SURF APNEA - GOLD COAST - 12 SEPTEMBER 2020

Learn simple effective exercises and methods to develop adaptations in order to better respond to intense breath holding situation like surfing hold downs. This course is suitable for all skill levels from chargers to beginners and provides many skills transferable across all walks of life.
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SURF APNEA - GOLD COAST - 12 SEPTEMBER 2020

Time & Location

12 Sept 2020, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Gold Coast Aquatic Centre, Marine Parade, Southport QLD 4215, Australia

About The Event

Instructor : Jason Rice 

This is a blended version of a full day face to face course.  The theroy (2 hrs) will be conducted via zoom on the Wednesday evening 09 September 1900-2100 ).  The Practical and pool component (3 hrs) will be held the following Saturday (1000-1300) at the Gold Cost Aquatic Centre in Southport Qld.  

The course offers essentials for dealing with intense situations including surfing hold downs.  The course examines freediving and surfing insights giving you a deeper understanding of what the human body and mind go through when stressed under water on a single breath. Participants will learn theory, develop an understanding of the breath hold journey, perform simple effective exercises and learn training methods to develop adaptations to overcome “Intense situations” such as surfing hold downs. Topics covered include:  Dive Reflex. Urge to Breath.  Breathing and relaxation technics. Static, Swimming and Dynamic Apnea training methods.  Safety protocols when training.  

Gear required - swim goggles (not a dive mask), surf wetsuit plus swimmers or boardies (If your are not a strong swimmer we suggest you bring body board or similar style rubber swim fins).

NOTE: Although most pool water is around 27 degrees C students can expect to be in the water for the entire 2-3 hours.  The body cools dramatically during static breath holds so thermal protection is highly recommended for the first stages of the water session.

Prerequisite:  Ability to swim 200m unassisted ( body bord fins can be worn if required).  Must be at least 12 years old.  Note 12, 13,14 year olds must have an adult attend the course with them.

Once youve registered you will be emailed joining instructions with a medical questionnaire the week prior to your event.   All other details about this event are on our website. If you have any further questions please contact us via the website contact page. As we cap attendance numbers for our events we do not offer refunds for adhoc no shows or non medical cancellations less than 14 days out from the event date. If you have any queries regarding our refund policy please contact us. 

DISCOUNT COUPON CODE : GCSAA007 valid until 30 August 2020  Receive a $30.00 discount.

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