New to scuba diving? Not sure what the rules are exactly on the wildlife and the underwater environment? Are you allowed to kneel on the bottom to take in the sights? Is it safe to touch the animals? Scuba diving can be fun for all involved, if we just follow a few simple rules.
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Teaching your first IDC can be intimidating for anyone but if you remember these few things it might just go a little smoother than you planned.
Have you heard about the Facebook Pixel? Are you using it yet? You should be. We’re diving into it, what it is, what it does and how to install it. It might seem intimindating at first but once you’re tracking and creating better Facebook ads you’ll be so happy you did.
Are you considering a in-store card printer for your dive shop? Already have one that’s collecting dust? Learn how to use it now so you can give your customers the instant gratification they’re looking for. Because what student doesn’t want to walk out of the dive shop with a shiney new C-card right after finishing their dives? Spoiler Alert: Very few to none.
If we’re not constantly learning we remain stagnant and remaining stagnant means we don’t evolve. In the ever changing Public Safety field we should always be learning and staying up to date with current proccedures. We’re sharing stories of Public Safety teams out on the job and what they’re learning from the situations they’re called into.
As public safety divers we see a lot of erie things… and we’re faced with many situations no would willingly put themselves into just for fun. How do we know when we’ve seen too much? Post Tramatic Stress doesn’t always come just from being put in a dangerous situation. It can come from seeing things that cannot be easily or ever be unseen. How do you know it’s time to get help?
Looking to brush up on black water training? Do you know the best way to go about this? It may seem obvious but there are many factors you should taken into account before diving into this type of training.
Crusing the internet for cave diving info is an interesting situation because like anything else you’re finding the info could be really awesome or uh… well not so awesome. This is where trouble begins, divers reading misinformation and not confirming it’s accuracy. We crusied the fourms and are tackling to misconceptions in overhead diving.
Thinking about going for your Cavern certification? Not sure what you’ll learn or why you need to take it so seriously? We’ll give you the run down on what to expect when starting your cavern course and how exactly it will impact you (for the better) as a diver.