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PADI Basic Mermaid™

PADI Basic Mermaid™

Regular price $200.00 USD
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A 1 day certification course with a certified PADI Mermaid Instructor. Thru a class and in-water session (in a pool or a location with pool-like conditions), learn the basics about swimming safely with a mermaid tail.

The course combines learning supporting knowledge and principles with a confined water skill development session to introduce the fun of fundamental mermaid swimming, diving, and breathholding skills. The course covers mermaid diving’s background and culture, primary safety considerations, equipment, and basic water skills.

Requirements to enroll:

~ Be at least 6 years old

~ No prior snorkeling, skin diving, or freediving course completion is required

~ Participants must be able to swim 25m/80ft and float for 3 minutes unassisted & without swim aids

~ Able to float comfortably at the surface for at least 3 minutes

~ Be in good physical health*


~ Independent study using the PADI Basic Mermaid eLearning

~ A pool, or pool-like, session to learn and practice basic mermaid diving skills, problem prevention, and handling, and how to make mermaid dives

Required equipment:

Monofin & mermaid tail

Mask, snorkel, and fins

Wetsuit is recommended

* In order to participate in PADI courses or programs, all student divers must complete paperwork, such as a brief medical questionnaire.

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