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PADI Freedive Instructor Course

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Turn Your Passion of Diving Into A Career!

If you are passionate about freediving and want to turn it into a career, the PADI Freedive Instructor course is the best option! Live Free Diving is a reputable company with highly experienced instructors and a business savvy team who can help you succeed.

This 5 day intensive course in Palm Beach County, FL will certify you to become a Freedive Instructor and prepare you to start your own Freedive Business! For business owners that would like more guidance on starting their own business, make sure to checkout the additional business workshops Live Free Diving provides, below.


  •  Co-Owner, Kaleigh McBride is currently the first, and only female Freediving Instructor Trainer in Florida. You get to dive with the best!
  • We offer small class sizes, so you can be assured you will have the attention and space you deserve.
  • Live Free Diving owns and operates its own private boat, ‘FINS UP’, a 26-foot Aquasport Osprey. This means more flexibility and time in the water! A U.S. Coast Guard licensed captain will accompany you on open water dives.
  • L.F.D. has the ability to meet students where they are at in their freediving journey.
  • Travel partner relationships to assure that you have the best, and most affordable accommodations when traveling to South Florida for training.
  • Complimentary consultation with the Owners and Chief Growth Expert for L.F.D. on how to create and grow your own freediving business.

What’s Included in the Freedive Instructor Course

  • 3 Confined Water Sessions
  • 3 Open Water Sessions
  • Yoga sessions
  • Student Learning & Instruction
  • Teaching Freediver Workshops & Supervision
  • Safety & Risk Management Techniques
  • Learn Freediving Physiology & Psychology
  • Beginner Business Organizing & Marketing Workshop
  • How to Care For The Environment & How Philanthropy in Your Community Helps
  • Mindfulness & Meditation Techniques

Let Live Free Diving get you on your way to owning your own Freedive Business!


Live Free Diving not only wants to provide you with the best freedive instruction, trainings, and courses…we want you to succeed! Checkout the additional options we have to help you grow and get the most out of your new career!

Instructor Prep: $400 – 5 sessions | $250 – 3 sessions

    • Already a Master Freediver and want to tune up your skills and prepare for the Freedive Instructor Course? Train with Freedive Instructor Trainer, Kaleigh McBride with one on one coaching and feedback during your trainings sessions.

Freediving Advanced Business Workshop & 1:1 Coaching Sessions:  $250 (1 session – 1 hr) | $450 (3 sessions – 1 hr ea.) | $500 (5 sessions – 1 hr ea.)

    • Starting a new business and a new career can be overwhelming at times! Live Free Diving wants to make sure you have the tools and support you need to grow and be successful. During this session(s) you will learn everything Freediving! And, how to market your business, setup and successfully provide dive travel, mentorship to others and more.

Advanced Business Setup & Marketing Package: $1,100 (valued at $1,700)

    • Our Chief Growth Expert, Kami Kreaps will take your business to the next level with creation of your website, booking system consulting, integration, & onboarding. Also, logo creation, business card creation, and rack card or other printed material to be distributed. (does not include cost of printed material)

Freediver Course Shadow: $300 (includes student certifications) | $175 (per day w/o certifications)

    • Shadow a freediver course and earn student certifications!

Professional Photo Package: $250

    • Every new business needs photos! Live Free Diving will provide you with professional in water (and out of water) photos to use for marketing yourself and the courses you will provide in your new business.

Content Creation Photo & Video Package: $250

    • Content is KING (or Queen!) Your new business will need a ton of content to share with potential freedive students and your social media following. This package will give you high quality photos and videos to use for marketing purposes.

If you would like to purchase any package or add on, please email 

Upcoming Course Dates:


  • April 24-28, 2024
  • September 3-8, 2024 (2 spots left)


  • January 2025 (held in Barbados)
  • June 2-7th, 2025 (Palm Beach, FL)
  • September 8-13th, 2025 (Palm Beach, FL)