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Become A Bathysmed Initiator


Teaching part of the Bathysmed protocol in the pool interests you, you can move towards the Bathysmed Initiator level, open from the level Encadrant 1 (E1)

Training Prerequisites

The trainee must have, before entering the training, the “minimum” level as follows:
Encadrant E1 (as stipulated in Appendix III.15B of Article A-322-74 of the Sports Code, underwater diving section).

Encadrants from other foreign organizations are accepted in training according to their registration file.

Training Objectives

This training will allow you to:

  • To teach level 1 diver of the Bathysmed curriculum in “health and prevention” in a pool or diving pit not exceeding 6m.
  • For E3 instructors (BEES1 or DEJEPS) or E3 (MF1 able to prove more than 2 years of teaching), possibility to teach level 1 Bathysmed diver in natural environment up to 6m.
  • Analyze classical practitioners from a more relevant perspective and improve the pedagogical approach in diving.

Training Program

The training takes place in several modules

  • Module 1: Administrative and presentation of the course
  • Module 2: Physiology of stress and stress management in diving
  • Module 3: Theory and simple techniques of Sophrology
  • Module 4: Basics of General and sports Psychology adapted
  • Module 5: Diving technique and pedagogy BTY at the level of diver 1

Financing and Rates

According to your status and the possibility of support:

  • For personal financing: for the 2 days of training (INIT BTY): PRICE: 790€
  • As part of professional training (period of professionalization, training plan), External financing: Add 100€ for registration fees

Bathysmed can assist the trainee or their structure in preparing the file with the OPCA.

Admission Process

The steps to participate in the INITIATOR BATHYSMED training:

  1. Contact our admission service by email at:
  2. Conduct a telephone interview with the training coordinator
  3. Complete your registration file and send it to us by email or mail

Check the upcoming Bathysmed training sessions by clicking HERE.



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