RAID or SSI – Instructor Course – 10 days


IDP 1 Classroom

During the 10 days of your Instructor course you will refine your already amazing freediving skills and knowledge to a professional level. As you develop your instructor skills and knowledge you will experience the evaluation process and build bonds with your classmates. Learning in a group environment inspires the greatest response to critique and development; the team spirit will initiate motivation and success as you challenge yourself and your classmates daily. The Freedive HQ  Instructor Course is one of the freediving industry's leading professional freediving program, with high quality full color online support materials and your instructor kit. Your trainer, Thibault Guignés, 100m freediver and skilled teacher,  will workshop in-depth knowledge of the academics and in-water teaching process, legal aspects of freediving training and the business of freediving education and travel. Take your freediving career to a higher level of experience and take the professional challenge with FreediveHQ!

7-8 full days: 9 :00 am – 6:00 pm
You will spend all day with our instructor trainer Thibault doing classroom sessions, in water sessions, different kind of workshops (stretching, buoys set up etc…) and having a lot of fun

  • Gear hire
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  • Academic teaching and in-water teaching of the RAID Freediving program
  • Professionalism and leadership skills
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  • Open water and confined water set-up, freediving skill evaluation
  • A whole lot of teambuilding and excitement
  • Daily stretching sessions on our 30 msq stretching deck or on the beach – download our free stretching booklet
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  • Free use of our private beach, terrace over the sea and Stand Up Paddleboards
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  • Full color student WSF freediving manual and online log-book
  • Diploma and internationally recognized RAID Freediving E certification upon successful completion


  • RAID Master freediver or equivalent (SSI L3 / AIDA ****)
  • CPR/02 First Aid
  • Minimum of 18 yrs of age
  • Dive medical from doctor (current for last 12 months)
  • Huge sense of adventure

Add 8 nights accommodation in one of our bungalows directly in the shop by the sea and food in healthy FDHQ restaurants for only US$300