These training seminars are addressed to those Spearos who have gone through the pre-requisite training procedures of the SI training organization and wish to specialize by delving into a specific spearfishing subject of their choice.
The purpose of the training seminar and the trainers is for the participants to acquire fully specialized knowledge and skills on a selected subject.
At the end of the seminar, you will be considered an expert on the specialty you attended.
During the theoretical part of these programs, all those subjects that associate with the chosen specialty are analyzed and lay the foundations for the better understanding and performance of the candidates. In the courses that take place in in our auditorium or electronically through a special platform, all those useful information that will prepare the participants for their upcoming visits to the sea and/or the pool are analyzed.
Subsequently, in the practical part of the training seminar, the participants, through the corresponding visits to the sea and/or the pool, perform a predetermined series of customized exercises in order to lay the right foundations and experiences in the selected subject.
List of Specialties
Spearfishing Guide (Tour organizer – VIP personal Training – Buddy Coaching)
The Spearfishing Guide specialty is designed for certified underwater hunters Level 3 *** / Master Spearo, who are interested in learning those details about how to become a successful specialized tours guide. You will learn how to plan, prepare and deliver daily and multi-day “Live on Board” trips.
Advanced Equalization Techniques for Spearfishing
Advanced Equalization Techniques for Spearfishing specialty is designed for Spearfishing Level 3 *** / Master Spearo certified underwater hunters who are interested in developing middle ear pressure equalization techniques in order to dive more comfortably and quietly. It is also focused on improving the speed and efficiency of a series of equalization maneuvers, which is very important in the application of the technique of variable weights.
Freediving Training applied to Spearfishing
The “Freediving Training applied to Spearfishing” specialty is designed for certified Spearfishing Level 3 *** / Master Spearo underwater hunters who are interested in further improving their performance. This specialty can be combined with that of “Competitive Spearfishing”.
The “Deep Spearfishing” specialty is designed for certified Spearfishing Level 3 *** / Master Spearo underwater hunters who have also been certified Freediving Level 3 *** / MASTER FREEDIVER freedivers and aim at fish species that are met in the deeper zones. This specialty can be combined with that of “Variable Weights”.
The “Variable Weights” specialty is designed for certified third-level underwater hunters (Spearfishing Level 3 *** / Master Spearo) who are also certified third-level divers (Freediving Level 3 *** / MASTER FREEDIVER) and aim at trophies fish species that are found in the deeper zones. This specialty can be combined with those of “Deep Spearfishing” and “Competitive Spearfishing”.
Blue Water Hunting
The specialty of “Blue Water Hunting” is addressed to the certified underwater hunters of Spearfishing Level 2 ** / Advanced Spearo, who are interested in traveling to the ocean and/or hunting large pelagic prey. This specialty can be combined with that of the “Spearfishing Guide”.
The maintenance and configuration of a speargun is essential part of underwater hunting. The “Speargun Workshop” specialty is designed for all those underwater hunters who want to be able to properly select, customize or repair the most important piece of their equipment, the speargun.
The specialty of “Target Shooting” is designed for those who want to unlock the secrets of systematically successful shots, but also for all those shooting fans who want to engage in the sport of underwater shooting and take part in a competition.
The specialty of “Spearfishing Videography” is designed for those who want to learn the basics of capturing underwater video. During the course you will learn about underwater cameras and housings, information about the video editing software of smartphones and PCs, the combination of appropriate lighting and visibility conditions for capturing worthy footage, and the basic principles of archiving and processing the raw footage.
The specialty of “Pole Spearing” is designed for those certified Spearfishing Level 2 ** / Advanced Spearo underwater hunters, who are interested in traveling to areas where the use of the classic speargun is prohibited or who want to raise the level of difficulty of catching a prey.
Documents and conditions of participation
- Τhe participant must be over 16 or 18 years old accordingly
- Identity Card or Passport
- Medical certificate issued within the last 12 months (not required for the specialties “Speargun Workshop” and “Fish Finder – GPS use and applications”)
- Disclaimer form (to be completed at the beginning of the procedure)
- Parental consent document in case the interested party is under 18 years old
- Freediving Certification, according to the level of prerequisites of each specialty or if the participant is an experienced free diver, a certificate from an active Freediving instructor that the necessary conditions of knowledge and performance are met. (Can be provided by us after the necessary theoretical and practical evaluation process)
- Spearfishing Certification according to the level of prerequisites of each specialty, or SI Cross Staging certificate or if the participant is an experienced spearo, a certificate from an active SI spearfishing instructor that the necessary knowledge and performance requirements are met. (Can be provided by us after the necessary theoretical and practical evaluation process)