Why learning to freedive can be one of the best things you will do in your life
For people who are comfortable swimming, snorkeling or even spearfishing Freediving can be one of the best things that they can learn to do in their life. We have taught many spear fishermen who after they learned to Freedive become much more proficient in their sport. There are many things you can learn from Freediving that can even apply to your daily life. We teach you how to breathe and this could be used to help combat things like stress. Breath hold practice can teach you many things about your body. In our Freediving course you teach about your body's physiology and reflexes. It is important to understand your body's response to CO2 as you hold your breath. CO2 tolerance is one of the most important factors when learning to Freediver. There are many ways that you can learn to tolerate CO2 better. There are things you can do like holding your breath on dry land is called a dry static.
Some people when they learn to freedive will practice dry statics. Dry statics allow you to hold your breath safely on land without needing a buddy. They must be practiced while you are laying down in the safety of your own home. This is an Casey blackout. If you black out then you will still be laying there where you were originally. Some people will try to do dry statics while they walk around in the house only to wake up on the ground having fallen while they were walking. Sometimes you can become injured for doing this. Can be very dangerous. It's important that if you do practice try statics you lie down and in a safe and comfortable place like your bed or couch.
Dry statics are great way for people who don't have easy access to water to practice their breath hold technique. It's also a good way for people to develop a tolerance to CO2. Also good way for people to develop tolerance to hypoxia. It's also a great way to stay at home and not have to go out to train at a pool or whatever the nearest body of water is to you. Static breath hold and be very challenging for many people. It is the simplest and purest form of Freediving. For the participant just sit still and holds their breath. So simple and easy. It can be perceived as the most boring sport in the world. Kona Freedivers hold static breath-hold competitions.
When some people think of the idea of learning to Freedive they think of diving very deep. This is because many of the movies have shown people doing this activity and can be very sexy and appealing. We do teach this in our Freediving course. But there is very much more to Freediving than just diving deep. Many people are not interested in diving deep take our Freediving course. Many of them are just interested in becoming more comfortable competent Freedivers underwater.
There are many different aspects of Freediving that we like to teach in our course. Some people do competitive Freediving competitive Freediving is one of the most challenging forms of Freediving because you're trying to take your body and push it to its out utmost limits. Competition diving means that you're competing with others to try to achieve the highest score. Often times that means the deepest depths in an certain discipline. When you learn to Freedive in a Kon Freedivers course we will teach you a few of these disciplines. One of them is called static breath hold. Another is called constant weight depth. These are two of the purest and simplest forms of Freediving. And will suit most people. Another form of Freediving is called constant weight no friends where you dive down without wearing any fence. Simply put this is one of the simplest and easiest forms of Freediving without meeting any gear. Although it it can't it is not necessarily easy. It can be very challenging to dive down without fins.
Some training agencies for Freediving take different approaches. In your first course you will learn many more than just the few disciplines we teach here at corner Freedivers. This can be overwhelming. It's important to focus on a few things to build your base in Freediving. It's like building a foundation for home. When you learn to freedive, you will see that there is a lot of information to take in. It's important that you take this information and apply it immediately after your Freediving course. The Freediving techniques that we teach need to be cemented in place for you to be the most efficient and effective Freediver building your foundation in Freediving so that if you do decide you want to go deeper or hold your breath longer you will have this in place already.
There's so much to Freediving you will see. Kona Freedivers we teach a very compact and efficient Freediving course. We can spend many days talking about Freediving but we like to keep it in a compact format so that we're not spending too much time discussing topics that are not important to improving your Freediving technique. This is important because your time is valuable. Corner Freedivers Freediving courses are all about efficiency and improving your Freediving technique. There's so much to learn about Freediving if you will. In your Freediving course you'll receive a manual that will give you more information that you can read later after the course. This manual contains all kinds of information related to your course disciplines and the debts that you were diving. This will allow you to enhance your knowledge about Freediving. It's important that you seek out additional information in this manual if you are wanting to know more. There's so much to know about Freediving that is important that you look to the correct sources.
If you do decide to take a course with Kona Freedivers we welcome you. We love to share our passion for Freediving with everyone in the world so that they can become better Freedivers. Ocean is so big there's so much to see and do here especially on the Big Island of Hawaii that we would love for you to be able to push your body and limits so that you can explore more and see more and do more here on the Big Island of Hawaii. Freediving Hawaii has so many opportunities. We hope we can help open those up for you.