Thu, Aug 26 | Nanoose Bay

PRIVATE - Coaching & Training - Nanaimo, BC

Join a 1.5 hours training and coaching session by a professional freediving athlete and instructor. Open to all certified freedivers looking for training in depth, diving techniques, equalization skills, improves breath-hold and more. This event is an "after-work" event, so come diving and relax.
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PRIVATE - Coaching & Training - Nanaimo, BC

Time & Location

Aug 26, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Nanoose Bay, 1563 Stewart Rd, Nanoose Bay, BC V9P 9E7, Canada

About The Event

PRIVATE - Freedive Coaching & Training Session - Ucluelet, Vancouver, Island, BC

Please note that dates and times are subject to change due to pool closures or other unforeseen events. A full refund will be guaranteed if the re-scheduling is at fault of Sea to Sky Freediving. Please read our terms and conditions below for more information.

PLEASE READ (1) to (8) below. It's a lot to read I know, but there's plenty of info for you! 


A coaching and training session is intended for any certified freedivers looking to improve their skills. You've taken a course to learn the fundamental skills. Coaching will help you improve on those skills, dive deeper, have a better breath-hold, improve your technique and equalization skills. 

This is your opportunity to pick the mind of a professional athlete and deep freediver. 

During our 1.5 hours training session, you choose which topics you want to work on. We dive on a fully prepared, professional setup with a maximum depth of 75 meters (260 feet). 

This course is suitable for anyone looking to dive deeper, train for competitions and become a better spearfisher.  


  • Coaching Cost: 249 $CAD + applicable taxes per person
  • Course Payment: Due to limited spaces, we are asking for full payment upon event reservation.
  • Cancellation and Refund Policy: Please see below.


A 1/2 day training and coaching session usually looks as follows: 

Morning session: 8AM to 10PM in Ucluelet, BC


Afternoon/"After-Work" session:  5PM to 7PM in Ucluelet, BC

Please note location and time is subject to change to adhere to best diving conditions (i.e. weather, currents, tides, access to depth, visibility, etc.) 


  • Have a certification of AIDA 1/Lap 1 or equivalent experience/training
  • Able to swim 200 meters non-stop & comfortable in an open water setting 
  • Must be 18 years old (16 years old with parent/guardian consent)
  • Signed medical statement and liability forms
  • Signed COVID-19 liability and waiver form. 


  • Freediving specific wetsuit, two-piece (5mm to 7mm thickness recommend) or a 7mm surfing wetsuit with hood
  • Neoprene gloves and booties (make sure booties fit with fins)
  • Fins (freediving fins or snorkelling fins) with closed-heel
  • Rubber/nylon weight-belt and weights
  • Mask and snorkel (freediving low volume recommended)
  • Warm clothes, change of clothes, towels and footwear
  • We suggest to bring a warm beverage for before and after diving
  • Visit the Freedive Wire Shop for an excellent selection of freediving equipment: 

Please note:

1. It is the student's responsibility to purchase or rent the equipment needed for the course.

2. We highly suggest purchasing your own gear. It's an investment worth making in freediving. 


  • Try not to eat 2-3 hours before any freediving session (i.e. static, dynamic or open water)
  • Do some light stretching or yoga at home before coming to a session
  • Come well dressed and warm (yes, even during summer time in Canada)
  • Bring extra warm/dry clothes and extra warm beverage, snacks and light food
  • Bring a yoga mat or any other equipment related to stretching, breathwork or meditation
  • Ginger Tea is an excellent way to stay warm beforehand, read why here



i. Payment:

  • Due to COVID-19 restrictions and limit spaces, we are asking for full payment upon event reservation.
  • No worries, we have a great cancellation policy. Please see below. 

ii. Payment Options:

  • Secure credit card transactions protected by Wix Bookings and Stripe. 
  • Canadian clients ONLY can e-transfer to Please contact us for this option. 
  • PayPal transfers also available to non-Canadians (5% additional transfer fee).

iii. Cancellation Policy:

  • Full refund of PAYMENT 30 days BEFORE start date of event.
  • Full refund or credit issued if event is cancelled by Sea to Sky Freediving due to unforeseeable circumstances.
  • No refund of PAYMENT 30 days or less BEFORE start date of event.
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