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55 Things Divers Born After 1985 Won’t Understand

This article is the first of three that will address the differences in generations in the industry: Things divers born after 1985 will not understand. A presentation at DEMA titled Inside the Millennial Mind – How to connect with #Millennials to increase business, presented by Lauren Kieren (Millennial) and myself (old guy). Finally an article by Lauren titled, Things divers born before 1985 will never understand.

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The Scariest Dive

Each of these instances shows how normal dive activities can still create circumstances in which a diver may become fearful. The reality is that we as divers must train to remain calm and to develop skill sets that help us to recognize and eliminate problems.

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6 Tips for Conserving Your Breathing Gas

There are many factors that can help a diver at any level conserve breathing. The following are six basic suggestions that may help you reduce your gas consumption.

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Natural Color for Your Underwater Videos

There are a wide assortment of accessories and techniques that can help any aspiring underwater videographer achieve more pleasing, natural color.

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Lionfish Stings – A Diver’s Nightmare

All divers have heard about lionfish. Once indigenous only to Indo-Pacific areas, they’re a growing threat to native fish and the environment in U.S. waters.

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Transitioning from Sport to Tech

You must want to learn more, and take the time to become more proficient in order to remain safe, but you must always make the step into the technical world for the right reasons.

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Buying Your First Scuba Tank

So…you’re ready to buy your first scuba tank. That’s great.
But, before you do, there are some questions you’ll want to answer to make sure you are spending your hard-earned money as wisely as possible. These include:

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Lost Underwater

What should you do if you’re separated from your diving buddies or boat? Everyone knows what the book instructs us to do. Look around for a minute and then meet at the surface right? Well what if that were not an option?

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The Difference Between Tech and Sport

Some of the differences between technical and sport, if applied by sport divers, would actually make sport divers better divers.