Discover the Depths with Apnea Boom: CMAS 1☆-Star Freediver Course

CMAS 1-Star Freediver Course Sal Island Cabo Verde

Welcome to Apnea Boom: Your Gateway to Freediving Excellence

Welcome to Apnea Boom, located on the beautiful Sal Island, Cabo Verde. Whether you are a beginner eager to explore the underwater world or looking to advance your freediving skills, our CMAS 1-Star Freediver course is the perfect starting point. Our expert instructors, state-of-the-art facilities, and stunning dive sites provide the ideal environment for your freediving journey.

Why Choose the CMAS 1-Star Freediver Course?

The CMAS 1-Star Freediver course is an internationally recognized certification that provides a comprehensive introduction to the sport of freediving. Under the guidance of certified CMAS instructors, you will learn essential techniques, including breath-hold, proper finning techniques, and effective equalization methods. Our structured course ensures you gain both theoretical knowledge and practical skills in a safe and supportive environment.

Course Itinerary

Test Results

At the end of the course, you will be evaluated through a written exam and practical assessments. Successful candidates will earn the CMAS 1-Star Freediver certification, allowing them to dive up to 18 meters worldwide.

Pros and Cons of the CMAS 1-Star Freediver Course



Addressing Your Concerns

At Apnea Boom, we understand that starting a new sport can come with questions and concerns. Here’s how we address them:

Safety Concerns

Our courses prioritize safety above all else. We provide extensive training in safety protocols and emergency procedures, ensuring you feel confident and secure underwater.


We offer flexible payment plans and equipment rental options to make our courses more accessible. Investing in your freediving education is a step towards a lifetime of underwater exploration and adventure.

Physical Fitness

Our courses are designed for all fitness levels. We include conditioning exercises to improve your diving performance, ensuring you progress at a comfortable pace.


The CMAS 1-Star Freediver course is the first step in a structured progression path. From here, you can advance to 2-Star and 3-Star courses, eventually becoming a high-level athlete or professional instructor.

Course Schedule

The CMAS 1-Star Freediver course at Apnea Boom is conducted over three days, with each day dedicated to specific training modules:

Join Apnea Boom and Start Your Freediving Journey Today!

Imagine diving into the crystal-clear waters of Cabo Verde, exploring underwater landscapes with confidence and skill. Start your journey with Apnea Boom and discover the thrill of freediving!

Start your 1☆ Star CMAS course today!

Ready to dive in? Enroll in our CMAS 1-Star Freediver course today for just 295 EUR. Visit our main page to learn more and book your spot now! Dive in with Apnea Boom – where your underwater adventure begins.

About Apnea Boom

Евгений Смирнов - руководитель команды Тритоны

   Founder – Evgeny Smirnoff

  • CMAS certified instructor
  • Moscow Apnea Championship winner (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Static Breath Hold over 6:49"
  • Dynamic Apnea 128 m
  • Dynamic Apnea with bifins 181 m
  • Dynamic Apnea with monofin 204 m
  • Constant Weight Dive 52 m

Why Apnea Boom?

Advanced Training Education

100% satisfaction with your results

Freediving is a Family Sport

Private training and individual lessons

Join us now!

Start freediving today!

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Santa Maria, Ilha da Sal
Cape Verde