Molchanovs – Wave 1

Beginner Freediving


In this introductory course, you learn the basics of freediving and discover your natural freediving ability. You are taught to learn techniques to hold your breath beyond a minute and a half and to do breath-hold dives with and without fins. If you are taking the Wave 1 course, you are also taught to freedive to a depth of 12-20 meters (40-66 feet) in open water.


  • Swim 200m unassisted, non-stop in a pool setting


  • History of Freediving
  • Physiology
  • Physics
  • Relaxation Techniques
  • Breathing Techniques
  • Equalization
  • Safety & Rescue
  • Equipment