Basic Freediving

Cost: £195

Deposit: £100

The SSI Basic Freediving program is a more in-depth introduction to the sport. It provides you with the knowledge and skills to safely enjoy freediving with your buddy. Whether you are new to the sport, or if you already enjoy your snorkelling then this course will take it to the next level. 

The program is perfect for those wishing to learn the concepts and to be more relaxed in the water. Enjoy exploring, photography and adventure to depths of 5m on certification. 

Your training begins with online academic and breathing workshops. Your SSI Freediving Instructor will expand on your reading and explore the theory you need for safety and comfort. You will be given a little homework to help you maximise on your in-water sessions. 

During the in-water sessions under the guidance of an Instructor you will develop and practice your skills. Luckily, our beach at Selsey Lifeboat Station offers a perfect spot for training*. Part of the Selsey Bill and Hounds Marine Conservation zone there is plenty of opportunity to explore the marine life. You have the option to complete the course in a pool during the winter and if you prefer. Courses begin on the third Saturday of every month. 

What is included?

    • Digital Manual
    • Online Academics workshops
    • Online practical breathing class
    • Confined water/pool session
    • Online certification card on completion
    • Equipment hire (you will need a mask and snorkel set**)
    • Instructor time

We want you to get the most from your learning experience, so we keep our classes small.  If you prefer, we do offer a 1:1 option or dates to suit you on all our training courses, just ask.

*open water sessions are weather and conditions dependent. 

** we have a range of packages and options for you to consider. 

 Course Terms and Conditions

Cost: £195

Deposit: £100


  • Minimum Age
  • Academic Session
  • Practical Breathing Workshop
  • Confined Water/Pool Sessions
  • Open Water Session

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Mulberry Marine Experiences Ltd

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