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Craig

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First time looking at Freediving. Can I get a brief description of what "packing" is and what "apnea" is. Also what are people referring to when they talk about contraction?

Thanks,
Craig
 

okiecaver

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Hey Craig, fellow newbie here....

Lets try to coordinate our questions so we don't have to repeat each other.


Alot of the terms are unfamilar to me, too. Until I can get some formal training, is there a website with definitions, or maybe a basic guide/coursebook?

Thanks in advance and dive safe,
Brock.

PS- going cave diving this weekend - WOOHOOO!!!!
 

okiecaver

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Thanks Aubie!

I'm also ordering Terry Maas' freediving handbook.

Hopefully with that and some luck finding a good buddy I can start training.

dive safe
Brock
 

Jon

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Brock,

If you have access to a shop that does NAUI tec or IANTD classes you can order the NAUI book or the IANTD book on the subject. The MAAS book is a good start and these two books will add a bit of "depth" to your information. ;)

Jon
 
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