Breathing exercises for divers and freedivers

Controlling and separating breathing between the nose and mouth is a necessary thing for underwater athletes who breathe through a regulator and dive with a breath hold.

The following (soft palate) workouts will help you control the breathing processes in your body

  • Keep your mouth shut
  • Inhale through the nose
  • Exhale through your nose
  • Inhale through the nose
  • Open your mouth
  • Exhale ONLY through the nose (AIR does not come out of the mouth)
  • Inhale through nose ONLY (AIR does not enter through mouth)
  • Continue to breathe for several minutes ONLY through your nose, keep your mouth wide open.
  • Start from the beginning and repeat 5-10 times

The world's leading scuba diving association PADI offers freediving courses in Latvia, where you can get Freediver certificates - Freediver, Advanced Freediver and Master Freediver.

Working out freediving

Before starting this diving, a person must prepare, perform lung warm-up and breathing exercises, as well as physical warm-up of the overall body. By engaging in freediving, it is possible to test the maximum possibilities of your mind and body.

In this form of underwater sport, it is possible to learn various exercises and skills to "calm the mind", which helps to hold your breath for longer, says freediver Valters Preimanis, who has been practicing breathing training, freediving and underwater hunting since 2010.

Freediving in Latvia

The freediving course is popular among underwater hunters and travelers who want to enjoy the underwater world without scuba diving equipment, diving balloons.

Apply for freestyle courses in Latvia by calling instructor Valters Preimanis t.22077202 or using contact form.