Open water freediving Molchanovs course
on Koh Tao on 15 to 22 May 2023

  • 15 – 22 May 2023
  • Koh Tao, Thailand
We invite you to the Molchanov's open water training course which will take place in Thailand on the Koh Tao, which means turtle island in Thai. The smallest and farthest from the mainland of the group of islands (Koh Samui, Koh Phangan, Koh Tao). Possesses its own unforgettable color, with quiet little lagoons and snow-white beaches. Not as touristy as Samui and Pangan.
Departure will take 5-7 days. Available depths close to shore in five minutes flippers or 10-15 minutes by boat, depending on the level of students.
Accommodation is possible in hotels, bungalows or apartments right by the water. You can book accommodation on specialized resources.
Please note that we will dive in the water +28 ° C, so the equipment must be chosen according to personal preferences and capabilities.

Freediving instructor for Molchanovs systems.
Master of Sports in Underwater sports and Member of the Russian national team from 2016 to 2020.
Winner and prize-winner of the Russian championships in freediving, holder of national records.
The participant of The World and European Championships.

A supporter of a healthy lifestyle, practices a soft (but persistent) approach to learning.

+66 82 784 78 63
Participation options
Molchanovs Freediving course (W1, W2), including certification. The course lasts for 5 days.
The price on payment before 10.05.2023 is 400$.
Advance payment of $ 150 is required. Advance payment is not refundable.
450 $
One-time open water freediving session.
45 $
Course information
Dates: 15 to 22 May 2023.


Koh Tao, Thailand

Dive location and conditions:
  • Sairee Beach;
  • Depth: 35 – 40 meters;
  • Visibility: 15 – 20 meters;
  • Water surface temperature: +28 °C. Due to the appearance / change of wind, small currents at a depth of 30-35 meters are possible (varies depending on weather conditions and currents);
  • Diving is carried out from a buoy;
  • Distance from the coast: 10-15 minutes by boat.

Tentative schedule*:
15.05.2023 – arrival and acclimatization
16.05.2023 – freediving training
17.05.2023 – freediving training
18.05.2023 – rest and recovery
19.05.2023 – freediving training
20.05.2023 – freediving training
21.05.2023 – rest and recovery
22.05.2023 – freediving training/departure

* There may be changes in the schedule due to weather conditions.
Thus, the duration of the open water trip will be 6 days.

Preliminary schedule of the training day:
  • morning (8:30 – 11:30) – dry warm-up/preparation/specialized exercises to master blowout and depth training,
  • evening (17:00 – 18:00) – mistakes analisys and troubleshooting.

Accommodation and meals:
  • There is a large variety of hotels, bungalows and apartments on the island. We recommend you use a dedicated booking services. If you need help, feel free to contact
  • Variety of cafes and restaurants for your taste.
  • Markets/grocery stores/supermarkets.
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