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October 22, 2020

22 Oct: Depth Induction Rig

22/10/2020 at 5:45 pm - 7:45 pm

4 available spaces left

October 27, 2020

AFC 2020 Club Pool Competition

27/10/2020 - 12/11/2020 at 12:00 am

October 29, 2020

29 Oct: Depth Induction Rig

29/10/2020 at 5:45 pm - 7:45 pm

4 available spaces left

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EVENTS CALENDAR

The Google calendar below shows Auckland Freediving Training weekly sessions, AFC Events, as well as Freediving New Zealand Zoom events. We do our best to keep it up to date, but the club is run by volunteers so contact us or check our Facebook page to confirm if an event is going ahead.

Book Now: Members Pool Training

Book Now: Members Pool Training

Great News! Members pool training is now available for booking!   IMPORTANT INFO: Please Read before booking or attending any training sessions Freediving New Zealand Training Guidelines Please read the new FNZ training guidelines before booking: NZ Government...

Freediving New Zealand Depth Nationals 2020

Freediving New Zealand Depth Nationals 2020

Freedivers from all over New Zealand came together for the AIDA Freediving New Zealand Depth Nationals 2020 on March 13-15 at lake Taupo just in time before the national lockdown due to COVID-19 put all our in-water activities on hold. Reflecting the international...

The Equation of Dynamics Part 2

The Equation of Dynamics Part 2

Read on to get Phil's tips on how to earn more with your dive. Last week I introduced an equation as a way of looking at a dynamic swim: Stroke Cadence * Stroke Speed/force*Stroke Amplitude = Drag Coefficient* Speed Last week we looked at the 'spending' side of the...

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

Hello fellow club members! Following government recommendations on physical distancing, and the official closure of Auckland's libraries, pools and recreational centres, I'm asking you all to join me in setting an example by avoiding unnecessary physical interactions....

Update from our President

Update from our President

Our well being as free divers so often relies on our buddies to keep us safe whilst we do what makes us happy - diving! So right now let's all be the best example of caring for each other: Follow Government advice and self isolate if you feel unwell (any cold symptoms...

The Equation of Dynamics Part 2

The Equation of Dynamics Part 1

Congrats to everyone who participated, competed and volunteered at Depth Nats. It was a fantastic event. Now on to some Pool Training Tips with Phil.  If you break down a length of the pool into a distance to be covered against water's resistance each diver will apply...

The Equation of Dynamics Part 2

Buoyancy Part 2: Weighting for Depth

With FNZ Depth Nationals coming up this weekend, timely to think about depth weighting. For every dive there is an optimum weighting. For a CWT/CNF/FIM dive we normally recommend being neutral at about 10m or 1/3 of the depth. Too heavy and you will start freefall...

The Equation of Dynamics Part 2

Buoyancy Part 1: Weighting for Dynamics

Welcome to March and our first tip in the buoyancy series. For every dive there is an optimum weighting. For a DNF/DYN dive we normally recommend being both neutral overall and pitch neutral (head up/down) at the depth you will be swimming. This is so that you present...