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Basic Freediving Safety Program – Miloli’i, Big Island – Saturday, November 5th (Freedive Safe Hawaii)

November 5, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm HST

Basic freediving safety program – kauai high school, lihue (full) – saturday, september 24th (freedive safe hawaii)

Date: Saturday, November 5th, 2022

Lead Instructor: Heidi Hoover @merlifehawaii – 808-987-3677

Open to 12-years-old and older

This day program teaches you how to:

  • Ensure you and your diving buddy come home alive
  • Freedive/spearfish following standardized safety protocals
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of a freediving related hypoxic event
  • Effectively manage a freediving related hypoxic event
  • Minimize the chance of freediver blackout or LMC (loss of motor control)
  • Be a Safe! buddy for your friends and family members

Skill entry requirement: Must be comfortable using snorkeling/ freediving equipment and have proficient swimming abilities.

 

Schedule:

8:45am – Student Intake

9:00am – 12pm – Classroom Instruction

12:00pm – 1:00pm – Break

1:00pm – 4pm – Practical Safety Training and Final Course Overview

What to bring:

  • Mask, fins, snorkel, full length wetsuit, weight belt, pen and paper (we can provide anything you don’t have, just let us know!) All items are mandatory for attendance.

Minimum age to attend:

  • 12-years-old or older (12-17 year olds require both parents/guardians to complete the Liability Release and Medical Release)

Location:

  • Classroom will be hosted outdoors at the community halau
  • Practical Session will be hosted in the bay

Additional info:

  • Upon completion students will receive a certificate of completion with the option of taking a short knowledge test for the FII Basic Freediving Safety certification.

Registration:

  • Due to limited positions, all participants must pre-register. You will be sent another link to finalize your registration.

Details

Date:
November 5, 2022
Time:
8:30 am - 4:00 pm HST
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Organizer

Freedive Safe Hawaii
Phone
(808) 900-3331
Email
info@freedivesafe.org
View Organizer Website

Venue

Miloli’i – Kailua-Kona (Big Island, Hawaii)
Captain Cook, HI 96704 United States + Google Map

Great for families. Bring the kids and friends to beach cleanups and restoration projects. See where plastics end up and why it’s important to reduce plastic use and commit to more sustainable agriculture and fishing with less adverse human impact.

Be sure to RSVP, sign a waiver (if applicable) and check with the mentioned organizer to confirm details in advance.

Some snorkel, dive or beach cleanups may require proper certification and being comfortable in or around the water and familiar with water safety. If you have any additional questions, feel free to reach out. Mahalo 🤙

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