Have you ever heard of the size up method WATER? We’re breaking down exactly what this means and who you should call at every step of an aquatic rescue. Knowing what is going to happen will allow personnel to not only assist in the rescue but observe the entire scene. They can be alert for safety issues and make recommendations to adjust the rescue plan.
About Brittany Bozik
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Brittany Bozik contributed a whooping 133 entries.
Entries by Brittany Bozik
Diving and fitness are closely related whether you like it or not. Do you know why these two things are so important to monitor in diving? Do you know the science behind this?
Do you know the differences between diving in a mine vs diving in a cave? While they may seem similar, there are many differences. There are a few dos and don’ts you should know before going into either. Mine diving and cave diving are more different than you might realize.
I’ve always loved diving, but I’ve never felt good at it. Mixed in with my awe at the beauty of the sea — the mantas, the sharks, even whales — has been a struggle with buoyancy, a struggle with trim, hyperventilation, and a constant fear of needing to call a dive because of any of the above. More than once I swore never to dive again. I’ve tried to power through it and I’ve tried to fake confidence; but in the end, it was technical diving that gave me the skills — and confidence — to really start enjoying my dives.
How do you handle emergencies? Do you start before there could ever be one by practicing foundational skills? Do you hope for the best and dive without worry? If the latter is you, you might fall prey to the “incident pit” faster than others.
Being sick on a dive boat or any boat for that matter is no fun. However, most of us have been there at least once or twice. It’s not fun but there are things you can do to help yourself out when you’re experiencing the effects of seasickness.
Have you been thinking about trying about dry suit diving but you’ve been intimidated by all that goes into selecting a dry suit, the investment, and the maintenance? We’re here to bust five different myths about dry suits to ease your worry.
We’re moving outside of the diving industry with First Response Training International. With new times comes new programs and we aren’t holding back. We are excited for what First Response Training has brought to International Training and can’t wait to see how it will change the world outside of diving.
It’s here! From the guys at Cylinder Training Services there is now an app to help you record and share cylinder inspections. The CYLINDEX app is here and ready for download in the APPLE, ANDROID APP or MICROSOFT app stores.
Meet Aruba’s newest and only SDI 5-Star dive center! Pure Diving Aruba is here to serve you with all of their amenities. Learn more about Pure Diving Aruba today.