Getting Started in Competitive Freediving

Summary:

How to get started
- There are eight categories of freediving competition – three swimming-pool disciplines, two involving the use of weights, and three self-propelled. The weight-assisted dives are most dangerous and take divers to the greatest depths – the no limits record is 214 metres (702ft), set by the Austrian Herbert Nitsch in June
- There are numerous British freediving clubs, mainly in and around London. Try the Tribe Freediving Club, which meets at a private pool in Streatham, south London, and can offer training to beginners (http://www.deeperblue.net/ courses/tribe)
- For those who…

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