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Workshops & Trainings

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Our comprehensive programs include Competition Workshop, Special Workshop, Training Days, and Safety Workshop. Elevate your skills, gain insights, and enhance performance. Join us and unlock your potential in the ultimate diving challenge!

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Competition Workshop

Are you interested in participating in a freediving competition? If so, it’s important to be well-prepared for an enjoyable experience and to perform at your best. That’s why we’ve created the Competition Workshop, a three-day class that covers everything you need to know about freediving competitions, including the rules of AIDA (International Association for the Development of Apnea), the specific rules of the Azul Freediving Challenge, and essential tips for success.

Here’s what the workshop offers over three days:

Day 1: Getting Started

  • Introduction to AIDA: Learn the basic rules of freediving competitions and understand how they apply.
  • Discover the Azul Freediving Challenge: Find out all about our unique competition and what makes it special.
  • Mastering the Basics: Get familiar with the fundamental rules of AIDA to avoid disqualification.
  • Stretching Exercises: Prepare your body for freediving with flexibility exercises.
  • Practical Training: Practice diving to depth on our specialized platform, just like during the competition.

Day 2: Improving Techniques

  • Understanding the Point System: Learn how points are awarded in competitions and how to maximize your score.
  • Avoid Common Mistakes: Identify and avoid the typical errors that can impact your performance.
  • Exploring Different Techniques: Learn about various freediving techniques to enhance your skills.
  • The Importance of Coaching: Discover the benefits of coaching and how it can help you improve.
  • Stretching Exercises: Stay limber and flexible for optimal performance.
  • Further Depth Training: Continue training on the freediving platform, simulating competition conditions.

Day 3: Strategy and Preparation

  • Developing Competition Strategies: Discuss and develop a winning strategy for the competition.
  • Competition Details Revealed: Receive important information and announcements about the upcoming event.
  • Analyzing Professional Athletes: Gain valuable insights by studying videos of experienced athletes.
  • Stretching Exercises: Keep your body in good shape with stretching routines.
  • Final Depth Training: Conclude the workshop with focused training on the freediving platform, simulating the competition environment.

Throughout the workshop, you’ll be part of a small group of first-time participants, working together as a team to support each other during the competition. Keep in mind that there’s a special prize for the best first-time participant! Let’s aim for that recognition together.

  • Price :  $5300 MXN

Included in the price :

    • transportation, 
    • food,
    • entrance fees,
    • equipment available if you need it.
Improve your technical skills

Aida Depth Safety Workshop

2 days course before the competition: Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd of September


AIDA certification or equivalent
Be confortable at 35m

Led by Julien Borde (safety diver for events such as Vertical Blue, AIDA World Championships,Caribbean Cup, …) and assisted by Rodrigo Salsas (Safety Leader on the Azul Freediving Challenge for the last 10 Editions and safety diver for the Caribbean Cup or CMAS World Championship of Freediving), this 2 days AIDA Official Depth Training allow freedivers to familiarize with safety procedures and rules in place during AIDA Competition.

We will be covering theorical knowledge about safety protocals, risks associated with deep and/or competitive freediving but also practical skills in response to emergencies situations in and under the water based on scenarios exercises.

Over the week-end, you will gain the confidence necessary so you can act as a Safety Freediver during AIDA competitions.

  • Price : $6500 MXN

Included in the price :

  • transportation,
  • food,
  • entrance fees,
  • equipment available if you need it.
Get ready for the competition

Official Trainings

Like any other competition, you will need to train to be ready, not only to get back in shape but also to get use to the location, the water conditions and the competition setting. 

On September 23rd, 24th & 25th we organize training days for all the competitors with the same conditions than on the competition, including safety team, counterweight, tags, countdown, starting list…

  • Price for 1 to 3 trainings: $800 MXN/training – including at least one official deep dive per day, 2 if it fits in the schedule.
  • Special price for 3 trainings: $1800 MXN – including at least one official deep dive per day, 2 if it fits in the schedule.

Not included in the price :

  • Cenote entrance $150 MXN / day ( to pay to the Cenote),
  • Food (We offer lunch for $150 MXN),
  • Transportation.

if you have no previous freediving competition experience you should sign up to the workshop and not to those trainings (see above).

Train with Pranamaya

Pranamaya Freediving offers regular training throughout the year, except during competition week. Get prepared throughout the summer in the most beautiful cenotes of the region, including Yum Kin, where the Azul Freediving Challenge is organized.

For more information, visit the Pranamaya Freediving website.

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