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Coming up from 98 Feet!

After an hour or so of technical training, spearfisherman, Van Reynders, ascends from a 30 meter (98 feet) constant weight dive - a new personal best - in Dar es Salaam....
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Line Diving in Dutch Springs

See what it's like to line dive in Dutch Springs lake in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in this short video clip! Cold deep thermoclines made for quite the challenge for freediver, Renee Blundon, “At 15 meters (49 ...
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Preparing for Personal Best DNF

After a series of warm-up dynamic-no-fins, Lilian Lehmann relaxes in the sunshine poolside in preparation for her personal best DNF. This is in training for her Second Level Apnea Academy course in Dar es S...
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Instructor Course Static

Apnea Academy instructor, Daniele Cordova, from Chile assists two candidates during the 6th Annual Apnea Academy Instructor Course while they do static apnea, the goal to reach a 4’30” in order to pass the ...
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Coming-up From a 4’30” Static

  At 7:40 am in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, Renee Blundon comes up from a 4'30" static apnea with oxygen depleted purple lips during the 6th Annual Apnea Academy Instructor Course. Standing alongside he...
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Static Apnea in Sharm

Apnea Academy instructor, Daniele Cordova, from Chile, assists two candidates during the 6th Annual Apnea Academy Instructor Course as they do static apnea. The goal: to reach a 4'30" breath-hold in order t...
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Static Session with Umberto

A typical static session at the 6th Annual Apnea Academy Instructor's Course with Umberto Pelizzari. Candidates were required to reach 4'30" breath-hold with a controlled exit in order to pass the course....
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The Proper Freediving Breathe-up – Part 2

In this video Renee goes into detail about how to do the final breaths of a freediving breathe-up and guides you through the entire process. This is the second video of the Proper Breathe-up for Freediving s...
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The Proper Freediving Breathe-up – Part 1

In this video Renee goes into detail about how to do the relaxation breathing of a freediving breathe-up and guides you through the entire process. This is the first video of the Proper Breathe-up for Freedi...
Static Apnea Pool

Preparing for Static

Rob drifts below the surface while preparing for static apnea in the pool. He'll hold his breath for four minutes today while listening to Static Apnea Relaxation Music on the underwater MP3 player....
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Relaxation with Static Apnea

Renee Blundon floats face down on the surface of a pool in Dar es Salaam while holding her breath, relaxing completely. Her maximum breath hold time this session is three minutes and 30 seconds. See more at...
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Static in the Dark

An evening static apnea session in Dar es Salaam with Rob Pettit. Here he floats on the surface of a pool while holding his breath for four minutes. See more photos...
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Breathing-Up for Static

Renee Blundon breathes-up on the surface of a pool in Dar es Salaam to prepare for static apnea. Static apnea is excellent for training the mind for breath holding as well as the body for relaxation....
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Nighttime Static Session

A nighttime static session in the pool with Renee Blundon, testing various light settings, angles, colored filters and music! ...
SSI Level 2 Freediving

Post 33 Meters

After free-diving to 33 meters, her new personal best, Renee Blundon reviews her dive details alongside Freedive International instructor, Jonas Kray...
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Breathing-up in Zanzibar

Renee Blundon breathes-up in Nungwi, Zanzibar, preparing, mentally and physically, for a free-dive to 33 meters. See more photos at SSI Level 2 Freediving in Zanzibar. Photo taken with a Canon VIXIA HF G30 ...
Freediving Training

Dynamic CO2 Tables

Carbon dioxide tables are a great way to train your mind and body to tolerate excess levels of carbon dioxide (CO2). The tables train you to deal with that burning feeling of needing to breathe. As you may know...
Freediving Training

My First 3:30 Static Apnea

Doing a free-dive pool exercise on January 13th, 2015 in Dar es Salaam, holding my breath for 3 minutes, 30 seconds - the first of many long breath holds. Listening to one of the most relaxing songs in the worl...
Free-Diving in Zanzibar

My First 33 Meter Free-Dive

Free-diving through low visibility conditions to 33 meters behind Tumbatu, an island located off the north coast of Zanzibar. This was my first 33 meter free-dive during day three of SSI Level 2 training with F...
Free-Diving in Zanzibar

Free-Dive to 20 Meters

Renee Blundon free-dives effortlessly through low visibility conditions to 20 meters behind Tumbatu, an island located off the north coast of Zanzibar. This was one of her warm-up dives on day three of her SSI ...