RELAX 5. Visualisation: Isolated Contraction
Deep Relaxation • 43m
ABOUT ISOLATED CONTRACTIONS: As relaxation is such a crucial part of freediving, we need to learn to be as relaxed as possible throughout our body even though some parts of it are working physically and will be contracted.
This video will improve your body awareness, which is key to being able to isolate ONLY the muscles that need to be contracted at any given moment during a dive, and ensure the rest of your body is completely relaxed.
It will also help to enhance your relaxation during diaphragm contractions when you get the urge to breathe.
DISCLAIMER: Neither this video nor any of these Yoga for Freediving courses are intended as a replacement for any of the internationally recognised freediving certification programmes, and should never be used as such. If you do not have a recognised freediving certification it is recommended that you complete a basic training with a certified instructor before practicing any freediving exercises in the water. This programme is intended to complement and enhance traditional freediving training methods, not replace them.
These video courses do not qualify you in any way to freedive. Neither Sara Campbell nor Discover Your Depths takes responsibility, nor will be held liable for, any accidents or injuries sustained through freediving or any of the exercises taught in these courses.
It is recommended that you seek medical permission before commencing any yoga or freediving training. As with all physical exercise, please ensure that at all times you listen to your body, train conservatively and NEVER DIVE ALONE.
Have fun, and keep your training safe, conservative and enjoyable.
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