AIDA International was founded in 1992 and is the global authority for competitive freediving. This association organizes the most important international freediving competitions and verifies and records all freediving records. AIDA’s goals include further research and development of freediving techniques and science, and the safe and effective training of recreational freedivers. Many of the sport’s greatest freedivers belong to AIDA, including William Trubridge, Carlos Coste and Guillaume Nery.
AIDA organizes freediving courses into four levels. Each level teaches the diver progressively more advanced skills, and has specific requirements to achieve certification. The levels focus on three disciplines of freediving dynamic, static, and constant weight
Invest half day learning about the exciting sport of freediving, this especial program consist of a short theory and extensive practical work in the ocean. This is the perfect introduction of the beauty of breath-hold diving and is a real eye opener for people who are not sure about getting involve in a full course. […]
This is probably the most challenging and rewarding AIDA course. For those who are already confident in the open water this course is your starting point. The course builds a foundation of good technique and safety so that you can buddy with other AIDA 2 star freedivers.This course consists of two theory sessions, a pool session […]
The AIDA 1&2 star course is by far the most popular way to get in to freediving as it combines the 1st and 2nd levels of the AIDA educational ladder in a fun 3.5 day course. Certification: AIDA ** Freediver. Duration: 3.5 Days minimum. (Plus half day home study) Day 1: Knowledge development, Static Apnea, […]
Interested in going deeper and improving your technique? This course goes into the theory of Freediving in more depth which will allow you to understand the physiology and techniques behind diving deeper. The course will help you improve your Freediving performance whilst advancing your safety and rescue skills.This course consists of three theory sessions, two pool […]
This course takes you to a whole new level of confidence in your Freediving. Not only will you learn the latest techniques for deeper diving but you will also learn more about conditioning your body for Freediving. This course will push you to the limits of your Freediving abilities. The AIDA 4 star […]
Freediving vacations are the perfect way to combine relaxation with fun and challenge. However, if you are really looking to improve your performances, join us and start your training or certification course. Freediving is just as much a sport as it is recreation and most of all is an extraordinary experience. As in all sports, […]