A waterman instructor

fred david instructor and watermanFred David


  • Bodysurfing World champion 2012
  • Numerous national and international titles
  • 9 seasons as a lifeguard in South West France
    • Top french sportsman level since 2009


Fascinated by the ocean, Fred have been immersed in the « waterman » spirit since his late teens.

Oceanman Experience is a waterman school where you’ll feel this spirit.

He practiced swimming for many years before discovering the ocean through surf lifesaving.

This discipline gives you confidence in the water. You learn how to be keep safe and ensure the safety of others.

He then started practicing stand up paddle and surfing.

His life has been shared between his career as a surf-lifesaving and bodysurfing competitor, seasons as a lifeguard and coaching swimming, surf lifesaving, first aid and surf.

With a wealth of experience, he wanted to open an waterman school and share his passion.

A school where you’ll grasp the ocean’s issues by various means, always keeping in mind that first of all, we’re here to have great fun! 

Pleasure, discovery and safety is Oceanman Experience‘s main concern.

You will find more informations, photos and videos on Fred’s official site : www.freddavid.fr





Diploma certificate :

  • Swimming instructor professional degree
  • Surf instructor professional degree
  • Handisurf federal degree
  • Lifesaving instructor
  • First aid instructor