Friday December 6 2019

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  • February 19, 2019

    Five Ways...

    Guest Post written by Austin Jacob Air preservation is a topic that’s completely ignored by scuba diving beginners as there are so many other things for them to focus on. After learning the basics, it’s extremely important for divers to learn proper air preservation technique so they’re able to get...

  • March 30, 2018

    Three Simple...

    You started your scuba diving course and you are on the shore /  poolside. Your scuba diving instructor wanted you to kneel and breath underwater after a briefing about your very first scuba diving session. Maybe you were an amateur free diver and got used to with the mask, snorkel...

  • March 18, 2018

    Key for...

    I am a scuba instructor for more than 15 years in PADI, SSI, NASDS and CMAS. I have trained over 750 scuba diving students in this period.  When I start an Open Water Diver Course, I know two things will possibly happen throughout the course; My student, regardless of age,...

  • July 22, 2015

    Removing Mask:...

    Majority of student divers and inexperienced certified scuba divers find this basic skill difficult. They have the fear to perform mask removal. The reason behind this fear is that we are evolved/created (choose the one you like) to live on land, not underwater. We eat, drink, dance, walk and see on...

  • April 6, 2014

    5 Ways...

    You did it! From now on, you are a certified scuba diver. All the academic sessions and the training dives are over. You are looking at your brand-new dive certification and becoming proud of you. Now you can dive as long as you want, share your experience with your friends...

  • December 17, 2013

    Controlled Descent...

    Mustafa and I were in Antalya-Kemer/TURKEY for diving several years ago. It was a wreck dive. We were not alone. Our group consisted of 6 scuba divers (including us) and a dive leader. I and Mustafa were instructors, but the rest were starters. Right after the dive briefing, dive leader...

  • December 3, 2013

    Choosing the...

    Diving requires balance. Balance (called ‘buoyancy‘ in scuba diving) should not only be horizontal, but also vertical. Vertical balance means ‘not to sink nor to float.‘ To be able to make safe and enjoyable dives, you need to be ‘neutrally buoyant.‘ I advise you to read Buoyancy Underwater: Tips for Perfect...

  • November 26, 2013

    5 Ways...

    We are all diving for pleasure. So scuba diving should be fun and relaxing. If we can ‘avoid stress‘, we can feel both comfortable and self-confident.

  • October 29, 2013

    Nitrogen Narcosis:...

    Have you ever seen a herd of zebra or an Asian elephant running towards you underwater? Couple of mermaids swimming peacefully, chasing you to follow them? Don’t worry, you didn’t go nuts. But this is also something out of favor. Nitrogen narcosis is simply “being tipsy underwater.”  But why and...

  • October 25, 2013

    I Don’t...

    It sounds like becoming a little bit sad and maybe worried leaving home for a job that you have always dreamed about outside your hometown. You know that it’s gonna be great deep inside but you are leaving your family even tough you know that you can take a bus and...

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