Best deal! Get certified in 3 days! each day up to 6 hours.
- 6 hr6 hours
- 510 US dollars$510
- Kankakee HAIGH QUARRY, Illionis
FreeDiving lvl.1 20m/66ft This program provides the necessary knowledge and skills to independently and safely perform Freediving with a buddy in open water down to 20 meters depth. Upon completion of the program you will receive the SSI Freediving Level 1 certification. The perfect package to transform you from a beginner to expert level freediver in just 3 steps. I. THEORY CLASS After booking, you will receive an email link to register with SSI. Once registered, we will order your online theory. Once you're done, you will schedule your Zoom info session with an instructor to learn equalization techniques, safety skills, equipment, etc. II. CONFINED WATER* You will learn and practice essential breathing, safety, and underwater swimming skills for safe and effective dives up to 12 feet. You will have a chance to hold your breath for up to 3 min and swim underwater up to 82 feet on a single breath. III. OPEN WATER* You will complete your training and certification, mastering the 66-foot dive! Your instructor will guide you the whole way through and help you achieve all the skills necessary to enjoy freediving in a safe and responsible manner. OPEN WATER will happen in Kankakee Haigh Quarry CONFINED WATER at Grove Vlg. pavilion fitness center EQUIPMENT: Snorkel* Mask* Fins Weight belt 3-7 mm wetsuit (depending on water temperature) Assorted weights *We ask that you provide the snorkel and mask, as these are personal items. The rest of the equipment can be rented or borrowed from us. Basics Equipment Physiology Breathing Safety Practice Deep Diving Diving techniques Equalization Backup in the Buddy System Test requirements 1:30 minutes air hold/static (STA) 30 meter distance diving (DYN) 10 meter deep diving (CWT) Theory exam
STUDENT RESCHEDULE AND CANCELLATIONS To maintain reasonable pricing for the certification classes, and to promote respect and fairness to your fellow freedivers' time and efforts, we have a strict cancellation policy: A cancellation two or more weeks prior to a class: refund of the tuition fee minus $25 administration fee. A cancellation less than 10 days before the class - No refund, but credit for a future class with $50 administration fee. A cancellation less than 72 hours before the class / NO SHOW - No refund, No credit except with proof of a medical or family emergency; in such a case, credit for a future class is allowed with $50 administration fee. CHICAGO FREEDIVING CANCELLATIONS There are times when it is not safe to dive due to adverse weather conditions (like thunderstorms, strong winds, extreme temperature, etc.) When a class is canceled due to weather or other circumstances beyond Chicago Freediving instructor control we try our best to accommodate the needs of the students. We offer the option to pay $25 in order to hold a dive spot in upcoming class (as the numbers permit). When the availability is open you are welcome to pay the $25, and join for any open water class you need in order to complete your certifications.