I am often told (usually, I must admit, a coach of a “certain age”) that unlike, for example, football, where any professional over the age of 30 needs to think about retirement, freedivers get better with age.
How Age Affects Freediving Success
Anyone who knew the late Natalia Molchanova, who at the age of 56 was truly invincible, set world records in every discipline, it would be difficult to disagree. Ever since I heard that Pascal Berger from Switzerland calls himself the representative of the “young generation”, I’ve been intrigued by what Continue reading
Freediving is a young sport in which athletes swim in length or in depth while holding their breath.
Freediver enjoys the depth …
Thanks to quality theory and practice, top freedivers can dive to incredible depths (~ 253 meters, Herbert Nitsch) and hold their breath for up to eleven and a half minutes. It sounds incredible!
Learning about such opportunities, lovers of big waves could not stay away and began to wonder “how do they get it?”. As a result, the so-called “Surfer Survival Courses” appeared. In these courses, experienced Continue reading
Today freediving is becoming an increasingly popular hobby. A hunting method that has been practiced since ancient times, which people practiced in the very distant past, is undergoing a revival today as an exciting activity and is often referred to as the most rapidly developing water sport in the world.
If you are a scuba diver (scuba diver), and prefer to breathe underwater rather than hold your breath, freediving can still be very useful for you. Some of the skills gained in freediving training can be very useful when scuba diving, will help you become a more professional and confident diver.
1. Freediving will teach you basic skills before scuba diving.
The experience of holding a breath dive before starting scuba diving is a big plus for the future diver. At the time of the emergence of scuba diving as a sport, the possession of basic freediving skills was a prerequisite before starting a training course. Continue reading