KATABASIS FREEDIVING AND SAILING offers SSI Freediving courses. Instructors and Trainers with over 12 years of activity create a professional and fun environment, ideal for both absolute beginners and experienced freedivers. The possibility of cross over from other teaching is also offered.

Participation in the Freediving SSI Freediving Courses includes:

  • digital teaching material (book, log book, video)
  • international certification if standards are met
  • theoretical sessions, breathing and relaxation
  • Sea dives
  • swimming pool or confined waters
  • use of MARES equipment

BASIC

2 sessions of 3 hours (2 confined water, theory and relaxation) € 180
The Basic course gives you the opportunity to know the most important aspects of recreational freediving. Enrolling on this apnea course is the best way to easily and gradually approach the world of Freediving without any ambitions or expectations regarding time and depth, but with the excitement of discovery!
Date: from MAY to OCTOBER
Fee: € 180

POOL and LEVEL 1
4 sessions of 3 hours (3 open water session, theory and relaxation + 1 pool)
Level 1 course is the first step into the underwater world discovering diaphragmatic breathing. During the course you will acquire correct techniques and knowledge enabling you to freedive to up to 20 meters in the most ‘relaxed’ and confident way possible. You will be introduced to basic compensation techniques and will acquire more thoracic flexibility in order to improve your ability to adapt within the sea environment.
The POOL certification will be issued if just the deep skills are not satisfied.
Date: from MAY to OCTOBER
Fee: € 270

LEVEL 2
6 sessions of 3 hours (4 open water session, theory and relaxation + 2 pool)
Level 2 course will provide you with additional knowledge of the mammalian diving reflex and the responses that your body and your mind can give. You will learn new equalization techniques and training methods to help you to freedive in a much more conscious way reaching depths of up to 30 meters. From here on you start to get serious about freediving without losing the primary goal of apnea: Fun!
To be certified at level 2 the is required.
Date: from MAY to OCTOBER
Fee: € 310

LEVEL 3
8 sessions of 3 hours (5/6 open water session, theory and relaxation + 2/3 pool)
This is the highlight of the SSI Freediving program. Level 3 course takes you on a journey to discover your potential and your boundaries. Evolved Equalization (reverse packing and mouth fill), correct free fall, constant weight and free immersion, rescue, use of the lanyard and much much more. The limit is set at a depth of 40 meters and always needs to be achieved with self-confidence and awareness, freediving to the limit of your residual volume. The course is suitable for those who want to train to compete or pursue a career as an instructor.
Date: from MAY to OCTOBER
Fee: € 360

To participate in the SSI Freediving Student Courses you need:

– the student membership card valid for the current year (€ 30)
– the medical certificate of good health for 1st level; sports medical certificate for 2nd and 3rd level)

SSI FREEDIVING SPECIALTIES
Addressed to SSI Freediving certified students or from another recognized teaching, to deepen different aspects of freediving.Participation in SSI Freediving Specialty Courses includes:

  • digital teaching material (book, loog book, video) if available
  • certificate of attendance
  • international certification to achieve standards if available
  • theoretical sessions
  • go out to sea
  • swimming pool if needed
  • use of MARES equipment
Specialità SSI Freediving Free Immersion
3 sessions of 3 hours including theory and going out to sea to learn a technique widely used both in the didactic phase and in the practice of compensatory skills.
SSI Freediving specialty certification issued
Specialità No Fins SSI Freediving

NO FINS –  € 180
3 sessions of 3 hours including theory and outings at sea to improve in the most radical specialty of freediving, learning to make the most of hydrodynamics and synchronicity of movements.
SSI Freediving specialty certification issued

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TRAINING TABLES – TABELLE DI ALLENAMENTO – € 120

2sessions of 3-hour including theory and going out to sea to improve their personal performance. This program offers you the necessary skills to plan and conduct a session using freediving training tables, in order to improve apnea times and increase your tolerance to higher CO2 levels.
Prerequisite is a POOL Freediving certification or equivalent.
SSI Freediving specialty certification issued

To participate in the Specialty Courses you need:
– the student membership card valid for the current year (€ 30)
– the medical certificate
– an SSI Freediving patent or equivalent