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The Apnea & Surf Survival course is going to Tahiti

The Apnea and Surf Survival course will be in Tahiti for the first time. This course is invaluable for anyone who spends time in the ocean: surfers, lifeguards, distance swimmers and divers. Increase your energy levels and improve your breath hold skills in this 3 days seminar. After this course you will breathe deeper, hold…

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July 24, 2023

Apnea & Surf Survival – Puerto Escondido, Mexico

Apnea & Surf Survival – Puerto Escondido, Mexico Apnea & Surf Survival Training es invaluable para cualquiera que pase tiempo en el océano: surfistas, Salvavidas , nadadores de distancia y buceadores. ¡Aumenta tu potencial de supervivencia y mejora tus habilidades para contener la respiración tomando este curso que cambiará la forma en que respiras y…

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March 29, 2022

Apnea & Surf Survival course. From Hawaii to The Netherlands in January 2020

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 by taking this course that will change the way you breathe and surf forever!  All Surfers welcome! Apnea & Surf Survival in Holland Hawaii…

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December 4, 2019

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…

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September 3, 2019


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…

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July 10, 2019

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…

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December 21, 2018

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…

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December 3, 2018

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…

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December 2, 2018

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….

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August 3, 2018

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…

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April 26, 2018

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…

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September 16, 2017

Apnea training reaches lifeguards, surfers and marine officials in Chile

In the vibrant heart of South America, a wave of empowerment sweeps through the coastal communities as Hawaii Eco Divers brings its renowned apnea and survival training to the shores of Chile, Brazil, and Peru. This initiative, led by the esteemed surfer and professional diver Ricardo Taveira, has begun its transformative journey in May, touching…

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June 3, 2016

John John Florence wins Eddie Aikau 2016

John John Florence Triumphs at the Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational 2016 On February 25, 2016, the legendary shores of Waimea Bay on Oahu’s North Shore were witness to a historic moment in surfing history. Hawaiian native John John Florence, at the young age of 23, captured the title at the ninth edition of the…

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February 27, 2016

Eddie Aikau is happening

This prestigious event, deeply rooted in the rich tapestry of Hawaiian surfing culture, transcends the boundaries of a mere sporting competition. It stands as a profound and heartfelt tribute to the legendary Hawaiian waterman and hero, Eddie Aikau, whose spirit continues to resonate with surf enthusiasts and ocean lovers across the globe. Waimea Bay, with…

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February 8, 2016

Historic surf season in January

Historic Surf Season in January: El Niño January 30, 2016, marked a remarkable period in the world of surfing, particularly for the Hawaiian archipelago. Renowned for his contributions to Waves, a Brazilian portal specializing in surf, Ricardo Taveira, the owner of Hawaii Eco Divers, shared his insights in a recently published article. Taveira, a seasoned…

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January 30, 2016

HED team member volunteers to help false killer whale

In the gentle embrace of the Hawaiian shores, where the spirit of Aloha flourishes, a story unfolded in early November that touched the hearts of many and underscored the profound connection between humans and the marine world. At Keiki Beach, on the pristine North Shore of Oahu, a young false killer whale found itself in…

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November 22, 2015