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.
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.
Previously, Desiree wrote about overcoming her fears and anxieties about becoming a scuba diver. Now, more than a year later, she and her lifelong dive buddy, her dad, are Advanced Adventure Divers. She’s sharing the next part of her journey to advanced diving.
With the official one-year mark of COVID-19 behind us, you too might be asking, “can we go diving yet?” Even if where you live is open for business, the answer may not be an automatic yes. There are a few things you should consider before booking your next dive or packing your dive bag.
Female divers, this one is for you! Have you ever considered getting breast implants but were too worried about not being able to dive with them? We’re exploring this topic in detail, from everything you should consider before committing to surgery to the steps you should take after you’re cleared to get back in the water.
This configuration started as a way for dry cavers to cross water sumps now holds the hearts of many cave divers and non-cave divers alike. There are many reasons to love it, but don’t let sidemount diving intimidate you as a recreational diver. Some instructors would say that taking a sidemount course could completely change the way you dive.
While snorkeling might feel like an easy thing to do on vacation without taking the full plunge into scuba diving. There are still things you should know before putting on your gear and hitting the water. These three tips will ensure a more enjoyable snorkeling adventure on your next vacation.
Are you ready to get your own snorkel equipment? This helpful article will help you narrow down what you need and how to pick the right option for you. Snorkeling with the wrong or improperly fitting equipment will hinder your experience, no doubt about it. Get your equipment right by knowing before you go.
There’s something really special about the scuba diving community. We feel pretty strongly that you could ask almost any diver out there about how the scuba community has impacted them and you’d likely hear some type of heart warming story. It’s truly an incredible thing to watch as a training agency. Learn more about how the scuba diving community grows and leans on each other.
We’re exploring scuba diving and breast implants, from everything you should consider before committing to surgery to the steps you should take after you’re cleared to get back in the water.