Neutral Buoyancy—Let’s Get Real!

Have you fallen into the neutral buoyancy debate? Or worse, have you been victim to the internet trolls who patrol the internet for photos and videos of divers doing something “wrong.” In this article we have Jeff Bozanic here to explain why it’s actually helpful and sometimes carries less risk.

Most Iconic Dive Sites

Ready to get out there and get diving but not sure where to go? These five dive sites won’t disappoint. There’s a little something for everyone in these five sites, so click to start daydreaming about your next big dive trip.

Six values to live and dive by

6 Values to Live and Dive By

These values extend so much further than just diving. These values can be applied to many different aspects of life. Being a well rounded, respectable diver will pay off in much larger experiences and even a clearer mindset.

My Gear is Better Than Yours

My Gear is better than yours!!

It’s not about the gear, it’s about what you do with it. It’s not about the level of training, it’s about what’s going to work for your current level and where you plan to advance to. Learn more about the things you should consider when buying scuba gear.

Skills Workshop - Hovering Neutrally Buoyant

Skills Workshop: Hovering Neutrally Buoyant

If you have ever struggled with maintaining neutral buoyancy in your drysuit, then this article is for you. In this article, we’ll break down a drill you can do to help you learn more about air mitigation to improve your buoyancy.

Can you teach Open Water in backplate, harness and wing?

Have you questioned teaching in a backplate, harness and wing before? We’re here to break down exactly why this set up is a-okay to use in your next course and offer some pointers to make it go smoother. Finally, we make the argument on why using a BPHW set up can actually be better in some cases for you as the instructor and the evolving student.

Nine Things 2020 Taught Us

Throughout 2020 we all learned a lot… be it how to make a loaf of delicious banana bread or just how to simply get creative during quarantine. One of our regular contributors, Edward Kelleher, is sharing his top ten most valuable lessons he learned in 2020.

All the reasons you should proudly pee in your wetsuit

All the reasons you should (proudly) pee in your wetsuit

The debate between peeing in wetsuits… There are two sides to this debate and we find that you’re either on one side or the other with no middle ground. This article aims to break down the stigma associated with peeing in your wetsuit so that you are more comfortable relieving yourself when needed.

Continuing Education

Continuing Education

Have you heard instructors push continuing education courses left and right, only to feel like they’re just trying to get you to pay for another course? You might feel this way, however, your instructor does have your best interest in mind. By pushing con-ed (aka continuing education), instructors are helping build more lifelong divers who are proficient in diving, rather than just vacation divers who never log more than a couple hours of diving each year.

Africa Freshwater Lake System – Uganda Junior Rangers

Did you know the freshwater lakes and rivers on the continent of Africa are dying? This is due to pollution and neglect… However, there is a new group focused on collaborating throughout the continent to save these bodies of water. Learn more about what’s going on and the new program being established to help the environment.