Video Footage of a Shallow Water Blackout

ABC News Report of Shallow Water Blackout

The Dangers of Breath-Holding

A Freediver Experiences SWB

Teaching Aids

Printable Classroom Teaching Aids

Michelle Brislen’s Power Point Presentation

Safe Breath-Holding Chart


Shallow Water Blackout: Freediving: Warning against the dangers of SWB that come along with freediving

Actual Live Shallow Water Blackout: Actual footage of a Shallow Water Blackout

Redwood Group: The Dangers of Breath-holding: Redwood Group video on SWB

Understanding Shallow Water Blackout (UK)


Dying for Air by Walther Griffiths and Tom Griffiths

Risk Management – Coming up for Air

Underwater Blackout a Dangerous Game

More Deaths from Underwater Breath Holding

The Dangers of Breath-Holding

Aquatics International “Deadly Shallows” Article