Advanced Free Diving Course, which is designed to refine and improve your freediving skills, allowing you to progress slowly while learning how your body performs during apnea (suspension of breathing)" (PADI, 2024).

    From there you can progress to the Master Freediver Course which is for advanced freedivers who want to approach elite freediving levels. You'll learn to bring your static apnea, dynamic apnea, free immersion and constant weight skills to the next level 

Reference List

What is Free Diving?. (2024).PADI.


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