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Apnea Total - Day Courses

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9/224 Moo 1 | Sairee Beach, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
+66 81 956 5720
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This is probably the best place on the island to learn freediving. They offer multiple types of... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Gehl C
Great experience

I did my first free diving course with them and I m glad I choose them. You can see they know what... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
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Apnea Total Koh Tao is the headquarters for the network of Freediving schools based around the world, it is an independent organization established in 2003, and the first freediving school in Southeast Asia operating for over 14 yrs. Monica Ganame (Argentina) and Eusebio Saenz de Santamaria (Spain) are the founders, the duo and their team are internationally recognized freedive instructors with vast experience in competitions, training and freediving education. Apnea Total has featured in the countless media publications worldwide that identify the school as the most reputable centre for freedive education and training. Their qualifications include dives deeper than 100 meters and static breath-holds of over 8 minutes. The Apnea Total Team promotes freedive education and safety from beginner to instructor level. To date, over 12,000 students have successfully completed Apnea Total courses. Currently there are schools teaching AT system worldwide.
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9/224 Moo 1 | Sairee Beach, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

This is probably the best place on the island to learn freediving. They offer multiple types of courses, from half-day to instructor. They are pros and I`ll will return for the next course. The course was very well organized, with both theory and diving time....More

Thank Gehl C
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Monica G, Owner at Apnea Total - Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review, we are very happy to cover your expectations!!!!

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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

I did my first free diving course with them and I m glad I choose them. You can see they know what they’re doing and they love it! All friendly staff and good vibes all around this area. Thanks a lot to Marco and the...More

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Monica G, Owner at Apnea Total - Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We definitely all of us love this job, it’s just passion ❤️!

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Freediving was, for my girlfriend and I, something that we wanted to try since a long time. As a diving instructor working on the island, i heard about Apnea and, when i finally got the free time, decided to give it a try. This experience...More

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Monica G, Owner at Apnea Total - Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Glad you and your girlfriend had a nice experience! Freediving is all about sensations and fellings! Depth and long dives will come on their own time. I hope you keep diving and freediving. Cheers!

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

I had the freediving course and then the advance freediving in April 2017. It was a very good experience, as i have really take a lot of pleasure, particulalry with the "exhale diving", the freefall feeling is just incredible and little bit scary i the...More

Thank Guillaume L
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Monica G, Owner at Apnea Total - Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

The instructors will find solution and right advice for every situation, they are highly trained! Come back for more exhale dives, they are fantastic!!!!!

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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We just did the 1 day 'intro to freediving'. Before signing up we popped in to the shop several times to ask questions about free diving and the structure of the course. All the staff were really friendly and patient and gave us loads of...More

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Monica G, Owner at Apnea Total - Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2017

Thank you guys for trusting us!!! It was very nice to meet you both of you!

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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

When I got to Koh Tao I looked for a free diving club and when I got to Apnea I received an Excellent personal attitude, the course was really fun and professional thanks to my amazing guide Khanut, I highly recommend!I had an amazing experience

Thank Dan G
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Monica G, Owner at Apnea Total - Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thanks for your review!!!

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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

When I was on Koh Tao I decided to do the advanced freediving course with apnea total. I was already level 2 ssi freediver and of course there were some things I knew from the former courses. But nevertheless I felt like the course was...More

Thank Daniel K
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Monica G, Owner at Apnea Total - Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thanks for your review! To be able to express, perform, focus and be underwater you definitely need to feel safe and that is our priority! For all the people they finish the Freediver Course not feeling confident we strongly recommend a coaching session before starting...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

A long time ago I watched the movie "The Big Blue", and since then I was always fascinated by freediving but never felt compelled to do it myself. Until a friend on Koh Phangan suggested I try a two-day course with Apnea Total on Koh...More

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Monica G, Owner at Apnea Total - Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Very good advice! It’s worth to avoid A/C before you come diving. Thanks for your review!

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

If you re thinking about making the very special experience of free diving i highly recomend you to chose Apnea total. They are a good team of very nice people. The course was very interesting and much fun. Theory part was well structured and good...More

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Monica G, Owner at Apnea Total - Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Yes, the course is very personalized as everyone is so diferente in how to approach this amazing experience of being submerged in the ocean while holding your breath. 3 students per instructor it’s the perfect radio! We wouldn’t be able to give all the attention...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

I took the freediver and advanced courses in June, and had a blast! Apnea Total was great all the way, contact and booking, the courses themselves, and the general approach to apnea as a discipline itself. I had Capucine, Juan Pablo, Thomas with me and...More

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Monica G, Owner at Apnea Total - Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thanks for taking time for your review and here we are in case you want to come back for more!!!

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Response from Monica G | Property representative |
Hello, the basic, Freediver Course ( 2 days) 5500THB and the Advanced Freediver Course ( 3 days) 7000THB. For more info and description of the courses visit Apnea Total website.
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