A lifetime of experience and a wealth of knowledge

Experienced Instructors

Jason Rice, the creator of the Apnea Survival, breath control education system, is a performance and stress management specialist with over 30 years experience as a specialist first responder, having worked in a variety of high risk and demanding areas of operation. His work experience, coupled with a lifetime of aquatic and athletic adventuring, suitably qualify him to provide high level education on how to manage stress and fear and perform when the pressure is on.

Jason holds multiple instructor level certifications from a variety of vocations including: diving, coaching, health & fitness and first response. He has provided coaching and training to internationally recognised and world champion athletes including; sailing, kite boarding, paddle sports, surfing and NRL. Jason is also experienced in developing and facilitating training to maritime and aviation rescue sectors, first responders and military.

His experience and knowledge is reflected in the both the Surf Apnea course and The Breath FX workshop, which are highly regarded amongst industry stakeholders as bench mark standards. His course content is well researched, rigorously honed and tested. Enabling him to provide teachings specific to managing the stress and fear experienced not only during surfing hold downs but any unexpected and intense situation.

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Tony Sinclair
Central Coast , NSW
Russell Ord
Margaret River, WA
Sonia Rivas
Illawarra, South Coast NSW, France, Portugal, Spain, Morocco, South Africa
Michael Crush
Byron Bay
Dr. Zlatko Jovanov
Sydney, NSW
Jason Whitford
Hillsdale, NSW
Mathew Beaumont
Mona Vale, NSW
Blake George
Melbourne, VIC
Darryl Ryan
Estelle du Plooy
Newcastle, NSW
Troy Drake
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Heli Murray
Byron Bay, Northern NSW