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.
We all know Public Safety Divers see some pretty gnarly things when they’re on the scene… But do you really stop to think about what YOU might see or hear during your training or how it will affect you?
Before purchasing additional equipment as a quick fix, allow time, practice and patience for your body to adapt to adding a dry suit in the mix.
Is it possible to adjust our brain to correct this in the future? Of course, but just like riding a backwards bicycle, it takes constant and deliberate practice.
Here are a few items you can include in your logbook to help you stay organized and honest, track progress, and work on self-improvement as a diver.
Here are some hints to help you choose a scuba instructor and things to consider when selecting “the one.”
Full face masks are not exclusive for public safety use; there are many benefits to diving one in the sport diving world.
Cave divers use a distinct set of markers to determine direction and distance traveled in a cave.
Have you ever found yourself wondering if an SDI course is equal (or equivalent) to courses offered by other dive training organizations?
By the time divers born in the 1980’s started to dive, the sport had evolved rapidly from its earlier days. Divers in this generation have access to equipment and training the generation before would not have dreamt of when they started diving.