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  1. xristos

    Muscle fiber types

    There is debate in freediving, and I stumbled upon one in another forum, is it unaerobic or aerobic sport. But why does it matter? Most will answer, to train appropriately. In my opinion the answer lies in fiber types. The less slow oxidative fibers we have, the lower Vo2max (?) will be and...
  2. S

    Fluid Goggles for freediving

    Hello to everyone, I'm Steve from Italy, physical engineer and freediving instructor. Recently i've finished my project (over 2 years of math, prototype, adjust and repeat) and start mass production (to get lower the price) of Fluid Goggles for freediving. Attached can find some photos...
  3. tgybels

    Gopro mount for the IST Dolphin tech Pro?

    Hi everyone! I bought this mask because I have had ear problems in the past. Does any of you know whether there is a GoPro mount that firts this mask? Cheers, Tristan
  4. Patrick Swartenbroekx

    Freediving and the media, a love-hate story?

    https://conservationfreedivers.com/freediving-and-the-media/ The late Netflix show, Home Game, brought a strong light on the discipline of freediving, showing to the masses what this discipline is about… The show focuses mainly on the sensationalist aspects of the sport, and in the process do...
  5. Stephan Whelan

    Podcast The DeeperBlue Podcast Launches Today

    We're very excited to announce that after months of preparation we are launching the DeeperBlue Podcast today. It is available right now via Apple Podcast, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcast, or wherever you get your podcasts. The 30-minute magazine-format podcast is your weekly guide to...
  6. IG: onebreath_freediving

    New here. What is your favorite diving site?

    Hi there I am from Taiwan, a newbie here, been doing freediving for years, just wondering anyone here been to Taiwan before? I have been to a lot of famous diving places like Palau, Maldives, Philippines, Indonesia....etc., I can proudly tell you that many small islands in Taiwan can be compared...
  7. Bcladi

    Free diving/spearfishing in Denmark

    My first post here. Just moved to Denmark and looking to meet other divers and spear fishers. Let me know if you are looking for a diving buddy or if you know of someone who is! Also any info on diving spots would be a plus! I live in Copenhagen but would be willing to travel to surrounding...
  8. Joe.spear

    SCORKL for spearfishing

    i was wondering what all of your opinions are regarding those scrokl things and knock off ones and wether you think they're safe?
  9. Joe.spear

    Spearfishing help

    Hi all, i found this forum and wondered wether you guys can help, i live in london and go to cornwall a lot - falmouth, i was wondering what your guys advice would be, i'm 15 weight 46kg and would like to get a speargun recommended to me i can do pull ups/chin ups about 5, and how long should i...
  10. T

    Question Airofit review

    Is Airofit worthy to have if your breath hold number not bad but it cans be better and longer?
  11. Cityslicker

    Alabama Gulfcoast friends

    Fairly new to the area, moved here from Hawaii and was trying to get back into freediving by finding some freediving or spearfishing friends nearby.
  12. J

    Need freedive lobster hunting buddy in San Diego

    Hey lobster divers, I am looking for another daring diver that would want to join in on the lobster season with me. My wife doesn't want me to dive (or die) alone in the ocean at night searching for these elusive critters. There is safety in pairs. I live in San Diego so this is were we would...
  13. P

    wetsuit thickness.

    So i was looking through the internet and i realized there was a lack of guides for choosing wetsuit thickness for freediving. Most posts were for scuba diving suits which we all know are different from freediving suits in purpose. So i decided to make this post on my opinion about how thick...
  14. J

    Freediving With Whales

    Hello DB Community! I am looking for a buddy (or small group) of Freedivers who is keen for some underwater encounters with large marine mammals (Whales) sometime in 2020. Location can be explored as there are many around the world, and I am pretty flexible when it comes to travelling...
  15. S

    Freediving and Lasik Surgery

    Hi, Has anyone does freediving, spearfishing and the likes, with Lasik / corrective eye surgery done? Just wondering the possible effects as there's no research on it. Thanks!!
  16. Apneista Freediving Bali

    Course Freediving Internship in Bali

    Want to spend 3 months in beautiful Amed to improve your freediving skills, dive in the stunning reefs of North East Bali, get your SSI Level 3 as part of our Masters program, and become part of the Apneista freediving family? Join our internship program! Spots are available from mid- October...
  17. N

    Specifics of combining freediving with ice cold water swimming

    Hi everyone. I am curious about one topic and I could not find much about it online. I am interested in freediving in very cold water and I want to learn more about the specifics of dynamic apnea under ice. There is a ton of info on dynamic apnea and on cold water swimming separately. But not...
  18. T

    Diving with Pygmy Killer Whales in Fiji

  19. wolfbuckley

    First Post Ever! Freediving along the Red Sea in Eygpt this September, any advice on gear rentals or dive spots??

    First time poster not sure if i'm in the right section, please redirect me if i'm wrong. Traveling to Eygpt in September is it better for me bring my own gear from home (Australia), or just rent out some gear when i get there? Obliviously i'll most likely bring my mask and snorkel because i'm...
  20. mil84

    Question Mask volume and "compressibility ratio"? Why its important?

    So far I always read, the lower volume the better and there is nothing else to care about. I understand basic logic - the smaller volume, the easier to equalize. But then I read some threads on this forum, and some users often mention things like "compressibility ratio". I even found a post...
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