Launches Beginner FreeDiving Courses announces the UK launch of a global Education Program to learn FreeDiving (Breath Hold Diving). Based out of the 30m Submarine Escape Training Tank (S.E.T.T) in Portsmouth, UK the courses are designed to introduce beginners to the sport of FreeDiving, made popular by the Luc Besson film "The Big Blue" and modern FreeDivers such as Tanya Streeter, Umberto Pelizzari and Pipin Ferreras.

"This fabulous location in the South of England is one of the best environments in the world to introduce beginners to this exciting sport" said CEO and founder Stephan Whelan.

The staff teaching the courses are all qualified AIDA (International Association of FreeDiving and Apnea) Instructors with several years experience. Students qualify with an AIDA certificate and can progress onto further levels at various centres of learning around the world.

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Cliff Etzel
Cliff is the former Freediving editor of He is now a freelance journalist and film-maker.

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