Advanced Freediving Course (Wave 2) - OceanSense Freediving

Level 2

Advanced Freediving course

Certifications
SSI Freediving Level 3 PADI ADvanced freediver

Advanced Freediving Course Overview

If you’re looking to take your freediving skills to the next level, then our Advanced Freediving course is the perfect choice for you. Our experienced instructors offer courses across a variety of locations along the Queensland’s coast, including Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, Brisbane, and the Whitsunday Islands out of Airlie Beach. We provide everything you need to refine and improve your diving techniques.

Designed specifically to help you expand your limits and comfortably explore new depths, this course offers valuable insights into how your body performs during longer, deeper dives. You’ll learn the knowledge and techniques necessary to maximize both your mental and physical capabilities when it comes to freediving.

With exercises and tools specially design to improve your deep equalisation techniques, you will bring your frenzel and deep frenzel maneuvers to greater depths.

If you started you course somewhere else and could not pass due to equalization skills, then take a look to our equalisation workshops.

PADI Advanced Freediver, SSI Freediving Level 2 or Molchanovs Wave 2 certifications are available with OceanSense Freediving.

The objective of the Advanced Freediver course is to develop the following skills:

  • Static breath hold of 2:30 – 2:45 minutes
  • Dynamic apnea of minimum 50m – 65m length
  • Constant weight dives to 20m – 30m depth
  • Competent pool and ocean rescues and towing techniques
  • Advanced self-rescue skills

Can’t see a date that suits you? Advanced freediving courses can be opened on demand, contact us to schedule the most convenient date for you!

FAQs

This course suits freedivers who are looking to develop their skills at freediving, and hold a level one freediver certification from an approved organisation.


Click here to enrol your First Freediving Course here.

This course can be used to certify you for PADI Freediver, SSI Freediving Level 2 or Molchanovs Wave 2 Certification (In some locations). Please contact us for more info.

This course is available in Sunshine Coast, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Airlie Beach.

Advanced Freediving Course Outline

Prior to the course you will receive an e-learning program that will take approx 1 hour to complete prior to the course.

Day #1

9 am - 4 pm (approximately)

Classroom learning:

  • Theory of Advanced Freediving
  • Advanced Equalisation
  • Advanced Breath and Meditation workshop
  • Thoracic Stretching

Pool skills session:

  • Advanced static breath hold techniques
  • Advanced dynamic apnea techniques
  • Rescue techniques and towing

Day #2

7 am - 1 pm (approximately)

Ocean skills & exploration: 

Enjoy a half-day expedition in the open ocean where we will practice deeper diving skills and aim to dive to a minimum depth of 20m

  • Multiple free immersion warm ups 
  • Deep constant weight dives 
  • CWT duck dives, line turns and freediving rescue drills
  • Advanced buddy procedures
  • Deep rescue and self-rescue drills
  • Recreational wildlife exploration of the area (weather dependant) 

DAY #3

Additional pool skills & ocean skills sessions can been scheduled to allow ample time to complete the static, dynamic and depth requirements of the course if  you need some extra time or practice. These days generally take place the following weekend.

Prerequisites

To enroll in the Advanced Freediver course you:

  • Must be 15 years old or older
  • Hold a level one Freediver certification from an approved freediver organization.
  • Have no medical conditions related to this activity

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Gold Coast

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Brisbane

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$699

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OceanSense Freediving Reviews

Daniel Y.
Daniel Y.
The level 1 freediving course was nothing short of incredible. If you are looking to start freediving then I can’t recommend these guys more.Special thanks to Chloe, Brian and Pedro for being excellent instructors. They were all well-humoured, professional and patient. They walked us through every step, helping us to complete safe dives and feel relaxed in what we were doing.Everyone I met on the course was lovely and to top it all off we saw dolphins and whales, and even hear the whales singing whilst diving.Another special thanks to Captain Harry and Forrest, the lion dog.Thanks for a great two days, I will be back for more.
Stephan T.
Stephan T.
I had a great time training and diving with oceansense. Jenna and Matt are great instructors who communicate their passion of freediving safely, with great patience, very professionally but fun as well.I Highly recommended oceansense for your freediving experience. And if you get a chance do a retreat. I did the amed retreat and it was awesome, fun, safe, challenging, educational and i made some great friends and some amazing personal achievements. DO IT with OCEANSENSE!!
Emma
Emma
Great experience with Ocean Sense. Good communication and amazing instructor. Thoroughly enjoyed the course and will definitely be back. Thank you!
Yolanda T.
Yolanda T.
Thanks for another wonderful retreat, for sharing your experience and positive attitude!
Jamie
Jamie
I attended their Bali Amed retreat and everyone was amazing. I had sinus issues while diving and even though I couldn’t fully participate in all the dives everyone was super nice and informative with what was going on in my body. All the instructors made me feel at ease and still made my time with them fun and enjoyable. They have a wealth of knowledge and I was really impressed with how they coached both new and experienced divers to progress and achieve their goals. Would definitely recommend anything the ocean sense team has to offer.
Jade K.
Jade K.
Thank you thank you for such a magic freediving retreat in Amed with such a beautiful bunch of humans, for your presence, your wisdom, your warmth, your encouragement, your energy and light. Thank you for igniting a flame within, harbouring this feeling of aliveness and deeper connection to the ocean. The Oceansense crew is so kind, knowledgeable and helpful in guiding you on your freediving journey wherever you are from amateur to expertise. I highly recommend any of their offerings, you’ll have a blast! Much love guys!
Irina H.
Irina H.
Recently came back from the Phillipines retreat - and everything and everyone involved deserves five stars! The diving was spectacular, the organisation impeccable and the team just the best! Looking forward to my next adventure with oceansense
Ryan J.
Ryan J.
Amazing experience, Patrick was a great coach and made sure everything was explained and understood perfectly.Will be coming back for the level 2 course !
Darren S.
Darren S.
Thank you OceanSense! Freedivers, if you are looking for Molchanvos instructors in Qld then look no further. Matt, Jenna & Gonzalo are beautiful people and quality instructors. Also, when they are out of town holding retreats you can confidently rely on Chloe & Bryan the hold the fort!
Alanna G.
Alanna G.
Love the OceanSense team! They are calm, professional, friendly, and adapt their training to the needs of each student. I've gone from struggling with equalising, to getting to crazy depths (30+ metres) and it's all thanks to the patience and passion of this team!
Bianca C.
Bianca C.
I was pointed towards Ocean Sense through word of mouth. Now after completing a retreat with them I can highly recommend them myself. The crew (Jenna, Matt and Gonzalo) are very knowledgeable, passing on many useful Freediving tips and tricks and make you feel comfortable, safe and at ease in the water. I can’t thank the team enough for a wonderful experience!
Aleasha S.
Aleasha S.
Amazing week, such a great group, three of the best, most experienced and professional instructors there is.So much diversity, every day on the trip was different, well planned, so much fun and ran so smoothly, exceeded my expectations!Would travel with them again in a heartbeat! 💙💦5 star 🌟
Mitchell G.
Mitchell G.
Excellent experience! Instructor Chloe is amazing!! Highly recommend
Peter T.
Peter T.
“You don’t know what you don’t know” wow, I've been in and around ocean activities all my life and this L1 coarse opened my eyes and put a lot of fineness and more importantly a lot of valuable safety components into my dive routine.I can’t thank Jenna and Matt enough.
Michał M.
Michał M.
I had the opportunity to complete my level 1 freediving certification with Jenna. Jenna is very knowledgeable, patient, and a great communicator. She’s really a pleasure to work with and a great personality. I would highly recommend training with Ocean Sense and Jenna in particular.
Luke M.
Luke M.
Very informative course! As a spear fisherman we probably aren’t as aware of recovery and the appropriate techniques to conserve oxygen compared to Freedive where it is a lot more regulated. Being able to pick up on small changes to improve breath hold time as well as comfortability whilst diving was well worth completing this course. Highly recommend it even if you are a seasoned spearo.
Bree M.
Bree M.
I’ve been on two retreats now with these incredible instructors. The first was in Amed -Bali and it was amazing! Highly recommend!This was with Matt, Jenna and Gonzalo - all instructors are fabulous!The second is one I just finished up in Lake Barrine. I’ve been wanting to focus more on progressing my diving and getting comfortable with going deeper. The Oceansense team set up the space so brilliantly; from meeting everyone the night before, preparing us with exercises before we go into the water and then when we were in the water, starting off slow and watching our techniques. By the end of the last day, I was diving comfortably to depths that I used to struggle to get to.They really care about your small wins and their passion for their job really shines.Thankyou so much Matt and Jenna for sharing your knowledge. And Thankyou Lisa as well!Definitely recommend the wonderful Oceansense Team 🌟💜
Taru H.
Taru H.
I did a freediving depth camp and wave3 course with oceansense freediving. I haven’t been freediving for a while and was not so sure how it goes. Matt and Jenna made me feel really relaxed with my dives, they were really good instructors, so it was easy to take all the new information in and to the practice. I definitely got so much to take with me to my freediving journey. 😊
Marinda P.
Marinda P.
I just completed my Level 1 PADI Freedive course with Gonzalo and the crew at OceanSense. Had such a wonderful time and exceeded my own expectations thanks to their teaching. Massive thank you and highly recommend 🙂
Mark C.
Mark C.
Amazing instructors make this a sport that anyone can find joy in immersing into. Beautiful locations too!
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