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This course sets our new generation of freedivers/spearfishermen on the most proper and safest path to enjoy this sport. Students build safe habits while advancing their waterman skills and knowledge by learning how to be a responsible and efficient diver.


The academics of this course have been specifically adapted by grade school teaching professionals to be easily digestible and fun.


The junior freediver practical curriculum offer students games and activities that cleverly integrate fundamental freediving skills and key safety protocols. During this course students are trained to dive to a maximum depth of 50 feet (15 meters). The junior freediver course has a maximum student–instructor ratio of 4:1, providing the safest and most effective learning experience for our new generation of free divers.

This course is a must for your son or daughter to learn the proper freedive safety techniques.

Parents are encouraged to attend with their children.

Junior Freediver

      During this course you will use the following equipment:


  • 3mm Wetsuit

  • fins

  • mask

  • snorkel

  • weight belt

  • weight  


        Student learning materials:

  • FII Junior Freediver manual and workbook. All course materials are provided by the instructor at the beginning of each course.


        Minimum age requirement:

  • Participants must be at least 12 years or older

         Course duration:

  • 2-day program. Minimum 4 hours of academic work, 3 hours of confined water training and 1.5 hours of open-water depth training (varies per location and class).

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