NAUI Skin Diver Certification Course

Hollywood Divers

  • $300.00


Skin Diver Courses are on hold until further notice - regulations regarding Covid 19 may make classes at this time unsafe. 

The Hollywood Divers NAUI Skin Diver Course is offered on a private / semi private basis as needed. This class is not about competing in Freediving or Pushing Depth Limits. It is however challenging and suited for those who want to get to know the Ocean and Basic Breath hold . Before Pool Training Commences you must complete the online training. https://hollywooddivers.com/products/naui-freediver-digital-course , attend a fitting session to Choose Rental or Purchase of Masks, Wetsuit, Weight Belt, Long Blade Fins snd Socks. ( Rental of Skin Gear is not included ) ( Purchase is Suggested and Hollywood Divers is competitive on prices of wetsuits / masks / fins - support your local. 

To certify you need minimum of One Pool Session and One Ocean Training Session. Instructors charge per day. Some may need more training  Others may only need two days    Pool and Ocean are varied depths and conditions. We can teach you in your own pool if you like. 

pricing structure is as follows 

  • travel expenses ,online course homework and boat fees are not included.   Call us for more info 323 969 9666 
    • One On One Private Training for Specialty Courses is $300 Per day for the water Training you will need at least one day of pool and 1 day of ocean.  Water training fees per day are payable to the instructor directly .   

      Rentals Payable to Hollywood Divers  Rentals $65 to $85 per day are paid to Hollywood Divers. Instructional Fees are Paid Direct to The Instructor.

      Semi Private Fees ( 2 Students )  for Water Days are $400.00 per day Each Person would pay $ 200.00 per day Same Day Same times. Water training fees per day are payable to the instructor directly .  

      Rentals Payable to Hollywood Divers - Rentals $65 to $85 per day are paid to Hollywood Divers. Instructional Fees are Paid Direct to The Instructor.

      3  Students would be $450 Per Day Total plus travel expenses or $150.00 Per day per person assuming everyone stays on the same schedule. Water training fees per day are payable to the instructor directly . Skin Diver only requires one day of openwater Training for Most Students. 
      Rentals $65 to $85 per day are paid to Hollywood Divers. Instructional Fees are Paid Direct to The Instructor.

    • 4 - Students in a Group would be $500.00 per day 125.00 per person as long as all students stay on the same schedule same day and times. 

       Rentals Payable to Hollywood Divers - Rentals $65 to $85 per day are paid to Hollywood Divers. Instructional Fees are Paid Direct to The Instructor.

 Course Requirements.
15 Years old For Jr Skin Diver or 18 Years Old for Skin Diver
Must Be able to Swim 200 Yards Without Stopping. 
Complete All Sessions with Comfort
In this course we teach 
 1. Proper free diving safety and Rescue Techniques. 
 2. Proper Diver Behavior and Buddy Procedures.
 3. Safety Equipment. 
 4. Free Diving Gear Selection. Student must Either Rent or Purchase Long Blade Fins, Low Volume Mask, Rigid J Snorkel and 3 to 5 MM Wetsuit is Preferred. See Related Items Below.
 5. Proper Weighting / Buoyancy Tuning. 
 6. Performance Enhancing Exercises and Mental Prep for Breath Hold Diving.
 7. Basic Diving Physics and Physiology in the Online Classroom to be applied in all water sessions.
Depth Limit 40 Feet 
Physicians Approval may be required for acceptance. This is at the Instructor's Discretion. Some Red flags would include, Smoking and or High Blood Pressure or other known ailments. 
Hollywood Divers Recommends good physical fitness, and a full medical physical exam for participating in the sport of Freediving.
In Addition to tuition fees, there will be potential travel fees and or boat fees and rental or purchase of required and approved free diving equipment. 
See this link for ideas on freediving / skin diving gear  http://www.hollywooddivers.com/freediving.aspx

Once you have completed your NAUI Skin Diver training and two open water dives, you will have the skills you need to be a comfortable and safe Skin Diver. You may then take the next step, Becoming a NAUI Certified Scuba Diver.

Please see the dates above on the drop down menu or on our Calendar Page



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