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Freediving in a Quarry – A Top Venue For Teaching

Freediving in a quarry often conjures up images of clambering over awkward rock faces and dodgy barbed wire so that you can reach an uninspiring (and often very unsafe) expanse of water that has become the local dumping ground for fly-tippers, and for some reason, shopping trolleys. Find out why approved diving certified quarries are fast gaining popularity as teaching venues for freediving.

2019-08-13T07:52:16+01:00

Top Ten Tips for being a Mermaid from Mermaid Athiraa

Earlier this year we reached out and asked you to get in touch if you used freediving in the course of your work. In this article we speak to Linda Ågren, also known as Mermaid Athiraa.  Linda was born in Southern Sweden in 1989, which just so happened to be the very same year that Disney’s The Little Mermaid premiered.

2019-08-10T09:20:10+01:00

What Freediving Skills Do You Learn On A Freediving Course?

The freediving skills and techniques we teach on our courses have been specifically selected to ensure a thorough, safe and enjoyable course can be experienced by everyone, regardless of previous experience, ability, age, confidence and any other miriad of variables our students may present to us.

2019-07-30T10:37:18+01:00

Go Freediving Does The Double at the Chepstow Freediving Double Dip!

We did it! Or rather, our AMAZING, AMAZING  Go Freediving instructors David Mellor and Tom Elliott truly 'did the double' at the Chepstow freediving Double Dip competition! Two Winners! We're so unbelievably proud of them! David took first place and was crowned UK Depth Freediving Champion. And Tom grabbed second place!

2019-07-25T13:35:28+01:00

Recycling Wetsuits – What Are The Options?

As a business I hire out A LOT of wetsuits. Of course, I ensure all of my wetsuits are kept clean and well maintained, but as with all wetsuits there comes a time when patching and fixing a suit is no longer viable and they have to be replaced. The question is, what do I do with the old ones? Recycling wetsuits is an option, but with so many ways to do it, which should I choose?

2019-07-04T10:39:01+01:00

Inland Freediving Courses – What Are The Benefits?

Inland freediving courses have been increasing in popularity (particularly in the UK), and with good reason. Gone are the days when inland freediving involved jumping into a murky quarry, void of any marine life with poor visibility and only the remnants of a rusty shopping trolley to explore! Find out why we think they provide the best learning environment for students.

2019-07-01T12:31:19+01:00