You had a look around the Mermaid Kat Academy? You can’t wait to start your own transformation into a real life mermaid? But you still have some questions to our mermaid courses? Have a look at this page about frequency asked questions and see if you find your answer. You can’t find your answer on this page? No problem! Send us an email and we are happy to answer all your questions.
Q: What is mermaiding?
A: Mermaiding is swimming in a mono fin covered with a mermaid tail skin costume made out of fabric, neoprene, latex or silicone. Mermaiding is a full body workout and a great sport to stay fit. In mermaiding you can forget all the stresses of your day to day life and enjoy the time in the magical underwater world.
Q: How much is a mermaid class?
A: The Mini Mermaid Course, Advanced Mermaid Course and Mini Rescue Course cost 59 AU$ per class. If you don’t have your own mermaid tail yet, you can rent one from us for only 10 AU$.
The Professional Mermaid Workshop and Professional Rescue Mermaid Workshop are 249AU$.
Q: Which mermaid tails do you use in your classes?
A: In our mermaid classes we use professional mermaid tails from the Mermaid Kat Shop. These mermaid tails have been designed by scuba diving instructors and professional free divers. They are save to use in the water and are made for serious water activities.
Q: Are there any requirements to join a mermaid class?
A: Yes, you need to be a strong swimmer (min. 200 m/ 650 feet swimming in less than 15 minutes). You also need to be super comfortable in the water and easily dive at least 2 m/ 6,5 feet deep. For the Advanced Mermaid Course you need to have taken part in the Mini Mermaid Course before.
To take part in the Mini Rescue Course you need to have taken part in the Advanced Mermaid Course before.For the Professional Mermaid Workshop and Professional Rescue Mermaid Workshop you also need to be at least 15 years old. To join the Professional Rescue Mermaid Workshop you have to be a qualified “Silver” or “Gold Mermaid”.
To become a Mermaid Instructor you need to be at least 18 years old, have participated in the Professional Mermaid Workshop and Professional rescue Mermaid Workshop.
Q: Do you teach me how to hold my breath longer?
A: We teach you free diving techniques such as techniques for a longer breath hold during our Professional Mermaid Workshop and Mermaid Trainer Course.
Q: When did your Mermaid Academy open?
A: Kat’s Mermaid Academy opened in August 2012 as the world’s first mermaid school which made mermaiding accessible to everyone..
Q: Will I get my own mermaid tail?
A: Of course you will get your own mermaid tail during our mermaid classes. You can rent a tail for just 10 AU$ to buy your own mermaid tail in our mermaid shop.
Q: Where are your mermaid schools located?
A: At the moment we frequently run mermaid courses around Perth, Western Australia and Townsville in Queensland. We also regularly host big international mermaid workshops and events throughout the world.
Q: How long is a mermaid class?
A: The Mini Mermaid Course, Advanced Mermaid Course and Mini Rescue Course are about 1 ½ hours long while you spend some time on land and most time in the water.
The Professional Mermaid Workshop and Professional Rescue Mermaid Workshop are full day courses with about half a day training in the classroom and half a day training in the water.
Q: I have read these FAQs and still have some questions. Can I contact you with view to having my further questions answered?
A: Yes, of course. We are always more than happy to answer any questions. Please feel free to reach out and send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Is it time for you to take mermaiding more seriously? Then flap your fins into our Professional Mermaid Workshop and Professional Rescue Mermaid Workshop.
Find out about our Professional Mermaid Photoshoots where you’re the star of the show alongside the World renowned Mermaid Kat.
With our Mermaid Parties you will make sure that your little princess has a sparkle in her eyes, or your hen night/barbie leaves a lasting impression that friends will never forget.
Ever since Mermaid Kat was little and watched Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” for the first time she always dreamed about turning into a real life mermaid. She is now one of the world’s leading professional mermaids.
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