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.
Go Freediving believes everyone should try freediving at least once, and a freediver course is the perfect way to do this ! Why? Because you will learn in a safe environment, under expert tuition and redefine your limits.
There are a number of reasons why learning the correct weighting for freediving is essential, particularly as the weighting you need will change, depending on the environment you are diving in. Finding the correct weighting for freediving depends on factors which include body weight, size and composition, the thickness of your suit, the depth of your dive, the water temperature and whether you are diving in fresh or salt water.
Ever thought about private freediving tuition? Find out the different types of students take freediving lessons and check out 6 complete myths about private freediving courses. You may be surprised!
How to communicate with your freediving buddy is one of the most important skills in safe freediving. In this article we cover how to effectively communicate before and during the dive or breath hold. There's also two videos and gifs showing freediving specific underwater hand signals.
Many people believe freediving is an extreme sport and therefore not suitable for children. After all, who in their right mind would make their child hold their breath, and then expect them to stay underwater? However freediving is simply breath hold diving, snorkeling without the snorkel and done correctly can be an incredible skill for a child to have.
There are several very important facets to freediving, such as the ability to hold your breath for long periods and the proper use of equipment, but in terms of safety and comfort the single most important skill you will need to master is the equalisation of your ears. Here are my top ten equalisation tips.
If you've been thinking about trying freediving and want to become certified, questions you may be asking yourself are 'What do you learn on a freediving course?' 'How will a course help me?' The short [...]
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.
The Frenzel Technique greatly increases the ability of a freediver to descend deeper, while the fact that you can equalise underwater also lends a sense of safety and comfort while submerged. It can often be the difference between being a good diver and a great one, and while the technique is pretty simple in terms of what you have to do, mastering it can be tricky for many people.