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Free diving instructors course - 

APNEA TOTAL freediving instructor course is intended for those who have the sport of free diving at heart, and salty sea water flows in the veins of their souls. The course is especially designed for those who want to teach free diving, and spread the sport around the world safely, and no less importantly, in a methodical way that is both fun and effective.

The instructors' course contains intensive study workshops designed to develop the knowledge, information transfer skills and correct learning, and the ability to build effective and professional training, both for trainees and personal training.  

In addition, the course practices practical study at sea and the delivery of courses to trainees in small groups, under close supervision and supervision.

The instructors' course lasts about 4 weeks, with the prerequisites being participation in the Apana Total and Assisting Masters course for instructors in a basic course and an advanced course.

The theoretical part of the course lasts about two weeks, after which the instructor must teach 2 basic courses and 2 advanced courses at the free diving school in Eilat Freedive Israel -  Free diving Israel.

Our goal in the instructors course is to create free diving instructors with high diving and instructional experience, and provide them with all the knowledge and tools needed for coaching and instruction, and for the success of their careers as freediving instructors.

Israel Diving - Eilat - gives you all the theoretical tools and experience needed so that you can work as a free diving instructor, at Freedive Israel, and in any Apana Total diving school around the world, and even teach independently wherever you want.      

Preliminary requirements:

"Master" certificate from APNEA TOTAL or any equivalent certificate from another free diving organization.


Course structure:

Grade class:

During the first 12 days we will learn how to pass the theoretical part of the basic and advanced course.
We will go over:

  • Methods of teaching a lesson

  • Standing in front of a group

  • Interaction with trainees.

  • time managment

  • Principles of proper and safe working in water.

* Unlike other places, the instructors' course instructor goes through all the lessons and content at the level of their presentation to the trainees, 
And the instructors of the instructors' course undergo a personal mentoring of each presentation that they are supposed to give in order to reach the highest level of readiness before they start teaching.

Water rate:

There will also be 3 entrances to the water (in order to be accepted to the instructors course there are standards of water ability that the course instructor candidate must meet in advance) during which we will learn by personal mentoring how to conduct water with trainees to bring them to the potential of the marine mammal. According to the standards of the international free diving organization APNEA TOTAL.


After transferring the theory lessons, the new instructors will experience the transfer of the full courses under the full supervision of the IT (instructor trainer. 
Completion of the instructors course is conditional on a minimum transfer of 2 basic courses and at least one advanced course and according to the decision of the IT


Course duration: one month  

Course cost: 7000 NIS

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