Freediving Instructor Course
PADI Freediving Instructor Course Koh Tao
Our PADI Freediving Instructor course is for freedivers who want to learn how to teach freediving to other aspiring freedivers.
By the time you reach this level of training, you should know the essential principles of freediving, safety, knowledge, skill and our instructor trainer will now show you how to teach student freedivers.
The Freediving instructor course, teaches about the business of freediving, marketing, training, mentoring and coaching new freedivers.
Become a PADI Freediving Instructor
Freediving Instructor teaching status will allow you to travel the world, meet new people and pass on your passion for freediving to others who want to learn how to freedive.
Our Freediver instructor course shows you how to conduct training using a student focused approach and you will learn about coaching techniques needed to be able to teach safely and successfully.
How to start the PADI Freediving Instructor Course
You must be certified as a PADI Master Freediver (or equivalent) to start the Freediving instructor course and be at least 18 years of age.
You must also hold a valid Emergency First Response (CPR / First Aid) Instructor certificate.
If you do not have the EFR instructor certificate, we can conduct the 2-day EFR Instructor course prior to enrolment on the Freediving Instructor course.
Freediving Instructor Course Prerequisites
- Be a certified Master Freediver
- Have a valid EFR instructor certificate
- Be at least 18 years of age
- Provide a medical certificate from within the last 12 months
Our Freediver instructor course continues the great work achieved through your Master Freediver course and is designed to bring it all together through extended workshops delivered over 10 days.
Freediving Instructor Knowledge Development
As an aspiring Freediving instructor, it is very important that you have a clear understanding of the physics, physiology and psychology of freediving.
Learning to teach and develop a student-centred approach is essential to your success as a teacher, so you can provide support and remediation to your students who are in need.
Great coaching takes time to master and our instructor trainer will provide you with lots of tips and tricks when dealing with problems while teaching courses.
As a Freediving Instructor you need to master rescue skills, supervision, safety and be able to anticipate problems before they happen through meticulous planning.
Confined Water (Pool) training Workshops
Learning how to brief a course is critical so that your students know exactly what is expected of them and you will learn to deliver effective briefings.
Our confined water workshops will focus on your own skills and you will become a master at demonstrating the skills that you expect your students to perform.
As a freediving instructor candidate, you will learn to master breath-hold techniques, demonstrate a clear understanding of freediving equipment, fin kicks and how to maintain effective streamlining.
Managing students in the water is essential to maintain the highest safety standards and you will learn to help students overcome their own fears and anxieties throughout the course.
Open Water training Workshops
Our Open Water workshops focus on a wide range of logistical, student and safety considerations for effective teaching.
Choosing the the most appropriate location to go freediving, freedive planning and Open Water briefings are essential skills to learn.
You will learn how to manage, organise and control your students in Open Water, identify potential and common problems and resolve them in the most appropriate and efficient way.
Teaching freediving in Open Water to entry level student freedivers is a big responsibility and requires meticulous planning and a clear understanding of the training standards and the ability of your students.
Enrol on the PADI Freediving Instructor Course Koh Tao
To enrol on our PADI freediving Instructor course, you must hold a Master freediver certification and be at least 18 years of age and in good health with good swimming skills.
The Freediving Instructor course expands on your knowledge learned in the Master freediver course and introduces you to the skills required for you to teach others.
Our PADI Freediving Instructor course offers suitable candidates a comprehensive program to help you master your own skills and build on your confidence and competence to teach courses.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the PADI Freediving Instructor course on Koh Tao?
The PADI Freediving Instructor course is for candidates who have completed the Master Freediver course and who want to further their freediving knowledge, skills and learn how to teach freediving to others.
The instructor course is made up of extensive theory, confined water and Open Water workshops and can be completed in 10 days.
What is the cost of the PADI Freediving Instructor course on Koh Tao?
PADI Freediving Instructor course on Koh Tao costs 32,500 baht and includes the manual, equipment and certification fee.
Freediving Instructor course is a 10-day course and is a great way to start a new career in a fast growing and popular sport around the world.
What is included in the PADI Freediving Instructor course on Koh Tao?
PADI Freediving Instructor course includes all equipment, freediving manual, pool (confined water) workshops, Open Water workshops, theory, stretching and relaxation and certification.
This course focuses on learning to teach a freediving course curriculum and mastering your own skills through demonstration of excellent skills and coaching techniques used to identify and resolve common problems seen in student freedivers.
How long to complete the PADI Freediving Instructor course on Koh Tao?
Our PADI Freediving Instructor course takes 10 days to complete and includes extensive theory, confined water training workshops (pool) and Open Water workshops.
The Instructor course offers a student-centred approach to teaching and covers the business of freediving, marketing and coaching techniques.
What is the minimum age for PADI Freediving Instructor course on Koh Tao?
Minimum age for the PADI Freediving Instructor course on Koh Tao is 18 years of age and you need to be in good health and have good swimming skills.
To enrol, you must hold a Master Freediver level certification and have a valid EFR Instructor certificate plus a recent medical statement (12 months) indicating good health.