Introduction to Molchanovs Instructor Crossover

You are already a certified freediving instructor and would like to start teaching the Molchanovs education system? Our Molchanovs instructor crossover course will be the best choice for you! Benjamin and Thibault (board member at Molchanovs) are experienced instructor trainers, who have both taught for other agencies before joining the Molchanovs movement and can therefore confidently call it the most complete and up-to-date freediving education system that you can find on the market right now. During your crossover course, you will learn everything about the Wave/Lap course contents, passing requirements and other unique traits of the teaching system such as the Molchanovs base training. Take the step and become a Molchanovs freediving instructor at Camotes Freediving – the place for your crossover!

110 $ per day

Why Molchanovs?

Molchanovs is a leading freediving education platform, providing extensive online manuals written by the best freediving athletes and instructor trainers around the world. It is the fastest-growing freediving agency run by freedivers for freedivers.

As an instructor, you will benefit from the dynamic Molchanovs community with regular updates of the teaching materials and the assurance to teach the most recent freediving techniques.

Additionally, you will be granted access to our base training database, providing you with training sessions for all levels in the swimming pool and open water, as well as dry sessions including fitness, equalization, and mental preparation techniques.

Last but not least, you do not need to be affiliated with a dive center in order to teach and certify Molchanovs students. Simply pay your yearly membership and teach as many courses as you want without paying any additional.

What it includes

  • Extensive online manual
  • 4 to 5 full days with our instructor trainers
  • Teaching techniques for theory and dry skills
  • Teaching techniques for in-water skills
  • Validation of performance requirements
  • Use of equipment & facilities
  • Liability insurance
  • Internationally recognized E-certification upon successful completion
  • Access to Molchanovs base training as a student and as a coach


  • Being 18 years old
  • Being a certified Instructor with another recognized freediving agency
  • Having a CPR/First Aid certificate no older than 2 years old
  • Being comfortable with the performance requirements


  • Teaching relaxation, breathing and mental techniques
  • Teaching framework
  • Teaching techniques for confined water skills
  • Teaching techniques for open water skills
  • Business and marketing
  • Risk management
  • Molchanovs base training and community

Passing Requirement

  • Attend all 9 classroom sessions
  • Pass both the entry and the final exam
  • Lead a warm-up session
  • Pass 1 classroom presentation
  • Pass 1 dry skill presentation
  • Pass 1 confined water skill presentation
  • Pass 2 open water skill presentations
  • Pass professionalism evaluation

Performance Requirements

The performance requirements are equivalent to the instructor level you are crossing over to.
Find the performance requirements for Molchanovs Wave 2 instructor here.
Find the performance requirements for Molchanovs Wave 3 instructor here.

FAQ's on Molchanovs Instructor Crossover

You are eligible for a Wave 3 instructor crossover if you are already an equivalent instructor for another agency or if you are equivalent of Wave 2 instructor and have enough certifications. Contact us for more details.

You will be allowed to teach Lap 1/ Wave 1, Lap 2/ Wave 2 if you cross over to W2 instructor. If you crossover directly to W3 instructor, you will also eligible to teach Lap 3 /Wave 3 courses.

Although we strongly advise to be comfortable with the performance requirements, if you cannot complete all the performance requirements during the course because of stress or sickness, you have one year to validate them. You can book some training sessions with us for this.

Check our event page with all our next courses planned. If none of the courses fit your schedule, don’t hesitate to contact us through the form below and we will make our best to accommodate.