After 10 years of teaching freediving classes, I’m taking a break. I’m not 100% sure if I will resume classes this year or not.
I am focusing my energy on promoting and building my online freediving courses, you can see them by clicking the link
I also created a website which provides a free online course that covers the risks of the sport, the truth about blackouts, and how to save your buddy if they have a blackout. You can see it by clicking the link

Immersion Freediving is proud to offer the most comprehensive 66ft course on the market. You will learn a variety of specific freediving techniques that will take your freediving ability to the next level. There will be a high focus on how to do so safely, as well how to properly equalize for freediving via the Frenzel method.

A maximum of 5 students per class. The course length is 3 days with a course fee of $721.80 per student. This does not include the boat fee. The course requires two boat trips at $60 per trip plus tax which the total comes to $127.20. The total fee with boat cost comes to $849.

Students free dive down to max depth of 66 feet. Average Student does a 2.5 to 3.5 minute breath hold by the end of the course. Average Student complete a 60-foot freedive also by the end of the course.

Why Choose Immersion Freediving over the hundreds of newly minted Freediving Instructors

  • Full time instructor since 2005, over a thousand students over my career
  • Former USA Freediving Record Holder, Captain of men’s 2012 USA Freediving Team
  • Deepest freedive is 279ft
  • PFI Advanced Freediving Instructor & PFI Instructor Trainer
  • Maximum 5 students per course, no 16+ person freediving courses
  • Immersion Freediving classes have more class, pool, and ocean time than other courses
  • More Time = Better Results
  • Private boat, No dive shop crowds, more time diving & more flexibility to deal with weather
  • Industry leader in teaching frenzel and developing online pre course training.

Course Outline

  • 1.5 hours online education
  • Immersion Freediving’s exclusive one on one skype Frenzel equalizing session with Ted Harty
  • 6.5 hours classroom (more than other courses)
  • 2 three hour pool sessions (many courses only have one pool session)
  • 2 three hour in water diving sessions on private 23ft Bluewater. My boat, my captain, my schedule.  No dive boat captain to tell us we have to get back on the boat. (many courses only have one ocean session)

Course prerequisites

  • Must be comfortable in the ocean, we will be drifting in 500ft of water in the gulf stream for 3 hours.
  • Seas will be between flat calm and 4ft seas, if  I believe the seas will be 5ft or more I will cancel the ocean session. If you are prone to seasickness even after taking medication I would not recommend this course.
  • Must be 16 years or older.
  • Must have a reasonable amount of fitness, being able to easily jog for 20 minutes, course is 11 hours a day much of it active and in the water.
  • My boat has no ladder but a transom a few inches above the water. Must be able to easily  pull yourself up in the deepend of the pool with out fins or using the ladder in the deep-end. This give you an idea of what is required to board my boat.


Day 1

  • Classroom from 8:00 – 2:00PM
  • Lunch will be ordred in
  • In the pool from 3:00PM to 6:00PM

Day 2

  • In the pool from 9:00AM to 12:00PM
  • Ocean from 1:30PM to 7:00PM

Day 3

  • Ocean from 9:00AM to 2:30PM


With over 45 years taking technical courses in military tactics, firefighting, paramedical life support, technical rescue, basic & advanced scuba, commercial deep sea diving, exercise physiology, and lots of anatomy & physiology, I believe Ted Harty is one of the best instructors I've ever had.

Bill Kyser founder of Special Forces Training Academy

So, having spent 33 years in the military, commercial, and recreational dive fields…as a college and high school instructor, and having worked with the best instructors in the world, Ted Harty, and Immersion Freediving taught the most professional class we have ever attended in the dive industry.

John Griffin Associate Editor of Deeper Blue

Item received on completion

  • Students will receive PFI certification
  • Invitation to annual Immersion Freediving BBQ
  • Access Member-only Facebook group
  • Students will receive 30-70 professionally shot and edited photos
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