Siquijor Freediving Training Camp 

March 13-15, 2020 on Siquijor Island, Philippines

Join us and freediving world champion Thibault Guignés this March 13 to 15th, 2020 on Siquijor Island for an exclusive freediving training camp on one of the most beautiful islands in the Philippines!


Thibault Guignés is one of the deepest human beings alive today and one of the top competitive athletes world-wide. His personal bests include 117 meters (384 feet) in Free Immersion (FIM) and 110 meters (361 feet) in Constant Weight with Bi-Fins (CWT-b). He's also an amazing coach and person!

Thibault sinking in free immersion
Thibault sinking in free immersion

Thibault sinking down at Dean's Blue Hole, Bahamas. Photo by Daan Verhoeven.

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Thibault celebrating a white card
Thibault celebrating a white card

Thibault celebrating after a perfect dive. Photo by Daan Verhoeven.

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Rising after a long and deep dive
Rising after a long and deep dive

Coming up with the safety team at Dean's Blue Hole, Bahamas. Photo by Daan Verhoeven.

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Thibault sinking in free immersion
Thibault sinking in free immersion

Thibault sinking down at Dean's Blue Hole, Bahamas. Photo by Daan Verhoeven.

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What's Included in the Training Camp?

  • All levels of freedivers welcome!

  • Freediving equipment and dive shop access

  • Marine and sanctuary fees 

  • Boat access to top freediving dive sites

  • Sponsored by Alchemy (Get 10% off any Alchemy fins)

  • Personalized coaching by Thibault Guignés

  • Professional filming and photography

  • Learn advanced freediving techniques and skills

  • Improve your FIM and CWT-B depths

  • Three open water depth dives to improve your PB

  • A recreational wall dive on the last day

  • Join us for an island excursion to underwater caves

  • Discover one of the most natural islands in the Philippines

  • Instruction available in English, French, Italian and Spanish


COST: 250 $USD Per Person

Freediving on Siquijor Island 

Out on the boat
One of our dive sites
Along the cliffs
Clean island waters
Can you spot us?
The southwest coast
The sunsets

Training Camp Schedule

Day 1: March 13, 2020
8AM: Briefing, discussion of training goals/design training program + Theory (c. 2 hours) – CWTb Masterclass – Breathing routine 
10AM: Depth Dive Session #1 (c. 1.5 hours) - Warmup dives - Relaxation at depth and dive preparation - Technique practice + filming of technique 
12PM: Lunch Break at Local Eatery 
2PM: Post-Dive Review (c. 2 hours) - Video Analysis of technique – Depth workshop: a personal approach.
Day 2: March 14, 2020
8AM: Stretching workshop, FIM Masterclass (c. 2 hour) 
10AM: Depth Dive Session #2 (c. 1.5 hours) - Implementation of new techniques/skills - Practice and filming techniques 
12 PM: Lunch + Break 
2PM: Video Analysis + discussion 
3PM: Fun Recreational Dive (c. 1-1.5 hours)
Day 3: March 15, 2020
8AM: Deep Equalization workshop, Mental preparation (c. 2 hours) 
10AM: Depth Dive Session #3 (c. 1.5 hours) - Maximum attempts session - Implement psychology of deep freediving skills and technical skills 
12:00PM: Lunch + Break 
2PM: Island excursion - Exploring hidden coastal beaches - Freediving in underwater caves 
5PM: Dinner together + drinks! 


Sponsored by Alchemy Fins

The Siquijor Training Camp is sponsored by Alchemy Fins, one of the top manufacturers of carbon freediving fins. 

Alchemy is used by the best freediving athletes in the world to set the deepest of records. 

Join us on March 13-15, 2020 on Siquijor Island and you'll receive 10% off any Alchemy bi-fins purchase. 

Register your spot now!

Since this event will be highly personalized, we will keep the number of participants low. Places are filling up quickly, so if you wish to reserve a spot in the training camp please contact us as soon as possible. 

A 50% deposit is required to reserve your place. Full payment is required two weeks prior to the start of the training camp on March 13th, 2020. Contact us for payment options. 

We hope to see you there!


How To Get Here

We are located on the southwest part of Siquijor Island in Maite, San Juan. Whether you land in Siquijor town or Larena, we're only a short ride away.

A short ferry ride from Dumaguete City, Negros and you will arrive at the port of Siquijor. From there ask any tricycle driver to bring you to the Republika Beach Bar and Siquijor Divers Dive Shop.

You can also arrive directly from Cebu City, Cebu or Tagbilaran City,Bohol via ferry to the port of Larena. Then, a little longer, but beautiful, tricycle ride will bring you to us in Maite, San Juan.


If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us!


Food & Lodging

Republika Beach Bar

Our dive shop is next to one of the best restaurants and bars on the island. 

With on-site lodging ranging from dormitories to private beach front houses, we've got you covered when you get here. 

Our dive shop bar, the Republika Beach Bar, is perfectly located at our dive shop and ready to serve you delicious local foods and top quality cocktails. After your freediving session of course!

Messages us for other food and lodging options. We're happy to help!

Republika Beach Bar on Siqijor Island, Philippines.