Our team offers you spearfishing courses

A spearfishing initiation day to learn basic techniques with a pro

At ABYSS Garden, the experience continues beyond "pure" snorkeling. Underwater fishing is another connection with the sea. The pleasure of knowing its secrets, the species that are found there according to the seasons, according to the zones, according to the weather, ... The pleasure of fishing your own meal and share it!

Our professional instructors offer you to introduce you to spearfishing or to improve your skills. You will be trained in snorkeling techniques and spearfishing techniques. All our training courses include a section on spearfishing safety, with technical practice. This last element is essential to know to dive in pairs safely!

You will discover and learn spearfishing in its form which respects the marine environment and biodiversity. We organize the days with technical sessions at sea alternating on snorkeling methods, spearfishing techniques, target shooting and many other work elements to learn and progress.

We organize spearfishing outings in La Ciotat and surroundings, it will be at this time that you can come back (possibly) with your fishing at home!

Progress of your spearfishing course for the initiation day

We will welcome you at 9am at the center for a first technical briefing on aspects related to snorkeling. Once equipped, we will board our RESPIRO semi-rigid for a journey leading us to the middle of the bay of La Ciotat. On the program: Technical workshop on ventilation, breathing, compensation, duck and descent.

We return to the port at noon for your lunch break, just to enjoy a little rest before the afternoon session. Our instructor will discuss with you the spearfishing equipment and in particular the rifle as well as the Mediterranean biodiversity. You will then take the boat for a second session at sea where you will learn the positioning, the approaches of the fish, the spearfishing techniques. You will also see the basics of spearfishing safety so that you can practice in pairs. Finally, we will offer you target shooting.

Accessibility for this spearfishing day

This day of initiation to spearfishing is accessible to anyone who is comfortable in the water from 16 years old.

For anyone between 16 and 18 years old, a parental certificate will be requested.

During the winter, you must be equipped with a 7mm wetsuit, we do not have one for hire.

Upcoming dates for spearfishing initiation day

November 25, 26, 2022

2,3,4, 9, 10, 11, 16,17,18 December 2022

Info and reservations: contact@abyss-garden.com