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Classes I teach:
Discover Diving
Recreational Supervised Diver
Recreational Diver 1 - Nitrox
GUE Fundamentals
Doubles Diver
Drysuit Diver
BLS-D & Oxygen First Aid
BLS-D & Oxygen First Aid Refresher

Maximilian Fahr

Zürich, Switzerland
Zürich, Switzerland



  • I worked from 2009-2021 in the German Military, my last occupation was in the elite Para Rescue Jumper unit. I completed many medic trainings in Germany, Israel and the USA and was sent to Afghanistan as a combat medic.
  • I run my own Dive Center “Max Dive” in Ulm, South Germany where we sell equipment, offer gear services, teach scuba courses and guide speleo caving trips.
  • In 2021 I got certified as a civil medic and I aspire to work as a professional rescue medic in Switzerland in the near future.

Diving Qualifications

  • CMAS 1* 2005
  • CMAS Instructor in 2014
  • CMAS Instructor Trainer in 2017
  • Hypoxic Open Circuit TDI in 2012
  • Certified Cave Diver in 2014
  • Sidemount Instructor 2018
  • GUE Fundamentals in 2019
  • DAN BLSD Instructor 2021
  • Cave 2, CCR Cave and DPV Cave in 2022
  • Certified on many rebreathers: SF2, KISS, JJ, Liberty, Horizon GUE Fundamentals and Rec 1 Instructor in 2022

Diving Experience

  • started diving at 8 years of age (1998)
  • 1800+ dives600+ of those in caves,
  • mainly cold water diving
  • many dual ccr and dual dpv dives
  • experience with habitat decompression dives
  • I worked at a few different dive centers in Thailand, Malta, Sardinia and in Germany

Community Involvement

  • We organise GUE Diver events in South Germany

Special interests

  • Cave Diving and Cave Exploration
  • Active in several Cave Teams
  • Organising and participating in international Cave Expeditions

Additional languages

  • German, English, French (basic)

Additional Info

Will travel for teaching
In addition to my advertised course dates, feel free to contact me for your own individual course dates.