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Instructor Certification

 

Freediving is currently rated as one of the fastest growing sports in the world! With more and more people seeking a healthy, organic lifestyle, this shift has invited a move to active an ocean sport that challenges both mind and body—freediving.  Becoming a F.I.I. Freediving Instructor offers you the opportunity to earn excellent money in a booming market while encouraging and leading a healthy lifestyle change within your sports community. Share your passion!

 

Interested in becoming a F.I.I. Freediving Instructor? Scroll down for course information. 

 

Freediving Instructors International is the leading certification agency with worldwide reach and the only freediving education agency to have its curriculum accepted on a collegiate level. Our set of Core Courses focus on effectively developing the essential skills and knowledge for safe and enjoyable freediving.  These core courses work as building blocks to develop a strong, long lasting foundation for individual growth and development as a freediver. F.I.I. recognizes and respects the fact that freediving has many faces and people often get into freediving for different reasons. F.I.I address's these demands by providing Specialty Courses designed to nurture different interests, such as spearfishing, marine interactions, waterman survival (extreme watermen) or even competitive freediving or spearfishing. All our curriculums have been carefully developed to provide the highest quality knowledge base and hands-on practical training.

 

Freediving Instructors International offers Instructor training from the Level 1 Instructor to Instructor Trainer including various Specialty Upgrades.

 

Become an FII Freediving Instructor with Freediving Instructors International www.freedivinginstructors.com

F.I.I. Instructors gain access to the following services:

 

  • F.I.I. Teaching Aids and Materials
  • F.I.I. Freediving Professional Liability Insurance
  • Automated On-line Student Certifying System
  • Personalized F.I.I. Instructor Online Portal - Manage Your Student Database, List Courses, & more!
  • On-going Support and Training—Specialty Upgrades
  • Unparalleled Professional Support & Marketing Aids
  • Opportunities for Facility Growth

 

The entire online service is covered in your annual F.I.I. membership fees!


 


 

Become a F.I.I. Instructor

 

F.I.I. Level 1 Freediving Instructor


Inspire students! This course introduces students to the basic fundamentals of freediving.

F.I.I. Level 1 Freediving Instructors are trained to competently teach students, utilizing the F.I.I.  Level 1 Teaching Materials, to dive safely and confidently to a maximum depth of 66 feet/ 20 meters and hold their breath for a maximum time of 3 minutes.

Instructor Prerequisites

In order to qualify for the F.I.I. Level 1 Instructor examination, the following qualifications must be met:

1. Be a certified  F.I.I. Level 1 Freediver (It is mandatory to hold the F.I.I. Level 1 Certification to proceed)

2. Be a certified F.I.I. Advanced Freediving Safety 

3. Provide a current valid CPR, First Aid and Oxygen Provider certificationBecome an FII Freediving Instructor. Share your passion for apnea training. Find out more at www.freedivinginstructors.com

4. Be at least 18 years old or older

5. Be a certified F.I.I. Assistant Instructor

6. To be of excellent medical and physical condition with above average swimming skills and display excellent watermanship skills.

Learning Aids for Assistant Instructor and Instructor Course

FII Instructor Manual

Level 1 Teaching Script for Academic Presentations

Level 1 Teaching Script for Confined Water Presentations

Level 1 Teaching Script for Open Water Presentations

Level 1 PowerPoint PresentationCaptain Nemo Freediving Fins being flexed by FII Freediving Instructor Mark Wallerstein. Take a freediving course with www.freedivinginstructors.com

Equipment You Will Need

Freediving/spearfishing wetsuit, low volume mask, snorkel, rubber weight belt, weights, long blade freediving fins, freediving computer, dive slate

How to Proceed

1) Register for any  F.I.I. Level 1 course (2 days)

2) Register for the Advanced Freediving safety course (1 day)

3) Register for the Assistant Instructor course (4 days)

4) Register for the Level 1 Instructor Exam (2 Days)

Note: For your convenience, all the above courses are listed in a block of nine (9) days. The F.I.I. Level 1 Freediver certification course can be taken in advance (recommended) from any certified FII Level 1 Instructor.

 

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F.I.I. Level 2 Freediving Instructor

 

Nurture growth! F.I.I. Level 2 Freediving Instructors are trained to competently teach students, utilizing the F.I.I.  Level 2 Teaching Materials,  how to unlock their aquatic abilities to dive safely and confidently to a maximum depth of 100ft+ and hold their breath for over 3 minutes.

IGirl Freediving Instructors. Take a freediving class with FII (Freediving Instructors International). Apnea training www.freedivinginstructors.com nstructor Prerequisites

In order to qualify for the F.I.I. Level 2 Instructor examination, the following qualifications must be met:

1. Be a certified F.I.I. Level 2 Freediver

2. Be a certified F.I.I. Level 1 Freediving Instructor

Learning Aids for Assistant Instructor and Instructor Course

F.I.I. Instructor Manual

Level 2 Teaching Script for Academic Presentations

Level 2 Teaching Script for Confined Water Presentations

Level 2 Teaching Script for Open Water Presentations 

Level 2 PowerPoint Presentation 

Equipment You Will Need

Apnea training with FII (Freediving Instructors International). Take a freediving course with www.freedivinginstructors.com Freediving suit, low volume mask, snorkel, rubber weight belt, weights, long blade freediving fins, freediving computer

How to Proceed

1) Register for your F.I.I. Level 2 Freediver Course  (4 days)

2) Register for your Level 2 Instructor Exam (2 Days) **To register, look for 'Rating Upgrade Only' in the Instructor Exam listings**

 

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F.I.I. Level 3 Freediving Instructor

 

Incite motivation! FII Level 3 Freediving Instructors are trained to competently teach students, utilizing the FII  Level 3 Teaching Materials, how to change their physiology through modern freediving training methods to improve their performance to dive advanced depths & extended breath-holds. (This is not a competitive freediving course.)

IBecome a freediving instructor with FII (Freediving Instructors International). Learn more at www.freedivinginstructors.comnstructor Prerequisites

In order to qualify for the F.I.I. Level 3 Instructor examination, the following qualifications must be met:

1. Be a certified F.I.I. Level 3 Freediver

2. Be certified a F.I.I. Level 2 Freediving Instructor

 

Learning Aids for Instructor Course

F.I.I. Instructor Manual

Become a FII Certified Freediving Instructor with FII (Freediving Instructors Internationa). Fully insured, certifed professionals. Learn more at www.freedivinginstructors.comLevel 3 Teaching Script for Academic Presentations

Level 3 Teaching Script for Confined Water Presentations

Level 3 Teaching Script for Open Water Presentations

Level 3 PowerPoint Presentation

Equipment You Will Need

Freediving suit, low volume mask, snorkel, rubber weight belt, weights, long blade freediving fins, freediving computer, freediving lanyard

How to Proceed

1) Register for your F.I.I. Level 3 course (4 days)

2) Register for your Level 3 Instructor Exam– 2 days **To register, look for 'Rating Upgrade Only' in the Instructor Exam listings**

 

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If you have any further questions regarding the F.I.I. Instructor Program, please contact F.I.I. on + 1 954 323 2222 (EST) or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  For European interest, please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call +420 777 250 714 (+1:00 GMT)

 

 


 
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