SDI Diver News

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Keeping Your Ears Safe While Diving: Ear Equalization Basics

New to diving? Do you know all the ways to equalize your ears on your decent? Spoiler Alert: There are more than just a few! Read on to learn all the ways to equalize your ears so you’re prepared to use one of these methods on your next dive.

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Improving Your Sense of Direction Underwater

No matter how experienced a diver you may be, there is always room for improvement. Just like how we learn how to get around better in a new city we can learn to navigate under water better as well. We’re sharing 7 tips on how you can improve your sense of direction under water.

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What’s the Right Age to Certify My Kids

Now that summertime is in full-swing you might be thinking about where to go on your next family vacation. This might mean a dive trip comes to mind, are your kids Junior Divers yet? How do you know if they’re ready? Spoiler Alert: it’s not just about their next birthday.

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The Importance of Sharks in Our Ocean – more than just Awesomeness

We get it, sharks are scary man-eating animals. Life would be easier and safer if they weren’t around right? Wrong. Sharks are a very important piece of our ecosystem and the absence of them would do much more harm than it would good.

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That is the Last Straw

Have you seen the #StopSucking campaigns going around social media lately? Wondering what they’re all about? And why straws are so bad anyways? As always, we’re here to help and fill you in on the details.

How Long Does it Take to Become a Certified Diver

Want to get certified but don’t know where to start? Scuba diving is a really awesome experience when you’re trained correctly. It’s easy to walk into any dive shop and sign up for a class but how will you know if it’s the right shop for you? What should you expect or be looking for? You’ve got questions and we’ve got answers.

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Annual cylinder inspections are not that bad

Why is cylinder inspection so important? Don Kinney the author of the SDI/TDI Cylinder Inspection Program breaks down an article written in X-Ray Magazine about how cylinder inspections go in the United States.

She Believed She Could, So She Did. Again.

Our girl is back at it and pushing boundaries! Kennedy hasn’t had the easiest road with her medical issues and the complications that come with that. But she keeps proving over and over that no matter the hurdle she can overcome it and she WILL dive.

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Wildlife Life Rules: The Do’s and Don’ts with Aquatic Creatures

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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Scuba Diving in Grand Cayman – A Diver’s Paradise.

Looking for your next dive destination? How about Grand Cayman? Looking for shore diving, check. Reef diving, check! Wreck diving, Check! This place has it all and a trpoical desitation perfect for your next relaxing getaway.