Freediving Courses

We offer courses in the Molchanovs Wave Freediving System. Apart from these very comprehensive courses, Molchanovs gives you access to the worldwide online BASE training community to continuously improve your freediving skills between courses, every day, every week – just as you like it!

Molchanovs Wave 1 Course Outline

Online Learning

By means of online videos and a course manual, you will learn:

  • Physics and physiological basics of freediving
  • Relaxation and breathing techniques
  • Mental techniques/relaxation
  • Introduction to equalization
  • Mamalian Dive Reflex
  • Potential trauma
  • Multiple choice exam

Two Pool Sessions

We have a beautiful 20 meter long pool in our front yard. As our guests, you are always welcome to swim and chill out in our pool anytime you want.

In these sessions you will learn:

  • Introductions of freediving equipment
  • Static breath holds (STA)
  • Techniques: Finning technique, body position and turns
  • Dynamic diving (DYN)
  • Introduction to Dynamic without Fins (DNF)
  • Buddy and rescue procedures

Three Open Water Sessions

In the open water sessions you can apply all that you have already learnt from the theory and pool sessions! We also document your progress with video footage and analyze it at the end of each open water session!

In open water you will learn:

  • Introductions of techniques: Duck dives, body positioning, equalization
  • Basic safety and rescue: Buddy and rescue procedures
  • Freediving techniques: Free Immersion (FIM) & Constant Weight (CWT) to 12-20m depth.

As a certified Molchanovs Wave 1 freediver you will be able to meet the following requirements:

  • 1:30+ min static breath hold
  • 30m diving horizontally in the pool
  • Diving 12 – 20m depth in open water

Course Duration: 3 Days. Courses start at 2pm and end at lunch-time on the 4th day.

Course Fee: $320

 

Wave 2 Course Outline

Online Learning

By means of online videos and the Wave 2 manual you will learn:

  • History of freediving
  • Frenzel equalization
  • Introduction to air control: Reverse packs or grouper calls
  • Preventing potential traumas
  • Effects of depth
  • Written exam

2 Pool Sessions

In this session you will learn:

  • Additional equipment
  • Improvements of techniques
  • Dynamic swimming (55M)
  • Buddying and rescue procedures (repetition)
  • Improving Dynamic No Fins (DNF) technique
  • Introduction to the monofin technique

4 Open Water Sessions

In these sessions you will learn:

  • Improvement of equalization: Frenzel technique
  • Usage of lanyards
  • Free fall technique
  • Further safety and rescue: Rescue from 15+m
  • Introduction to Constant Weight No Fins (CNF) to 15m
  • Application of air control (Grouper Call and Reverse Packing)
  • Improve your relaxation while focusing on your freediving technique

As a certified Molchanovs Wave 2 freediver you will be able to meet the following requirements:

  • 2:30+ min Static Breath Hold (STA)
  • 55+m Dynamic With Fins (DYN)
  • 35+m Dynamic No Fins (DNF)
  • 24 – 30m CWT and FIM in the open water
  • 15m Constant Weight No Fins (CNF)
  • Free fall technique

Duration: 4 Days

Course Fee: $420

Wave 3 Course Outline

Online Learning

By means of online videos and the Wave 3 course manual you will learn:

  • History of freediving 2
  • Advanced breathing techniques: Packing & reverse packing, advantages and dangers
  • Mastery of Frenzel equalization technique
  • Introduction to mouthfill air movement technique
  • Narcosis
  • Lung squeeze and DCI in freediving
  • Review of “no warm-up dives”
  • Freediving hazards

2 Pool Sessions

In this session you will learn:

  • Introduction to monofin technique
  • Improvement of Dynamic No Fins (DNF)
  • Introduction to diving with a nose clip
  • Attention deconcentration and mental strategies
  • Training methodology

5 Open Water Sessions

In these sessions you will learn:

  • Buoy setup and management
  • Introduction to mouthfill
  • Introduction to FRC
  • Improvement of technique: Constant Weight No Fins (CNF)
  • Introduction to monofin technique
  • Introduction to optional equipment: Nose clip

As a certified Molchanovs Wave 3 freediver you will be able to meet the following requirements:

  • 3:30+ min static breath hold
  • 75m Dynamic With Fins (DYN)
  • 70m Dynamic No Fins (DNF)
  • 40m deep of Free Immersion (FIM) / Constant Weight (CWT)
  • FRC to 8m
  • Demonstrating Mouthfill

Course Duration: 5 teaching days

Course Fee: $500

  • Yin and Freediving Retreat

Level 1-Apnea Total

Let’s get Started, you will learn what freediving is, what happens to our body when we dive, how we can utilize our breath and air efficiently. We will take you to the water, where you can learn to be comfortable to a depth of 20m and we will be with you for every moment of your dives, helping you to gain confidence in your abilities as an aquatic being! Because we are all Aquatic beings, remember your first 9 months of your life in your mother’s womb!

 

 

Level 2-Apnea Total

Let us soar into new Territory of freediving! you are familiar with the set up by now, so in this course we will help you to become even more confident, relaxed and comfortable as a diver. We go deeper into the physiology of diving and experience new and more exciting sensations in the body. Again we are here with you every stroke of the way

Coaching

So you want to go Deeper! Lets do it safely and comfortably. Whether you want to compete, teach or just be even more confident in the water, we have the knowledge and power to take you there. Option to sign up for our 4 week Master Program or just come out for a few coaching sessions which will give you the confidence to train with other pros and get seriously comfortable and confident as a Freediver!

 

 

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