No! they haven’t given up the ideal conditions of the Sea of Cortez in Mexico,but decided to make their knowledge accessible for those of us who live in the US.
For now winter training courses will be given at the Blue Hole in New Mexico at an altitude of 4,500ft. "From novice to advance training the Blue hole is Ideal" says Aharon Solomon. "That doesn’t mean that it will replace the ocean training, nothing will! But it is an absolutely great tool, some conversations with the french team lead us to understand that "une fosse de plongee" (a water hole) might be the best and safest advanced training ground in the world." For more info go to www.freedivers.net