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Freediving at Porthkerris:

We offer SSI, PADI and AIDA certified free diving courses, guided and fun freediving from the centre.

Basic pool diver is an intro to free diving and will count toward the Level 1/ freediver programs. 1 day in the classroom and pool to learn the basics of free diving to see if the fervid courses are for you.


SSI Level 1/ PADI freediver/ AIDA 2*

Learn proper breathing techniques, familiarise yourself with diaphragm breathing and take a deep breath like you never have before. In the entry level courses course you acquire the proper skills and knowledge to participate in Freediving to depths of up to 60 ft. (20 meters) in the most relaxed and safe manner possible. You will develop the skills necessary to train your body to be more efficient with breath-holding, gain better respiration and muscle flexibility and learn new skills to take your Freediving to the next level.

Courses run regularly, contact us for dates. The course is run over 1 day in the pool and classroom and 1 day in open water.


SSI Level 2/ PADI advanced freediver/ AIDA 3*

The advanced Freediving course will equip you with further knowledge of the mammalian diving reflex and how to initiate the best response for Freediving. You will learn new advanced equalisation techniques and apnea training methods to carry you past 60 ft. (20 meters) and develop the skills necessary to freedive to depths of up to 90 ft. (30 meters.)

Courses run regularly, contact us for dates. The course is run over 2 weekends, 1 day in the pool and classroom, the following weekend is 2 days in open water.


SSI Level 3/ PADI master freediver

The apex of the Freediving Programs, Level 3 or master, will take you to depths of up to 120 ft. (40 meters.) Freediving well below the residual volume of the lungs, this is the specialist deep diving course and will equip you with the proper knowledge to take you into the deep blue and beyond.

Contact us for dates and schedules.

static class

We also offer specialist workshops for static apnea, with national record holder Georgina Miller and a popular photography/ videography workshop with renowned freediving photographer Daan Verhoeven. We can tailor coaching for different areas of freedive training, for qualified divers as well as fun diving and wildlife trips.

For more information please visit Aquacity Freediving:

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