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Big Blue Diving Resort - Koh Tao - Thailand

Free-Diving

Hold your breath! 

Discover Freediving is your chance to get wet and experience what freediving is all about. Signing up for a Freediving Basic course is a great way to decide whether getting a freediving certification is right for you. You will learn the same skills as on the level 1 but without experiencing depth.
Duration: 1 day
Price: 3.000 BahtSSI Freediving Level 1

 
Start freediving!

The SSI Level 1 Freediving course is an introductory course with no previous experience required. In this course you learn the appropriate skills and knowledge to dive safely to depths up to 20mtrs. Course includes theory sessions about freediving breathing techniques for before and after diving, a dry breath hold, relaxation, physiology and safety procedures.Water sessions will include dynamic apnea (horizontal UW swimming) and depth where you will progressively learn about technique including adequate finning, body positioning and being more streamlined.
Duration: 2 days
Price: 5.500 Baht

Advanced FreeDiver

The SSI Freediving Level 2Course is the Intermediate freediving course where the student will be introduced to further concepts for deeper freediving such as freefalling and new equalization techniques. These will improve your relaxation and conserve oxygen that consequently will help you go even deeper. The theory will give you a greater understanding of the natural changes that occur in your body when you dive called Mamalian Dive Reflex that helps you become more aquatic and how to trigger this changes faster to help you stay longer and go even deeper. You will also have a full body and specific thoracic stretching session where you will learn to improve your chest flexibility and therefore make a better use of your capacity. All these new skills will help you go over 30 meters in a relaxed, efficient and safe mannerTogether with depth training you will have the opportunity to try breath holds in the water (static apnea) and continue with dynamic apnea to improve your finning and efficiency UW.
Duration: 3 days
Price: 7.000 Baht

This is the apex course of the SSI FreedivingProgram

SSI Level 3, will take you to depths of 40mtrs. This is the specialist deep diving course and will equip you with the proper knowledge to take you into the deep blue and beyond, Freediving well below the residual volume of the lungs. Level 3 develops the proper knowledge, skills and safety for you to Freedive well beyond what was once thought impossible. You will learn advanced techniques for deep diving such as the mouthfill wich will teach you to perform with less effort on your lungs and also how to perform exhale dives that will simulate greater depths whilst triggering the mammalian dive reflex and helping your body to be more adaptable to deep water.You will also have the chance to try a maximum performance in static, dynamic and dynamic no fins.
Duration: 3 days
Price: 11.700 Bath

The SSI Instructor Course

SSI Freediving Instructor Course Level 1 – for SSI Dive Cons or higher (SSI, PADI or similar)If you already are part of the diving industry and would like to add versability to your instructor options by doing a freediving instructor course, or just want to change your career overall, this is the course for you.       

Duration: 7 days
        Pre- requisites: Scuba diving con or higher
        First Aid and O2 provider or similar (can be offered by BBF)
        Price: 7 Days 40800 THBIncludes certification and Instructor Kit
Includes accommodation on shared dorm or optional discounted BB accommodation. 

SSI Freediving Instructor Course Level 2:If you dream to become a freediving instructor and have completed your Level 3 SSI course or similar this is the course for you.At the end of the course you will be able to teach Basic, Level 1 and Level 2 freediving courses.

Duration: 7 days
        Pre- requisites: SSI Level 3 or similar
        First Aid and O2 provider or similar (can be offered by BBF)
        Price: 40,800 THBIncludes certification and Instructor Kit
Includes accommodation on shared dorm or optional discounted BB accommodation. 

SSI Freediving Instructor Crossover:If you are already a freediving instructor from another agency and would like to join the SSI system, we can offer you the crossover option.

Duration: 3 to 7 days, depending on evaluation based on previous knowledge.
        Pre- requisites:Freediving Instructor Level Certification
        First Aid and O2 provider or similar (can be offered by BBF)
        Price: 3 days 24400 THB
        Price: 7 days 41800 THBIncludes certification and Instructor Kit
Includes accommodation on shared dorm or optional discounted BB accommodation. 

Upskill -Level 1 to Level 2 Instructor and from Level 2 to Level 3 Instructor.

Duration: 2 to 3 days
        Pre- requisites: to qualify for Level 2 Instructor: Level 1 Instructor
        to qualify for Level 3 Instructor: Level 2 Instructor
        First Aid and O2 provider or similar (can be offered by BBF)
        Price: 12000 THBIncludes certification and relevant Instructor Material
Includes accommodation on shared dorm or optional discounted BB accommodation. 

Instructor Level 2 and Dive Master programOnce you finished your level 2 freediving course and are ready to engage on the freediving career we can offer you the option to do a freedive master and freediving instructor course together.This option will give you the opportunity to experience freediving over the period of one month whilst giving you time to do your level 3, training and finish up with your Level 2 Instructor course.

Duration: 4 weeks
        Pre- requisites: SSI Level 2
        Requisites to complete course: First Aid and O2 provider or similar (can be offered by BBF)
        Price: on requestIncludes certification and relevant Instructor Kit
Includes deals on accommodation

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