Dumagat Freedive International Freediving School

Learn and experience freediving in Dauin with the country’s most experienced and longest-tenured professional freediving instructor.

COURSES

Become a confident, comfortable, and safe freediver through SSI’s internationally recognized freediver certification program. The SSI teaching philosophy emphasizes proper knowledge, skills, equipment, and experience as a foundation to become a confident, comfortable and safe freediver. We believe in the old adage that practice makes perfect and use the SSI’s Comfort through Repetition approach. It is a lot easier and more fun than you might think. Scroll down to learn more!

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Discover Freediving  

Experience freediving in just one morning and spend more time enjoying your holiday!  4-5 hours, no homework, no exam, no performance requirements, just learning and fun! Perfect for those with limited time and those who aren’t ready to commit to the SSI Freediving Level 1 certification course. Learn the basics, fundamental skills, and safety rules of freediving. Ability to swim is a minimum requirement. 3000 PHP. On PROMO for 2500 PHP if two or more individuals.  Equipment rental included.


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Freediving Level 1  

Freediving is more than just an adventure. It is a lifestyle choice and the most wonderful journey of your life. The SSI Freediving Level 1 program gives you all the training and knowledge you need to safely freedive with a buddy in open water environments.

Two days of fun and adventure where you learn about freediving equipment, breathing techniques, relaxation, physiology, safety, equalization, body position, and technique.  You will learn and practice the skills necessary to freedive down to a maximum 20 meters (66 feet) in a single breath.  12000 PHP.  Equipment rental plus 2 additional depth training sessions included.

Basic Facts

  • Minimum age: 12
  • Prerequisites: Must be able to swim
  • Days: 2
  • Max students per instructor: 4
  • Rescue depth: 10 meters
  • Maximum depth: 20 meters (66 feet)

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Freediving Level 2  

Ready to take your freediving to the next level? Increase your average breath-hold, improve your freediving efficiency, and take yourself to greater depths.

Three days of improving your technique and further understanding freediving theories.  Learn advanced freediving physiology to further understand what happens to your body as you freedive and how to train your body for freediving.  All subjects covered in Level 1 are also reviewed.  Dive down to a maximum of 30 meters (98 feet) using a more advanced equalization method!  17000 PHP.  Equipment rental plus 2 additional depth training sessions included.

Basic Facts

  • Minimum age: 15
  • Prerequisites: Must be able to swim, and SSI Level 1 or equivalent certification
  • Minimum breath hold: 2:30
  • Days: 3
  • Max students per instructor: 4
  • Rescue depth: 15 meters
  • Maximum depth: 30 meters (100 feet)

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Freediving Level 3  

Learn the techniques of a freediving world record holder in the SSI Freediving Level 3 program. The ultimate in freediving training, this program will give you the advanced freediving skills and knowledge you need to dive up to 40 meters deep with a buddy.

This specialist deep freediving course will provide you with all the necessary knowledge and skills to dive to a maximum of 40 meters (131 feet)!  4-5 days of learning and freediving past the residual volume of your lungs.  Learn how to become a more confident, comfortable, and safe freediver.  21000 PHP.  Equipment rental plus 2 additional depth training sessions included.

Basic Facts

  • Minimum age: 18
  • Prerequisites: 400m non-stop swim, and SSI Level 2 or equivalent certification
  • Minimum breath hold: 3:30
  • Days: 5
  • Max students per instructor: 4
  • Rescue depth: 20 meters
  • Maximum depth: 40 meters (130 feet)

Depth Training Session

For certified freedivers aiming to get better, those that require additional training days towards completion of a course, and/or experienced freedivers.  Equipment not included.  1000 PHP per session.  On PROMO for 800 including equipment.


Freediving Equipment Rental  

Full wetsuit, low-volume mask, freediving fins, snorkel, weight belt, and weights: 750 PHP per day.  On PROMO for 500 PHP.

  • Wetsuit: 250
  • Fins: 200
  • Mask: 100
  • Snorkel: 100
  • Weight + Belt: 100
  • Safety Lanyard: 100
  • Noseclip: 50
  • Freediving Computer: 200

Learn about our Instructor Level courses here