LEVEL 1 PADI
March 25th and March 26th, 2023
Get ready to learn the fundamentals of freediving in this immersive two day course! This course involves multiple dive sessions over two days which include static and dynamic apnea exercises, safety scenarios, constant weight and free immersion line dives, rescue at depth and more! Led by couple Zeke Motta of Primal Freediving and Brandee Anthony of Mermaid Freedive.
YOU DO NOT NEED PREVIOUS DIVE EXPERIENCE TO ATTEND THIS COURSE BUT YOU MUST KNOW HOW TO SWIM!
ABOUT THE COURSE
Cost: $550 per person
Location: Lake Denton and Vero Beach, FL
Dates: March 25th and March 26th, 2023
Saturday March 25th 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Leisure Square Pool, Vero Beach
Confined water session 1
Confined water session 2
Sunday March 26th 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lake Denton, FL
Open water session 1
Open water session 2
PERKS OF THE RETREAT
Most commercial jobs require these certifications
To increase your breath hold and depth ability
Refine your skills as a mermaid underwater
Greater confidence in yourself and your practice
Prepare you to go pro as a PADI Mermaid instructor
To ensure safety in the water for you and others
Connect with other likeminded individuals in the community
WHO IS THIS FOR
This course is designed for anyone interested in getting their level 1 freediver certification! Whether you are brand new to diving or a full time professional - this course is a great addition! Must be 18 years or older to attend. If you already have your level one freedive certification please visit the retreats list to see our advanced opportunities!
GEAR LIST AND RENTALS
Minimum 3mm Wetsuit (rentals available)
Freedive long blade bifins (rentals available)
Low volume mask and J snorkel (rentals available)
Weight belt and weights (rentals available)
Reusable water bottle
Yoga Mat & beach towel
Freedive gear rental can be found here
If you plan to rent, please reserve your gear as soon as you sign up as there are limited quantities and sizes!
THE SIGN UP STEPS
-Read through this page carefully
-Hit the apply now button at the bottom
-Submit your application and include full responses (we read through all applications when considering approval)
-Once you have submitted your application wait for a response
-If you receive an acceptance response you will be sent an invoice and forms to sign
-You have 24 hrs to submit both the payment and forms to save your spot
-Once you have submitted your payment and forms you will receive a welcome email and info packet
-After receiving the info packet, please be sure to book any gear rental right away
-Complete your three PADI E learnings (Freediver, Mermaid and Advanced Mermaid) as soon as possible so not to forget
-If a doctor signature is needed on your medical, get that done right away
-Be sure to add yourself to the Facebook group to get to know everyone and coordinate ride share if desired
-We will post updates leading up to the retreat in the Facebook group so turn notifications on
This course has very limited spots. Full payment is due upfront to take a spot! Please visit the FAQ page before emailing with any questions!
After you have submitted your payment upon application approval, you will be emailed a welcome packet outlining all of the specific details about the retreat, what you will need and how to best prepare.
If you are flying in, the best option is to rent a car as you will need transportation. Orlando and West Palm are both about 1.5 hours away from Vero Beach.
THESE SPOTS ARE ABSOLUTELY NON REFUNDABLE!!!!
There are no conditions in which your spot and payment would be refunded to you unless the retreat is canceled in emergency situations. These courses are highly time intensive for our team and very limited in spots. We highly recommend purchasing dive trip insurance to cover you in case of an unforeseen need to cancel.
If you are over 45 or have any medical conditions - please see the required medical form before signing up! There are no refunds if you sign up and do not pass your medical. Medical form can be found here. Pay close attention to the questions, not everyone will need a doctors signature so be sure to check if you do or not!
WOHOO YOU MADE IT TO THE END! LET'S DO THIS! This is a first come first serve sign up! If your application is approved you will be eligible in the order that you signed up. Please be ready to pay and sign your forms as soon as you get them!