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Foundational skills for water survival, panic management and performance.

  • Ended
  • 250 Australian dollars
  • Heador Street, Toukley NSW

Service Description

The Universal Apnea surf apnea course is a one-of-a-kind program designed to educate and up-skill surfers, surf lifesavers, ocean swimmers and ocean warriors in dealing with hold-downs, managing stress, breathing effectively and up-skilling in ocean conditions. Our surf apnea course has been developed by a team of highly accredited professionals including World Tour surfers, accredited surf coaches (Surfing Australia), swim coaches (Swimming Australia), Australian university graduates in clinical and health sciences, freedivers (AIDA), paramedics and ocean lifeguards. The course is highly reputable and is based on the most recent evidence based science and coaching methods. At Universal Apnea we are committed to providing our students with the best knowledge and experience possible in a safe and supportive environment. OVERVIEW ​This intensive 4-hour course is designed for those wanting to acquire foundational skills in surf apnea breathholding. Participants will learn essential safety skills, breathhold techniques, survival skills, panic management, anxiety reduction strategies, optimal breathing methods, and performance enhancement techniques specific to surfing, ocean sports and LIFE. Upon completion, participants will receive a Level 1 certification in Universal Surf Apnea. ​DURATION AND TIMES The course will be conducted over a single 4-hour session. 8.00am - 9.30am Dryland education. 9.30am - 11.00am Pool session. 11.00am - 12 noon Dryland breathwork, theory test and course completion. LOCATION Toukley Aquatic Centre. Heador Street, Toukley NSW 2263 Toukley is an indoor 25 metre heated swimming pool. YOUR FEB 10 HEAD COACH Kim Eulo - Head of Performance. B.HSc, Swimming Australia, AIDA, WWC. OBJECTIVES Understand the fundamentals of surf survival, surf apnea and its application in surfing. Develop basic breathhold skills to enhance performance and safety in the water. Learn survival techniques for extended breathholding situations. Understand basic anatomy and physiology in regards to breathwork and survival. Gain techniques to manage panic and anxiety. Explore optimal breathing methods for improved performance. Apply specific exercises and drills to improve breathhold capacity and overall fitness. Familiarise oneself with safety measures and precautions. Achieve a Level 1 certification in Universal Apnea Surf Apnea. Upon booking you will be contacted by our friendly staff. ​​

Contact Details

  • Heador Street, Toukley NSW, Australia

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