Apnea Odyssey for the first time organise it's first Freediving Instructor Training Course (FITC) for SSI Freediving Pool instructor to it's four freediving pool instructor candidates on last 29 December 2018.
All the candidates need to go through intensive training how to be a professional SSI freedive instructor.
Requirement to attend FITC Pool:
has completed and certified Level 1 (minimum),
Has completed 50 logged training session (minimum),
Has Completed SSI Specialty Training Techniques course.
After completed and pass the FITC, SSI Freediving Pool instructor will be able to teach:
SSI Freediving Pool course
SSI Freediving Basic Course
SSI Training Technique
SSI Try Freediving
minimum days to run FITC pool will be as minium 7 days to 10 days depend on the level of the cadidates. In the FITC candidates will be assessed in many area including water performance, freediving performance, academic presentations, Pool presentation, professionalism and knowledge about Freediving.
We have 4 candidates and they are familiar faces in Apnea Odyssey and to all our pool training and open water trips, some of them has completed SSI Freediving Level 3, Level 2 and some of them has represent Malaysia to competed in freediving competition.
It was an intense training days because we have to make sure that we produce quality freediving instructor. Now we have new four SSI Pool Freediving Instructor in Malaysia, They are based in KL, Kedah and Kota Kinabalu. We will have soon FITC Pool course and FITC level 1 in February 2019.
Azua Shafii is a Malaysian Female record holder for multiple discipines for freediving in Malaysia. She is also the first SSI Freediving Instructor for Singapore, Malaysia Brunei.