Freediving

Read This Before You Buy Your First Kit Of Freediving Equipment (It’ll Make You Smarter and Save You Hundreds of Dollars) 

Read This Before You Buy Your First Kit Of Freediving Equipment (It’ll Make You Smarter and Save You Hundreds of Dollars)  If you are reading this, you’ve decided to take the plunge and become a certified freediver or you probably just finished a freediving course. You’ve either seen your freediving instructor wear freediving gear, been taught (more like brainwashed) of its importance to improving yourself […]

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The Dark Side of Freediving (How Some Molchanovs Instructors Are Endangering Whales in Mauritius)

The Dark Side of Freediving (How SOME Molchanovs Instructors Are Endangering Whales in Mauritius) Disclaimer While this article discusses concerning instances involving some individuals associated with Molchanovs freediving organization, it’s crucial to understand that there are many excellent Molchanov freediving instructors who prioritize safety, ethics, and environmental conservation in their practice. This disclaimer aims to

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The Mindful Freediver Manifesto

The Mindful Freediver Manifesto Note: The following writings were inspired by the short essay The Conscience of a Hacker by Loyd Blankenship. Another day passes, and another headline surfaces, “Freediver Sets New Depth Record.” Another Netflix show releases, another tragedy portrait “Chronicles Of A Freediver’s Death”… Casual observer. They’re all alike. Paints us all with

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Ear equalization in freediving is 99% practice and 1% theory (Why watching more YouTube videos won’t help you much)

Ear equalization in freediving is 99% practice and 1% theory (Why watching More YouTube videos won’t help you much) Back in the days when I was a more dedicated yoga (asanas) practitioner and teacher, I would often come across sayings from different yoga masters emphasizing the importance of regular practice over theory. Quotes like “Yoga

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Things You Need To Know Before Doing A Freediving Course (That No One Else Talks About)

Things you need to know before doing a freediving course (that no one else talks about) Freediving has gained popularity in recent years thanks to a mix of freediving competitions going mainstream, Hollywood and Netflix writers running out of ideas to write about, and Instagram influencers looking for new ways to capture the attention of

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Why I Treat My Freediving Students As Investors Instead Of Consumers (And How I Give Them More Value Than Just A Certification Card)

Why I Treat My Freediving Students As Investors Instead Of Consumers (And How I Give Them More Value Than Just A Certification Card) For me, freediving is more than just an underwater activity or sport; it’s a transformative journey that demands dedication, practice, patience, and if given the chance, can be a powerful tool for

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The Story Of Mindfulness Freediving

The Story Of Mindfulness Freediving (The beginning of a new teaching) After 8 years of teaching yoga internationally and after going through a short-lived existential crisis, I took a break from teaching yoga mid-2017 to study freediving more seriously. Under the guidance of three elite freedivers, I completed all my freediving courses with AIDA in

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Beyond The Veil (Learning The Hands Free Equalization Technique)

Beyond The Veil (Learning The Hands Free Equalization Technique) Beance Tubaire Volontaire (BTV), french for Voluntary Tubal Opening (VTO) is a middle ear equalization technique considered the holy grail of equalization techniques. Commonly known as hands free equalization, it involves equalizing the ears without having to pinch the nose by voluntarily opening the Eustachian tube.

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Neoprene Wetsuits and Environmental Advocacy (A Splash of Hypocrisy in the Pursuit of Sustainability)

Neoprene Wetsuits and Environmental Advocacy (A Splash of Hypocrisy in the Pursuit of Sustainability) In the enchanting realm of underwater exploration, freedivers are often enthusiastic ambassadors of sustainability and environmental issues. Their passionate pleas for marine conservation resonate deeply with ocean and environmental enthusiasts. So, while freedivers claim to be guardians of the oceans, their

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