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Apnea Canarias

Apnea Canarias Freediving Centre (Tenerife & Lanzarote)

Is one of the most recognized freediving schools in the world.

It was initially established in Radazul (Tenerife - Canary Islands) and since 2008 it has been promoting freediving activities through courses and training sessions. More than 3,000 students came through our school for training sessions or courses, and most of the world class freedivers have gone through ApneaCanarias as part of their annual training.

All this has been possible thanks not only for the excellent freediving conditions we have in Radazul Bay but also because of our facilities and professionalism. In addition to these, the excellent weather of the island all year round and its proximity to Europe makes Radazul one of the  best freediving spots in the world.

Who we are

Miguel Lozano and Santiago Jakas are two freedivers and friends who decided to turn their passion into their profession and started the first freediving centre in Spain, in the beautiful island of Tenerife (Canary Islands).

Miguel Lozano,  is a professional freediver specialized in depth disciplines. In the 2015 AIDA Depth World Championship (Cyprus) was proclaimed world runner-up in two of the three depth disciplines: constant weight without fins (CNF) and free immersion (FIM).

In 2016 he went down to -122 meters deep in FIM during the Caribbean Cup open competition in Roatán (Honduras), this achievement still today ranks as the second deepest person in the world in this discipline, only 2 meters away from the current world record (-124mts).

He has also been the first Spanish man to reach the depth of -100mts in "constant weight" discipline ( finning ) and -76mts without fins.

  • Miguel is AIDA, SSI and PADI freediving Instructor Trainer and also Apnea Academy and FEDAS instructor.
  • Personal best’s: -100m CWT / -122m FIM / -83m CNF / 8’23’’ STA

 

Santiago Jakas  is one of the best freedivers in Spain with an extensive experience in competitions (Spanish static record holder in 2008/09/10) and has been teaching freediving since 2010. He is also AIDA judge since 2013 and has coached and organized most of Miguel Lozano’s records attempts.

  • He is the main responsible and co-owner of Apnea Canarias centres both in Tenerife and Lanzarote
  • Santiago is AIDA and PADI freediving Instructor Trainer and also SSI and FEDAS instructor.
  • Personal best’s: -80m CWT / -80m FIM / -60m CNF / 7’12’’ STA

 

Omar Mourad, manager and instructor of Apnea Canarias Tenerife since 2014. He is a person with a long experience in freediving. Has worked in several schools and coached many freedivers on the past years. Omar has also a very strong spear-fishing background, with a great knowledge in this field of the sport.

  • He is AIDA, SSI and PADI freediving instructor.
  • Personal best’s: -60mts CWT / -60mts FIM / 6 '30' 'STA
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Facilities: 
Our school is located within the premises of the marina in the coast of Radazul, just 15 km away from the capital, Santa Cruz de Tenerife and only 20 minutes drive from north airport. Our facilities are just a few meters from the sea and with excellent conditions for freediving: depth near the coast, clear water, good water temperature (25ºC in summer and 18ºC in winter) and excellent weather almost all year round. We have fixed training lines at different depths (-20, -35, -50, -75 mts, ...) to train at different levels and within swimming distance from the coast. This makes Radazul Bay in one of the world's best places for deep training. Our freediving centre has all the amenities and quality services: hot showers, freediving equipment from the best brands for the student, dry and wet area where to store your equipment, rental and sale material, chillout area with nice freediving library, classroom, wifi, etc. ApneaCanarias is located inside the marina where you will find traditional Spanish restaurants, Italian restaurants, pharmacies and bars. Next to our centre are also two beaches and recreational areas for the enjoyment of your companions while you are doing some activities with us. After your training session you can enjoy some snorkelling in a nearby wreck, in Tabaiba only 15 minutes walking from our centre. This wreck is at a depth range between 20 and 30 meters. If you are looking for deep training, below 60m depth, we also provide the facilities for this: fast boat with counterweight and sonda, safety with scooter, oxygen, etc., so you can train depth in a safe and professional environment.
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