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New apnea training class coming up

a group of people swimming in the water

Another edition of Hawaii Eco Divers Apnea and Surf Survival Training is coming up on September 24th and 25th (Saturday and Sunday) on Oahu, Hawaii. The training includes theoretical and practical knowledge  for athletes to manage apnea and emotional control in the water, especially in risk situations. “It involves exercises to strengthen and expand the respiratory muscles, as well as wipe outs and rescues simulations,” says Ricardo.

The course is taught by surfer, professional diver and owner of Hawaii Eco Divers, Ricardo Taveira, who already trained world-renowned surfers like Nathan Fletcher, Adriano de Souza, Jamie Sterling and Filipe Toledo and many others, including respected lifeguards of Hawaii and other places.

On the first day, the course will take place at the Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center, in Aiea, and on the second bay it will happen on the waters of Waimea Bay, on the North Shore.

Another training season in South America

The training is also making its way to Chile and Brazil for a new South American season in October, where Ricardo will train surfers, professionals of the ocean and other people interested on having a better performance in the water considering their breathing skills.

Contact us for more information for the training in Hawaii and South America: [email protected]

See below some pictures of the previous classes:


Students learn techiniques of how to to improve their breath hold skills


Practical activities in Waimea Bay, on the North Shore of Oahu


Pool training and exercises in the ocean are included in the training


The instructor Ricardo Taveira is a surfer and professional diver