Using a Monofin for Freediving

Welcome to Part Eighteen of The Beginner’s Guide to Freediving, the best place to start your freediving journey. If you’re planning to start freediving, this chapter is all about about the monofin. It looks at the history of the monofin, construction and different types.

Black Outs in Freediving

Welcome to Part Fifteen of The Beginner’s Guide to Freediving, the best place to start your freediving journey. If you’re planning to start freediving, this chapter is a must-read for everyone. It focuses on black outs in freediving - explaining what they are, warning signs and symptoms, how to deal with one in your buddy and how to avoid them taking place at all.

Finning Techniques for Freediving

Welcome to Part Fourteen of The Beginner’s Guide to Freediving, the best place to start your freediving journey. If you’re planning to start freediving, this chapter is about finning techniques for freediving - Why you should look at people walking before you start to fin, how a guide line can help with technique, and how to choose the right fins for you.

How to do the Perfect Duck Dive for Freediving

Welcome to Part Thirteen of The Beginner’s Guide to Freediving, the best place to start your freediving journey. If you’re planning to start freediving, this chapter covers describes how to achieve the perfect duck dive for freediving, why the perfect duck dive is essential and how to do one with minimal effort. Read about each stage and how to put it all together for the perfect duck dive.

Equalization for Freediving

Welcome to Part Eleven of The Beginner’s Guide to Freediving, the best place to start your freediving journey. If you’re planning to start freediving, this chapter covers equalization for freediving - why we need to do it, how to do it, and how to avoid equalisation problems.

Stretching for Freediving

Welcome to Part Ten of The Beginner’s Guide to Freediving, the best place to start your freediving journey. If you’re planning to start freediving, this chapter is about the importance of stretching for freediving - including stretches for the whole body and specific stretches for diaphragm flexibility.

The Mammalian Dive Reflex for Freediving

Welcome to Part Nine of The Beginner’s Guide to Freediving, the best place to start your freediving journey. If you’re planning to start freediving, this chapter is about the MDR, the Mammalian Dive Reflex We’ll be examining the Mammalian Dive Reflex for freediving and how this helps us dive deeper for longer.

Effects of Pressure and Depth on Freedivers

Welcome to Part Eight of The Beginner's Guide to Freediving. This chapter covers the effects of pressure and depth on freedivers with Boyle’s law, Henry’s law, and what happens when you get hit with nitrogen narcosis.

Breathing for Freediving

Part seven of The Beginner's Guide to Freediving: Breathing for Freediving (my pet subject). It covers how to breathe before and after a dive and how to take the most effective pre-dive breath.

Glossary and Acronyms of Freediving

Welcome to part three of The Beginner’s Guide to Freediving, the best place to start your freediving journey. In this chapter, we take a look at the Glossary of Freediving - including freediving disciplines, lung measurements and terms used. Freediving, much like any sport, has it’s own lingo or insider language. Here we’ve collected some of the most common terms you’re likely to read or hear, and collated them into this handy Glossary of Freediving.