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The Beginners Guide To Freediving

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Welcome to The DeeperBlue.com Beginners Guide to Freediving.

We’ve created this guide to help those interested in understanding the sport of Freediving.  When starting out, you need help to figure out things like – what course to take; what equipment you need; some of the basics of physics and learn some freediving techniques. Below you’ll find the ultimate online guide to starting your adventure in Freediving.

The guide is written by Emma Farrell, one of the world’s leading freediving instructors, exclusively for DeeperBlue.com.

This is the most comprehensive beginner’s guide to Freediving available online today. The guide is split into 20 parts which you can find below covering everything a Freediver could want to know.

Dive in today.

PLEASE NOTE: This guide is no substitute for expert, professionally trained tuition.

Please take a freediving course and remember…



  1. What is Freediving?
  2. History of Freediving
  3. Glossary and Acronyms of Freediving
  4. Do I Need To Do a Freediving Course?
  5. Equipment for Freediving
  6. Safety for Freediving
  7. Breathing for Freediving
  8. Effects of Pressure and Depth
  9. The Mammalian Dive Reflex
  10. Stretching for Freediving
  11. Equalization for Freediving
  12. Weighting Yourself Correctly for Freediving
  13. Perfect Your Way To Duck Diving
  14. Finning Techniques for Freediving
  15. Avoiding Blackouts & Hypoxic Fits
  16. Dealing with Risks Associated with Freediving
  17. Training For Recreational Freediving
  18. The Monofin
  19. Diet For Freediving
  20. 10 Essential Books for Freediving
  21. How Do You “Go Pro” in Freediving