Basic Freediving Safety Program – Kona (FULL)

**This program has reached FULL CAPACITY. Please email to go on the waiting list for future dates or fill out the “Register” form and we’ll add you to the waiting list.**

Instructor Team: Martin Stepanek ( Instagram @fii_freedive) and Dylan Currier (Instagram @thesaltyskipper).

This is a four 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 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


  • 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 is limited to a maximum of 10 people.
  • Programs are adapted to ensure social distancing and safety are a priority.
  • All students must complete a Covid-19 questionnaire before attending.


Interested in this attending this event? Please register each person individually and we'll be in touch! We look forward to working with you.

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