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SAVAGE DIVING ACADEMY

If you’re an avid freediver, you likely spend a lot of time thinking about freediving, talking about freediving and sharing the details your latest freediving adventures. Becoming a PADI Freediver Instructor with Ryan Rush & PADI Freedive Instructor Trainer Dale lets you take your passion for freediving to the next level and allows you to do what you enjoy as a profession. You must earn the PADI Freediver Instructor rating, but you gain a job that lets you share incredible underwater achievements with others – transforming their lives for the better while enriching yours.

To enroll in a PADI Freediver Instructor Training Course, you must be at least 18 years old, have a PADI Master Freediver certification (or have a qualifying certification), be a current Emergency First Response Instructor (or qualifying CPR/first aid instructor) and present a medical statement signed by a physician within 12 months.

Academics

In the PADI Freediver Instructor Training Course, over a minimum of four days, during both classroom and inwater sessions, you cover these key topics:

  • PADI Freediver course standards and procedures
  • Learning and Instruction
  • Teaching Skills and Supervising Freedivers
  • Safety and Risk Management
  • Freediving Physiology and Psychology
  • Organizing and Marketing Freediving

In the PADI Freediver Instructor Orientation, which may be conducted in person & you will cover these key topics:

  • PADI Freediver course standards and procedures
  • Organizing and Marketing Freediving

For both program, there is also a Care for the Environment topic and a written final exam.

Course Outline

Day 1:

8:00am Classroom Sessions

12:00pm Break

2:00pm Pool Session

Day 2:

8:00am Classroom Sessions

12:00pm Break

2:00pm Pool Session

Day 3:

9:00am Open Water Training

Day 4:

9:00am Open Water Training

Day 5:

8:00am Presentations

12:00pm Break

1:00pm Final Exam