Top 5 Beginner Freediver Mistakes Anyone Can Make

When I learnt to freedive I thought I knew a little about the sport, but looking back, I realise now I knew nothing. I just jumped into the (30m) deep end, took a big breath and hoped for the best. However, I was different to most beginner freedivers, I didn’t make five beginner freediving mistakes. Oh no, my mistakes were in double figures…

2020-03-20T09:33:52+00:00

Five myths about freediving… BUSTED!

When people find out I am a freediver, they first ask me how long I can hold my breath, and then how deep I can dive. After they have expressed shock and have shaken their heads, they usually say ‘I could never do that' and proceed to recite a number of complete myths about freediving. I then have to make a detailed rebuttal of their beliefs, and explain that ANYONE could achieve what I have.

2020-02-10T15:14:19+00:00

Learning Finning techniques on a Freediving Course

Learning finning techniques on a freediving course is not usually the highest priority students have when they undertake a course with us. Understandably many students are focused on breathing techniques and equalisation. However, as the course progresses they soon realise that efficient, well executed finning techniques can directly impact on their ability to dive longer and deeper and contribute to a far better freediving experience.

2019-09-30T11:47:47+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

David Mellor – Freediving Training Diary – Dahab Freediving Championships

Welcome to the not-so-secret freediving training diary of David Mellor! In David’s last diary entry David talked about his final preparations for the Dahab Freediving Championships. This time we talk to him post competition and hear about the highs and lows of the event.

2019-05-17T10:34:28+01:00

David Mellor – Freediving Training Diary – Dahab Competition Prep

Welcome to the not-so-secret freediving training diary of David Mellor!In David's last diary entry David talked about his his first depth competition of 2019 in the Blue Ocean Mini Comp in Dahab. This time we talk to him about his latest fitness equipment, how he is avoiding over training and how he is trying to maintain his body weight.

2019-05-17T10:39:16+01:00

Uba Project Equalisation Tool Review

The Uba Project equalisation tool is an ingenious device to show you how much pressure you need to equalise, but what technique you are using. From the Frenzel equalisation technique, to the mouthfill, constant pressure, reverse packing and more, you can see where you're going right, what needs improvement and can practice at any time away from the water. So how does it work, why do you need one, and is it worth the money? Here's our comprehensive review of the Uba Project equalisation tool.

2019-03-20T10:35:04+00:00