A hot topic among instructors in the industry is whether or not students should be taught their Open Water Course on their knees or hovering nuetrally buoyant. We have written several articles on this very topic in the past, but now one of our members is taking a turn and explaining his reasoning and methods for teaching his students in neutral buoyancy.
We’re back with part two of our teaching neutrally buoyant series! This month’s article breaks down the reasons overweighting students is harmful and what to do instead. Kosta shares a mathematical formula he developed for getting a student’s base weight right before they even get into the water.
What if mask skills weren’t new to your students when taking them underwater for the first time? Have you ever thought about teaching finning with just a mask and snorkel? Learn how you can teach mask and skills to your students in chest deep water before putting them in scuba gear with just a snorkel, mask and fins.