Association Internationale pour le Développement de l’Apnée is probably the most renowned freediving association, organizer of the world championships and other competitions.
If you want to practice freediving as a recreational sport or even want to participate in competitions, this is your association. AIDA offers everything from beginners to competition preparation. We train you from zero to hero.
AIDA 1 Introduction to Freediving
Get to know freediving. We lay the foundation for safe and healthy recreational sport and provide you with the necessary basic skills and knowledge. If you enjoy water exploration, this is the right course for you. Dive without a rope up to 10 meters.
AIDA 2 Freediver
Become a freediver and learn techniques of freediving with and without a lead. This beginner course can also serve as an introductory course if you already have some experience in handling fins, masks and snorkels. Safe freediving up to 20 meters.
AIDA 3 Advanced Freediver
You are an advanced freediver and want to develop your knowledge and skills. Independent dive planning and implementation of freediving sessions are the focus. The Free Fall enables even more relaxed freediving up to a depth of 30 meters.
AIDA 4 Master Freediver
As an advanced freediver, do you want to develop your skills further, perhaps beyond the leisure area? Performing pressure equalization through “mouthfill” and variable weight as well as stretching sessions as an assistant instructor are just a few topics. Take the next step and dive safely up to 38 meters.
Take the last step and become an AIDA Freediving Instructor. Share your knowledge and experience in freediving, plan and conduct your own courses. We teach you all the skills you need in order to do this.
AIDA Monofin Freediver
There can only be one: the monofin! Learn with us a clean technique for DYN and CWT. Get the most out of strength and endurance and become a first-class monofin freediver.
AIDA Competition Freediver
You want to participate in competitions? Here you will learn the rules and how to deal with yourself and others in a competition setting.
AIDA Competition Safety Freediver
Become a safety freediver and improve your knowledge and skills. After completion of the course you may participate in official competitions as a safety freediver and you can safely accompany divers in any situation.