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JP Instructor Trainer Freediver

Our AIDA and PADI Freediver Instructor course,  is a unique and a worlwide recognized program, conducted by the AIDA Instructor Trainer Jean-Pol Francois (JP), the pionneer in the freediving Education,  the head of AIDA Education, and one of the first PADI Instructor Trainer in Asia.  

Jean-Pol Francois, is the co-founder of Freediving Planet, a brand which aims to deliver high quality education. He has used his 25 years of experience in teaching, coaching, judging freediving to set the well recognized worldwide Education standards within AIDA International Freediving. 

He is now closely collaboration with PADI Freediver to develop a PADI Freediver Instructor Development program. By following Jean-Pol's guidance, training, coaching and mentorship, you will be trained to the highest standards in the freediving industry by one of the pionner. We will make sure to provide you the most up to date knowledge in freediving.

Cross Over to PADI Freediver Instructor

Cross Over to PADI Freediver Instructor


This Cross over program is tailored for Freediving Instructors from Other training Agencies. 
If you are currently an ACTIVE freediving instructor with AIDA, RAID, SSI, Apnea Academy, CMAS, Apnea Total, NFDB, Performance Freediving or any other recognised agency, we can help you become a PADI Freedive Instructor.
To do this you will need to complete the PADI Freediver Instructor Orientation and also be a current First Aid / EFR Instructor.


  • 18 years old
  • Be a current First Aid Instructor with EFR or another agency. (If you are not currently a First Aid Instructor, we can help you to arrange your coure and it will take 3 days to complete this course)
  • Be an active Freediver Instructor from a recognised training agencies
  • Present a medical statement signed by a physician within 12 months

 Complete the PADI MEDICAL FORM , the PADI liability release and the PADI Statement of Understanding

Course duration: Usually 4 to 6 hours

Price : Click on the location below to know the price

Contact us to book your course.

Instructor candidates Freedivers are encouraged to have their own personal freediving equipment.


AIDA Freediving PADI Freediver center Bestdive
Freediving Equipment Mobby's Apnea Gear Freediving Planet at Palaka Dive Center