LEVEL 1 PADI
JUNE 22ND - 23RD, 2023
Get ready to learn the fundamentals of freediving in this immersive two day course! This course involves multiple dive sessions over two days which include static and dynamic apnea exercises, safety scenarios, constant weight and free immersion line dives, rescue at depth and more! Led by couple Zeke Motta of Primal Freediving and Brandee Anthony of Mermaid Freedive.
YOU DO NOT NEED PREVIOUS DIVE EXPERIENCE TO ATTEND THIS COURSE BUT YOU MUST KNOW HOW TO SWIM!
ABOUT THE COURSE
Cost: $550 per person
Location: Vero Beach, FL and Deerfield Beach, FL
Dates: June 22nd - 23rd, 2023
Thursday June 22nd 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Leisure Square Pool, Vero Beach
Stretching and breathwork
Confined water session 1
Confined water session 2
Friday June 23rd 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Deerfield Beach, FL - Dixie Divers
Open water session 1
Open water session 2
Day two is weather dependent. If ocean conditions don't allow for diving we will be headed to Lake Denton instead.
PERKS OF THE COURSE
Most commercial jobs require these certifications
To increase your breath hold and depth ability
Refine your skills as a mermaid underwater
Greater confidence in yourself and your practice
Prepare you to go pro as a PADI Mermaid instructor
To ensure safety in the water for you and others
Connect with other likeminded individuals in the community
WHO IS THIS FOR
This course is designed for anyone interested in getting their level 1 freediver certification! Whether you are brand new to diving or a full time professional - this course is a great addition! Must be 18 years or older to attend. If you already have your level one freedive certification please visit the retreats list to see our advanced opportunities!
GEAR LIST AND RENTALS
Minimum 3mm Wetsuit (rentals available)
Freedive long blade bifins (rentals available)
Low volume mask and J snorkel (rentals available)
Weight belt and weights (rentals available)
Reusable water bottle
Yoga Mat & beach towel
Freedive gear rental can be found here
If you plan to rent, please reserve your gear as soon as you sign up as there are limited quantities and sizes!
THE SIGN UP STEPS
-Read through this page carefully
-Hit the sign up button at the bottom
-Send us an email with your full name, preferred email, birthdate and social media handle
-You will then receive an invoice and forms to sign
-Once you have submitted your payment and forms you will receive a welcome email and info packet
-After receiving the info packet, please be sure to book any gear rental right away
-Complete your three PADI E learnings (Freediver) as soon as possible so not to forget
-If a doctor signature is needed on your medical, get that done right away
This course has very limited spots. Full payment is due upfront to take a spot! After you have submitted your payment upon application approval, you will be emailed a welcome packet outlining all of the specific details about the retreat, what you will need and how to best prepare.
THESE SPOTS ARE ABSOLUTELY NON REFUNDABLE!!!!
There are no conditions in which your spot and payment would be refunded to you unless the retreat is canceled in emergency situations. These courses are highly time intensive for our team and very limited in spots. We highly recommend purchasing dive trip insurance to cover you in case of an unforeseen need to cancel.
If you are over 45 or have any medical conditions - please see the required medical form before signing up! There are no refunds if you sign up and do not pass your medical. Medical form can be found here. Pay close attention to the questions, not everyone will need a doctors signature so be sure to check if you do or not!