Basic Freediving Safety Program – Kona (open spots)

Instructor Team: Dylan Currier (Instagram @thesaltyskipper) and Cory Fults (Instagram @coryfults)

This is a five hour program teaching you how to:

  • Ensure you and your diving buddy come home alive
  • Freedive/spearfish following standardized safety protocals
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of a freediving related hypoxic event
  • Effectively manage a freediving related hypoxic event
  • Minimize the chance of freediver blackout or LMC (loss of motor control)
  • Be a Safe! buddy for your friends and family members


  • 2.5 hrs classroom
  • 2 hrs confined water (pool or sheltered ocean setting)

What to bring:

  • Mask, fins, snorkel, wetsuit, pen and paper (we can provide anything you don’t have, just let us know!)

Minimum age to attend:

  • 12-years-old or older (12-17 year olds require both parents/guardians to complete the Liability Release)


  • Kona Honu Divers – /

Additional info:

  • Upon completion students will receive a certificate of completion with the option of taking a short knowledge test for the FII Basic Freediving Safety certification.


  • Due to limited positions, all participants must pre-register.

Covid-19 Program Precautions:

  • Group size is limited.
  • Programs are adapted to ensure social distancing and safety are a priority.
  • All students must complete a Covid-19 questionnaire before attending.
  • We encourage family members and buddy teams (pairs) to register together to limit exposure during the practical training.


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