WANT TO BECOME A NAUI FREEDIVER INSTRUCTOR ?
NAUI offers the most cutting-edge and safest training standards in the sport. NAUI Freediver training teaches the techniques & safety to allow you to comfortably enjoy the underwater world and improve your breath-holding ability.
OVERVIEW AND QUALIFICATIONS
This is the entry-level Instructor certification course for individuals wishing to learn the fundamentals of teaching breath-hold diving for the purpose of increasing student underwater awareness.
The objective of this course is to train individuals in instructional skills and in the benefits, hazards, and proper procedures for entry-level breath hold diving instruction to a depth of 20m.
The Freediver Instructor certification is a formal NAUI leadership certification and membership classification. The NAUI Freediver Instructor certification provides recognition to NAUI Instructors who have completed a combination of training and evaluated experience specific to the preparing, training, evaluating and counseling of NAUI Freediver candidates.
Certified NAUI Freediving Instructor course graduates are qualified to apply for NAUI Freediving Instructor membership in any status provided for in the bylaws of the association.
• Minimum age of 18 years
• Certified as a NAUI Intermediate Freediver or equivalent
• Be in good medical and physical condition
• Have above average swimming skills (as per NAUI Water Skills Evaluation). • Current certification of NAUI/DAN DFA Pro certification (or equivalent).
Upon successful completion of this Instructor course, graduates may engage in teaching NAUI Freediving courses, without supervision, including: Coaching Sessions, Open Line Diving, Skin Diver, Introduction to Freediving, Safe Buddy, and Freediver programs. NAUI Freediving Instructors can also teach the Skin Diving portion of a NAUI Open Water Scuba Diver course.
• Academics classroom (estimated hours). 12 hours.
• Practical Application skills / MINIMUM REQUIRED HOURS. – 25 hours/ student dependent
This course will be completed in an approximate maximum time period of 2 months, subject to the qualifying students skills and ability.