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More free to swim in the world of freediving. SSI Freediver course is designed for those with little or no freedive experience.

This course will enable you to use proper breath holding in safety and feel comfortable when freediving to depths of up to 20 meters. Sound like difficult to achieve but you will surprised after experienced with our SSI Freediving Instructor in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

Our unique breathing techniques together with effective structure of the course program in the online class and water sessions creates a fun educative environment and a successful freediving experience.


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Start Learning Today

You can begin your studies for free by registering on the SSI web pages

Who can take this course?

  • Minimum age 12 years old

  • Non Diver / Scuba Diver / Swimmer

  • If you clear the medical questionnaire with only “NO” answers, you can sign up. Please consult your physician if you get any “YES” answers before diving


  • MYR 1600.00 per pax

  • MYR 2000.00 [PRIVATE]

 If you appreciate a personal touch and a possibility to learn at your own pace, the PRIVATE of Freediver Course is the choice for you.


Course Duration

  • 4 hours [Theory Class]

  • 1 breathe-hold session

  • 90 mins pool training

  • 1 day [Sepanggar Island]




Price Includes

  • Theory class session [3.5 hours]
  • 2 pool session & 2 open water training
  • Freedive equipment rental
  • SSI Freediving Instructor 
  • E-learning; Online materials 
  • Set lunch [on island only]
  • Digital log book & certification 
  • Island Entrance fees, Pool Facilities
  • Scheduled boat transfer (2 way)
  • Dive insurance free of charge, READ INSURANCE POLICY.

Payment Method

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Credit / Debit Card

OPTION A ~ Course

Deposit: MYR400.00

Balance: Pay Upon on 1st day

You shall receive a link at your email

to allow pay thru by credit card

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OPTION D  ~ Course

Booking: Full Amount

MYR 533.40 x 03 month

Accept 3 month installment plan by ATOME pay later



OPTION B ~ Course

Deposit: MYR400.00

Balance: Pay Upon on 1st class


ACCOUNT NO. : 382-16866-06


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OPTION E  ~ Course

06 month x MYR 266.70

12 month x MYR 133.40

Accept Public Bank Credit Card's holder

Allow 6 or 12 month installment plan 

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OPTION C  ~ Course

Deposit: MYR400.00

Balance: Pay Upon on 1st class

Accept Grabpay, Boost,

Touch & Go, Duitnow, Shopee pay

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OPTION F  ~ Course

Deposit: MYR 400.00

Alipay (China)

AlipayHK (Hong Kong SAR)

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Online Training ~ 
elearning Access Benefits

  • Save time and effort by sharing logged dives

  • Easier to search center locator & dive sites in anywhere

  • Keep up to date on events in your area 

  • All-in-1 solution for digital: dive courses, dive logs, certification 

  • Scales to fit any device - IOS and Play Store

  • Offered in ALL major languages  

Let's start Apnea!

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SSI Freediving Course ~

How to complete in Sabah


Class in dive center

beginning stage


09:00 | Session 1 & 2 [1.5 hour]

10:30 | Breath hold & Meditation
11:00   | Session 3 & 4 [1.5 hour]

12:30  | Lunch break

The above dive schedule is for reference
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Pool Training

middle stage

14:00  | Meet at Sutera Harbour Marina

14:15   | Briefing & Stretching

15:00  | 1st Pool Session

16:00  | 2nd Pool Session

16:30  | Wash & Pack equipment

16:40  | Sign dives log, End.

The above dive schedule is for reference
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2 Open Water Dives

Final stage

08:15  | Meet Instructor

09:00 | Preparing equipment

09:30 | Briefing & Stretching

10:00 | 1st Open Water dive

12:00 | Lunch hour 

13:00 | Briefing 

13:30 | 2nd Open Water dive

14:30 | Freediving video session

15:30 | Wash & Pack equipment

15:50 | Sign dives log, Exam

16:30 | Leaving from island

The above dive schedule is for reference


By taking the SSI Monofin Freediving Specialty program, you will gain the knowledge and skills required to maximize your underwater efficiency by diving with a monofin.


Diving without fins is often considered the purest form of freediving. This program gives you the skills and knowledge required to safely conduct freedives without fins, in both confined and open water environments.
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This program provides you with the training and knowledge required to safely freedive with a buddy in open water environments to depths of 30 meters. After this course and some additional training, you can continue your study on advanced Freediving.
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Advanced Freediver
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Specialty Course


More freediver talk about us
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Had an incredible opportunity to work with Ronald for my freediving training. These were transformational sessions for me and you can clearly see the patience and expertise during all sessions, making it effective, enjoyable and memorable. His genuine personalized approach with focus on my comfort and safety, really elevated my journey into the world of freediving.

19 AUG 2023
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Q1  Why using dive computer is so important during freedive course/training?

It's much more safer to use dive computer for each freediver to help measure dive time and surface interval time in a simpler way, which helps freedivers stay safe in the water .

Q2  Does it require attend theory class for SSI Pool Freediving or Freediver Course?

Yes, SSI freedive instructor conduct breath-hold techniques and meditation with students in classroom. It's an important key to freediving.

Q3  Is the dive instructor able to speak English or Chinese?

Yes, our in-house freediving instructor is a Sabahan. 

Q4  Can i take SSI freediving course if i am not scuba diver?

Yes, you are allow to take freediving course.

Q5  What is the best recommendation dive program to continue dive education after complete freediver?

Q6  What is the Minimum & Maximum training depth in SSI Freediver course?

1.2 - 1.8 meter in Pool
Minimum 10 meter, Maximum 20 meter 

Q7  Where is the pool location while learn freedive on 1st day?

Q8  Is it must be a good swimmer before take freedive course?

At least know how to swim but not afraid of water, doesn't require must be a best swimmer. However, you shall perform freedive finning a lot, this is not a swimming course.

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