1st July 2016
    We are Happy to be the 1st PADI and AIDA Freedive center in the Phillipines! Both education system are available here, from Beginner to Instructor level! Come, have fun and learn with the best!
  • Job Offer for an AIDA Freediving Instructor

    20 October 2015
    The demand for quality and professional coaching and teaching is increasing in South East Asia. We are expending and we are looking for an AIDA Freediving Instructor.
    The instructor will be located in Cebu, Mactan, the Philippines, in a local Freediving Center and would start his/her duty As soon as possible. We are looking for someone who can stay at least for 4 months, but if he/she can stay longer it will be a definite advantage.

    Our team is made of cool and easy going people, so we would like the new team member to be as well cool and easy going! So if you expect to enjoy the beach life and earn the salary of the city, we think that you can stop reading the job description here!
    But if you are true adventurer and want to share your passion for Freediving, want to experiment a new and simple life style, and be profesionnal, then please continue reading, we might be interested in your profile! We are looking for a passionate instructor who can share naturally his/her passion for Freediving.
    The instructor will report to the shop manager, and he will be working with other Freediving Instructors in the center. Teaching AIDA courses and coaching will be the main duties of the instructor.
    Side duties will be like managing online booking, greet and inform guests, and take care of the equipments.
    The Instructor should be able to teach in English, a second language will be an advantage.
    The new team member should be able to entertain guest and doing proactive sales to walk-ins to the shops when non diving.

    We are looking for an instructor with professional appearance and communication, punctual and respectful about the rules in the center, with at least 6 months of experience in teaching AIDA Freediving Courses or a minimum of 30 AIDA Certifications (from level 1 to 3 at least).
    The instructor must be also in active status within AIDA. Benefit for the new team member will be as follow: Personal Freediving development - You will have dedicated time to do your own training - Free simple lodging - Food allowance - Great team - Secretary is provided for administrative work - Salary based on commission. After working for more than 4 months with us, rotation within other Freediving Planet centers could be considered so you will have the opportunity to teach in other places within the Philippines.

    If you think you are the one, please send us you CV and a short motivation letter to info@freediving-planet.com

    Suzy and JP
  • MARCH - AIDA Instructor Course in CEBU island

    12th to 19th March 2017
    Freediving is your passion and you want to share it with your friends. Your freediving technique is excellent and you can already dive very deep. You are not afraid to take some responsabilities and you are ready for a real commitment to the Freediving Planet Safety Standards.
    Become an AIDA Freediving Instructor
    Make your dream a reality...

    8 / 9 days of very intensive courses where you will learn:

    - How to teach to new and advanced freedivers; 

    - How to manage different situations with beginners in swimming pool and open water;

    - How to do efficient safety;

    Requirements to enter the AIDA IC :

    - AIDA 4 

    - CPR certificate not older than 2 years

    - Be able to dive at 40m depth

    - 4 min static

    Jean Pol Francois (JP) (the Head of AIDA  Education) will prepare you to pass the different exams and performance skills and reach the quality standards of Freediving Planet.

    Our Instructor course includes the possibility of an internship right before or after the course. As an assistant you will be welcome into the Freediving Planet team, in Siargao, El Nido or Moalboal!

    Price: 58,000 php ( around 1,250 USD) - including the certification card, internship option and manual. 

    More infos:
  • Recommended on the PETIT FUTE

    May 2015

    L'avis du Petit Futé sur FREEDIVING PLANET

    Une expérience unique à vivre aux Philippines adressée à un public de non-initiés comme aux plongeurs les plus férus. Le récif ou se déroulent les cours d'apnée est sublime, la faune y est très riche et variée. Une belle manière d'apprendre à observer et découvrir la surprenante biodiversité locale, tout en travaillant sur soi, accepter ses émotions, gérer son stress, ses mouvements et se relaxer. Une bouffée d'air pur ! Une équipe francophone conviviale et ultra professionnelle.

  • 3rd S.E.A Freediving Challenge - Moalboal, CEBU island

    23 & 24 May 2015

    The 3rd S.E.A Freediving Challenge will take place on the Saturday 22nd and  Sunday 23rd April, 2017
    The agenda will be as follow (Subject to the weather and sea condition) 

    This edition we will focus on the Philippines Freediving Community and organize this competition in collaboaration with SISSID Freediver, Dive Ta Bai Mindanao and Visayas, TRVN, AIDA Philippines and Mermaid Odessa Moalboal Academy, Bohol Ear Nose Throat-Head & Neck Surgery Clinic. 

    This special edition will be featuring a special "workshop competition" for Filipino and Filipina Freedivers athletes, who wants to take part in the competition as an athlete. This special workshop will be conducted by the highly ranked AIDA Judge Instructor, JP, who will guide the future athletes thru the AIDA Rules of competition. 
    We will also give the opportunity to Filipino freedivers to volunteer inside the organisation team (medic staff, media, safety, announcer...)
    This competition will be open to all who wants to join, to have fun, share and gather around a nice 2 days event. 

    SARTUDAY 22nd April, 2017 - MORNING

    Competition workshop for Filipino / Filipina Athletes (only for the one who sign up for the competition).
    The workshop will be provided by Jean Pol Francois (JP) (Athlete and AIDA Competition Judge). He will give you guidance with AIDA competition rules, and he will conduct an open water session, so the participants can practice the AIDA Competition rules. 


    Buddy Training day for the other (buoy and rope will be provided to buddy team only. No safety divers from the organisation will be provided, so please arrange your safety diver for your training). 

    SUNDAY 23rd April, 2017 

    Deep discipline competition in the afternoon.
    Athlete will choose between CWT, CNF or FIM disciplnes.
    We will set a depth limit to 80 m. 

      • Registration, lanyard check, balance payment and announcement will be in the AFTERNOON, between 2pm and 4pm, on Saturday 22nd April, 2017
      • Starting list will be release at 5pm on Sartuday 22nd April, 2017 



  • AIDA International Judge Course - 19 to 21 April - Moalboal

    19 to 21 April 2017
    During the AIDA International Judge Course you'll benefit directly from JP's experience.  He will teach you how to become a Professional AIDA International Judge and will share with you his knowledge, using a lot of examples.

    Jean-Pol FRANCOIS is an International AIDA Judge Instructor, with a huge experience in judging National and International competitions, World Champs and World Cups, and was also judge for more than 20 World Records.

    • Be at least 18 years old

    • Have experience as an athlete, coach or safety freediver at an official AIDA competition
    • Have a current First Aid and CPR Certificate (not older than 2 years)

    Course Duration: 
     3 full days

  • The 1st AIDA Freediving center is NOW OPEN in SIARGAO Island

    4 October 2014
    We are proud to announce after a year of anticipation Palaka Siargao Dive Center are now officially offering AIDA International Freediving courses on the beautiful island of Siargao. In collaboration with Freediving Planet who has sent us one of their highly trained and skilled instructor, Teo, to help you learn the techniques you need to conquer the deep. Courses offered are for novice to experts levels. 

    AIDA Surfer Survival specialty course. Palaka Siargao Dive Center will be the first in the world to offer this AIDA specialty course!

    1st July 2016
    No matter the education system that you have followed prior to AIDA or PADI, you can still join two of the most reputable international education system. 

    Click here to know more 

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