NAUI Spearfishing course
NAUI Spearfishing course
NAUI Spearfishing course
NAUI Spearfishing course
NAUI Spearfishing course
NAUI Spearfishing course
NAUI Spearfishing course
NAUI Spearfishing course
NAUI Spearfishing course
NAUI Spearfishing course
NAUI Spearfishing course
NAUI Spearfishing course
NAUI Spearfishing course
NAUI Spearfishing course
NAUI Spearfishing course
NAUI Spearfishing course
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NAUI Spearfishing course

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Want to learn how to successfully hunt and harvest fish from the ocean ? We will give you all the basics needed to start your journey into Spearfishing, based on our combined experience and resources that Derek and Matt have accumulated over the last decade. Learn from our NAUI freedive instructors that are actively and successfully Spearos . 

The fundamentals of the course are laid out below. A prerequisite is to have decent freediving/ spearfishing and watermanship experience 
( See below )
 
COST:
NAUI FREEDIVER SPEARFISHING & COLLECTING : R2500 ( includes NAUI Worldwide Certification & Card
( Excludes valid SA Post Office Spearfishing License & any rental gear needed )
 
 
Should we gauge the experience on the above not adequate, we would recommend enrolling in a Weekend Naui Freediving course to establish a proper baseline for safety and diving prior to any spearfishing course .
 
Practical requirements for the below course :
 
25m Dynamic underwater swim - no fins 
1:30 breathold in water (minimum) 
16 years of age (minimum)
No underlying medical conditions
 
 
NAUI FREEDIVER SPEARFISHING & COLLECTING /  Course details : 
 
Theory
Various gear for spearfishing and different applications
Local Conditions/ Dive sites
Fish hunting techniques & handling 101 
Local rules and regulations ( marine reserves/ entry points etc )
 
Practical Lessons : confined water practicals & 1 x Open Water Spearfishing session  ) Weather/ site dependent
 
Day 1 : Theory Session at Studio / training facility in Salt River then off to confined water ( shallow water ) for basic handling intro and practice session 
 
Day 2 : Open water spearing session / site & weather dependent. Fish filleting techniques and ocean side fresh fish fillet braai to complete the day .
 
Brief outline :
 
Speargun handling, safety and loading 
Direct supervision for duration of dive/ hunt
In Water tips and techniques for hunting various fish species
In water gear management and problem solving 
Fish handling tips - practical supervision.
 
We have gear for rental 
 
 
Credentials:
Derek Dunning 
NAUI FREEDIVING / SPEARFISHING Accredited Instructor  
SAUFF Chairman ( South Africa Underwater Fishing Federation )
Blue Spearos Chairman & Multiple Competition Champion
CMAS Master Freediver
PADI Accredited Instructor
Western Province Full Colours Spearfishing / Competing in National Events
Underwater Rugby for South Africa 
Spearfishing Fins Manufacturer - DMD Fins 
Matt Stow
NAUI FREEDIVING / SPEARFISHING Accredited Instructor 
Blue Spearos Member & Competition Champion ( Big Bugs Crayfish Competition ) 
CMAS Master Freediver
Western Province Full Colours Spearfishing / Competing in National Events
Underwater Rugby for South Africa
Accomplished long distance cold water ocean swimmer - Triple Cape / Robben Island