Discover your inner dolphin and enjoy speed, power, and confidence as you dive. Become a monofin freediver today! The SSI Monofin course teaches all you need to freedive with a monofin, maximizing your underwater efficiency and performance.

Take your freediving to the next level by earning your SSI Monofin certification.

What Will You Learn?

Nature’s best freedivers have built-in monofins, like dolphins and whales. Learn to swim just as they do in this unique freediving course.

By mastering the monofin swimming technique, you will be able to move effortlessly through the water and enjoy the speed and comfort monofins offer. Discover your inner dolphin and earn your SSI Monofin certification.

You can credit your certification to achieving the coveted Master Freediving rating. Get started today!

The SSI Monofin Course consists of three main phases:

  • Four Academic Sessions (Independent study or in a classroom)
  • Two Pool / Confined Water Session
  • Two Open Water Dives- Where its time to use the knowledge and skills you acquired, in the open ocean to complete the SSI Monofin Course.

What Will You Do?

  1. Complete the Digital Learning materials found in this manual. These materials are self-paced, and you can complete them anywhere, anytime, once you download them to your MySSI app
  1. Complete the Academic Sessions
  2. Complete the Pool / Confined Water Sessions
  3. Complete the SSI Monofin Dives

Course Prerequisites

Minimum Age: 12
Certification Prerequisites: None
Academic Sessions: Online Program
Pool/Confined Water Sessions: 2
Open Water Dives: 2
Maximum Training Depth: NA
Suggested Duration: NA

Equipment Requirements

Unless the program-specific instructor manual states otherwise, each freediving student must be equipped with a properly fitted Total Freediving System, including:

• Mask

• Snorkel

• Monofin

• Exposure suit appropriate for the environment

• Weight System

• Logbook

Students are required to wear a freediving safety lanyard if any of the following conditions apply:

• Level 2 Freediving programs and higher

• Vertical visibility is less than 10 meters

• The planned freedive is deeper than 20 meters in depth

• On any site where the natural bottom depth is 30 meters or deeper

*Equipment will be provided by your Dive Centre. We recommend that you should get your own gear once you become a certified diver.

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