Only certified instructors are working for ArmDiving. We offer PADI Scuba Diving, Molchanovs Freediving, and Emergency First Response courses in Armenia which are passed by highly qualified and experienced specialists.
Grigor AvetisyanPADI Scuba Diving Instructor
- Instructor #: 444331
- Birth year: 1986
- Phone: +374 93 60-83-28
Grigor Avetisyan is a fan of active, extreme sports.
Since 2006 he has been involved in alpinism and parachute sports, and since 2016, he has added another extreme sport – diving. He made his first diving in 2016 in Sevan lake and has received 18 scuba diving certificates, and the First Wave of Freediving certificate. In 2019 Grigor received Dive Master qualification in Dahab. In 2021 he received PADI Instructor qualification in Dahab.
Olga DavydovaSSI Freediving instructor
- Birth year: 1978
- Phone: +374 93 12-79-76
Olga started practicing hatha yoga and freediving in 2010, and since then in her life these two activities have complemented each other.
In 2013, she completed an instructor course with Natalia Molchanova, and from that point on she have been actively working as a freediving instructor. Over the years, she has trained over 200 people, from complete beginners and non-swimmers with a fear of water and breath-holding, to competitive freedivers.
Starting in 2019, she has become the champion of Russia in deep disciplines, participated in many competitions, including Cups and World Championships, become the national record holder in CNF and FIM, and in 2020 she set three world records in freediving in mountain lake Cherik-Kel in Kabardino-Balkaria.
On August 22nd, 2023 Olga broke the CMAS World Senior record during the personal attempt in Lake Sevan in the following discipline: CONSTANT WEIGHT WITH NO FINS IN FRESH WATER.
On November 16th, 2023 Olga became an AIDA judge.
Ariel MalhasyanEmergence First Response Instructor
- Instructor #: 443989
- Birth year: 1979
- Phone: +374 93 77-68-00
Having graduated from the Yerevan State Medical University after M. Heraci in 2001, Ariel has been working at the ambulance as a paramedic.
Currently a member of the Armenian Alpinism and Tourism Federation as a qualified Tourism Instructor. In July 2021 he received the title of rescuer by MES of RA. Ariel dived the first time in Lake Sevan in 2014. Today he is a master scuba diver. In 2019 he received his Emergency First Response certificate and became an instructor in ArmDiving.