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7 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Purchased a Rebreather

Buying your first rebreather is no easy task and as with any large investment you want to make sure you are making the right purchase the first time around so you do not spend that money twice.

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Divers Deserve the Truth About Rebreathers

This article explains several common myths and misconceptions surrounding rebreather diving, including: “rebreathers are complex” “A rebreather is only a tool to be used on the rare occasions when the dive is beyond the capabilities of open circuit.” And more…

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ITW Experience: Things I Thought I Knew, but Had No Idea.

The Instructor Trainer Workshop is a very rigorous and rewarding program; however, it is not something to be taken lightly.

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SDI vs. TDI vs. ERDI – What’s the difference in the diving courses?

We get questioned a lot on what the difference is between SDI, TDI and ERDI courses, so we decided to put it out there where it’s easy for everyone to find when they start doing research.

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3 Shorts

Recently, there has been a large increase in the number of accidents involving dive boats backing down on or running over divers. This of course is not limited to the US; these cases span the globe.

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Extend Your Limits With Trimix

In reality, Trimix is a risk management breathing mixture utilized by divers typically seeking to offset the consequences of diving normoxic air or nitrox mixtures at a planned diving depth by replacing much of the nitrogen and some of the oxygen with more benign inert gases like helium.

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Cave Training at a Young Age

I constantly have to remind myself that gushing about my new dive toys to my friends at lunch will only be met with confused facial expressions, while discussing teenage gossip with a group of seasoned divers will have the same result.

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Caves and DPV’s: What You Should Know

With a DPV, as with overhead environments and rebreathers, a diver must master the basics first and foremost

Finning

The Top 3 Finning Techniques and When to Use Each One

A diver should be able to move through the water using their fins as the exclusive means of propulsion to increase efficiency and minimize the impact to the environment.