All articles by category: Freediving

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Freediving course price; All you need to know

I am writing this article in response to some comments I see over the internet with users claiming ‘X’ amount is too expensive. I will break down the average price across the board including but not limited to; where your money is going, what’s included, the expenses of an individual instructor or school & how

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RV and Exhale diving.

The residual volume of the average human is approximately 1/4 of the total lung capacity (TLC). As a freediver starts to descend on a single breath, the residual volume will be reached at 30 metres. Fully exhaling on the surface and freediving on this lung volume is known as exhale diving or RV diving, which

Freediver with mono-fin swims towards surface

Molchanovs Education Programme: All about Freediving Courses in Malta & Gozo

Established by two of the world’s most successful freedivers, the late Natalia and her son Alexy Molchanov, originally for the purpose of producing top quality equipment made by freedivers for freedivers, the mother and son duo eventually decided to create an education system for the Freediving Federation. A few years later, co-founders Alexey Molchanov and

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Learn how to freedive: The ultimate guide to getting started in freediving

Imagine taking the plunge beneath the waves without being constrained by the heavy apparatus of scuba gear. Just you and the silence of the underwater world and the incredible feeling of pushing yourself to the limits. The ultimate connection between man and water, freediving is appropriate for anyone looking to challenge themselves and explore the

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Boyle’s law and Archimedes principle simplified.

Sometimes, when advancing in free-diving the physics can be a little daunting – especially for those who find physics a little challenging. Below is a simple explantation on what happens with a few diagrams to illustrate. If you do have any question please contact me in the form on the homepage.  This article is going

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Mammalian Dive Reflex

Introduction Humans have a reflex in common with dolphins, whales and other diving mammals called the Mammalian Dive Reflex (MDR); one of the triggers being facial immersion and breath holding. The Mammalian dive Reflex helps us extend our breath-hold time and shift blood into appropriate places to safe guard them from the increasing pressure with