The Apnea & Surf Survival course is back in California. Don’t miss it!

Apnea & Surf Survival Training is invaluable for anyone who spends time in the ocean: surfers, lifeguards, distance swimmers and divers. Increase your survival potential and improve your breath hold skills in our full 2 day seminar. Hawaii Eco Divers brings the Apnea Training and Surf Survival course back to California, October 2019. Big Wave Surfer and Professional Diver Ricardo Taveira, founder of Hawaii Eco Divers, has been teaching Apnea and Surf Survival for years, improving surfer...

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APNEA & SURF SURVIVAL TRAINING ON OAHU! DON’T MISS IT
APNEA & SURF SURVIVAL TRAINING ON OAHU! DON’T MISS IT

The main thing you will learn is to oxygenate your body more efficiently. The results? More focus, energy, and increased breath hold ability in the water, which boosts your performance and safety — key ingredients for survival. Next course: July 21stand 22nd on Oahu, HI — lifeguards don’t pay! Apnea students, in Chile, ready to train! After teaching more than 150 surfers, lifeguards, distance swimmers, and divers in Brazil and Chile in April, May and June, Hawaii Eco Divers is offeri...

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Veteran North Shore surfer, Chris Owens, uses apnea training to survive a massive wipeout at Mavericks, California.

Chris Owens surviving at Mavericks, California. The Apnea & Surf Survival training has been saving lives. This time, veteran surfer from the North Shore and legendary ocean paddler Chris Owens survived a massive 1 minute wipe out at Maverick during the historical swell that hit the West Coast of the United States a few days ago. The giant swell that was considered one of the biggest of the last 20 years according to experts surf forecasters, was too big for the Mavericks Big Wave inv...

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XXL Swell at Waimea Bay – How I overcame my fears to surf at one of the biggest days in recent years.

The swell came in a lot earlier and bigger than predicted.  It was also the first large swell of the Hawaiian winter season. It clearly became a XXL day by mid morning and 25 foot sets closed out the Bay every 20 minutes making almost impossible to paddle out.   Giant Waimea Bay. Photo Terry Reis By 8:00 Am on November 26th, Waimea Bay was closing out.  A handful of surfers were already outside, they timed the sets well and all managed to paddle out through the channel without any...

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The surfing season is on in Hawaii! Don’t miss the next Apnea & Surf Survival course in Oahu.

Apnea & Surf Survival Hawaii The surfing season is on in Hawaii! And the Apnea Training is invaluable for surfers to improve their breath hold ability and safety in the water. After going to Brazil (September), Chile (October), and California (November), the course is back to Oahu on December 12th and 13th. The goal This course is designed with only one goal in mind: increase the participants’ breath hold ability in tense situations underwater, while remaining calm and in total contr...

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NEW SCUBA DIVER GUIDE: Why does my wet suit give me a rash?

"Every time I scuba dive, I end up with chaffing on my body. What do I do to stop this from happening?" ---------------------------- Hello Diver! Thank you for asking this question! Don’t feel alone in this problem – lots of divers experience this. Getting a wetsuit rash or light burn, while unpleasant, is not uncommon. This happened to one of our very own staff, Jessica! We have referred to her to provide an answer to your question. ---------------------------- Hey there! ...

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Apnea for Surfers seminar in Oahu, April 28 and 29th.

Hawaii Eco Divers - Apnea Training for surfers in Oahu "Lifeguards never pay!" Apnea For Surfers Seminar: April 28 and 29 Beginning this Saturday April 28th, Hawaii Eco Divers will be hosting an "Apnea for Surfers,"  two-day weekend seminar in Honolulu that will be focusing on all aspects of physiology and safety behind breath hold training. Here we will perform numerous breathing exercises to improve ventilation and breath hold during the theory development portion of the seminar on ...

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Apnea & Surf Survival course in Oahu, Hawaii

The new surf season in Hawaii is here.  Get ready and start training apnea & surf survival. Thank God we are finally surfing again!  With the start of new surfing season, one thing comes to mind, it's going to get big soon!  And the question is, how prepared are you?  With this in mind, Hawaii Eco Divers scheduled another apnea class in October, to accommodate surfers who have already taken the course before and new comers who are willing to take the course for the first time. One thing...

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Apnea training reaches lifeguards, surfers and marine officials in Chile
Apnea training reaches lifeguards, surfers and marine officials in Chile

South American surfers and lifeguards are having the opportunity to participate of the apnea and survival training season that Hawaii Eco Divers is offering in Brazil, Chile and Peru. In May, the training happened in Valparaiso (CHI), Pichilemu (CHI), Sao Paulo - Boissucanga (BRA) and Rio de Janeiro (BRA), and next week it will head to Pico Alto (PER). The course is taught by surfer and professional diver Ricardo Taveira, who already trained world-renowned surfers like Nathan Fletcher, Adriano d...

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HEW apnea training in South America
HEW apnea training in South America

  Hawaii Eco Divers’s Apnea and Surf Survival Training is making its way to South America in May. The course will be held in Peru, Brazil and Chile. The main purpose of the training is to prepare surfers to be able to overcome the mental challenges associated with breath hold during a long underwater hold down.   Developed by surfer, professional diver and owner at Hawaii Eco Divers, Ricardo Taveira, the program involves theory development, pool sessions, breathin...

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