Freediving Club Greece has brought together world class Freediving Athletes and Watermen from around the globe each offering their expertise in specially adapted courses and training events.
- Stavros Kastrinakis
Stavros has pretty much lived in the sea his entire life – learning to swim as soon as he could walk and learning to spearfish before he was 6 yrs old he developed a close bond to the sea and breath hold diving.
A member of the Greek National Freediving team since 2005 he has participated in practically all the AIDA World Championships ever since as an athlete, safety diver, team coach or organizer.
Stavros is one of the deepest freedivers in the World and the current World Record Holder in the AIDA Variable Ballast discipline with a dive to 146m. Having set more than 10 National Depth Records, including No-Limits dives to 162m depth, Stavros also holds the World Record in Tandem No-Limits diving with Andrea Zuccari with a dive to 126m :)
A full time AIDA Instructor Trainer since 2007 he is currently one of the top AIDA Instructor Trainers in the World having organized and taught hundreds of freediving courses and seminars.
Founder of Freediving Club Greece and organizer of the 2011 & 2013 as well as the coming 2016 AIDA World Championships, he still looks for every opportunity to take a deep plunge in some of the coolest spots around the globe and help guide you on your own cool freediving adventure… AIDA Instructor Trainer, AIDA International Judge, Lifeguard Instructor, CMAS Instructor, DAN EFR / O2 Certified.
- Harry Chamas
Harry has spent the past 7 years exploring both above and below the ocean.
He has Solo Kayaked 750km along open ocean in Australia, Guided scuba divers all over the world, sailed around the Pacific and Kayaked without assistance around the remote islands of Vanuatu for 2 months.
He has been fanatic about freediving and teaching freediving for 6 years. Both his teaching and personal training focus on technique and relaxation. Once the technique is mastered the diver is free to explore deeper states of relaxation until a dive can be done without so much as a conscious thought.
This state is his ultimate goal for himself and his students. He has completed his yoga teacher training in India and practices regularly, incorporating some yoga techniques into his teaching style.
PB's CWT 69m - CNF 50m - FI 63m
- Thomas Zurbach
Thomas began swimming at 6. Then he continue with the Finswimming and spearfishing.
After a career in banking as asset manager and internal auditor he decided to change his life and live his passions.
This is after spending a month in Kalamata in the summer of 2015, he decided that it was the perfectplace to start his new life.
Thomas is CMAS instructor, AIDA instructor, FNPSA instructor (french federation of spearfisching).
- Roxane Nicholls
Roxane have been traveling around the world for years. She has pushed her limits through adventures in east Europe, India, and Vanuatu.
She discovered yoga and freediving in Australia and quickly became passionate about it.
In very little time she became two time Belgian Freediving national record holder and completed her yoga teacher training in India.
Constantly evolving and learning, she continues to be amazed by the endless teachings and possibilities that freediving and yoga have to offer.