David Mellor Diary – Training and Competition Recap

As David reflected  on his recent performance, we thought it was the perfect time for us to look back at his training and competitions and pick out some of the highs and lows so far this season. So if you've only just joined David's journey, here's a mid-season freediving recap!

2019-05-20T13:08:43+01:00

Ear Pain When Diving – What Causes It And How to Stop It!

Do you experience ear pain when diving? If so, congratulations - you have one of the most commonly reported (and most unwelcome) side effects of diving incorrectly. However, did you know that you should not experience ANY ear pain when diving? Find out why people experience ear pain when diving, and what steps they need to take to be able to dive pain free.

2019-05-13T11:15:07+01:00

David Mellor – Post Freediving Competition Analysis

In David's last diary entry David talked about the highs and lows of the recent Dahab Championships. David has now had some time to reflect on his performance and analyse what he did right and what he did wrong. Read his post freediving competition analysis here.

2019-05-10T10:27:52+01:00

An Online Freediving Course Is Just The Start!

It's the start of our 2019 season - which can only mean one thing! It's the start of our RAID Freediver courses too! Last week saw our first RAID freediver students arrive at Glebe House ready for the practical elements of their freediving course. Each student had already completed their online freediving course materials, so were ready to go!

2019-05-09T10:17:09+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

Marine Conservation And Freediving

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 previous Go Freediving student Anna Harrison. Anna told us about her role as a  marine biologist and how she believes learning to freedive will help her marine conservation efforts. 

2019-04-22T13:42:13+01:00

David Mellor – Freediving Training Diary – Freediving Competitions in Dahab

Welcome to the not-so-secret freediving training diary of David Mellor! In David's last diary entry David talked about his training in Dahab and how he was enjoying finessing skills. This time we speak with David immediately following his first depth competition of 2019. He took part in the Blue Ocean Mini Comp on the 5th April and did a 52 constant weight with bi-fins dive and got a white card for a clean performance.

2019-05-17T10:42:10+01:00

David Mellor – Freediving Training Diary – Freediving Training in Dahab

Welcome to the not-so-secret freediving training diary of David Mellor! This week we're in Dahab! Well, David is! He is there for some serious training ahead of two upcoming competitions in Dahab - the mini competition on 5th April and then the Dahab Championships 25th - 29th April. Also David has received some awesome news: He has made the GB for the world champs in Nice in Sept for FIM and CWT! Well done, David!

2019-05-17T10:47:42+01:00