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“Going Pro” – A Career In Diving

“Going Pro” – A Career In Diving

A Guide to…Going Pro Let’s face it, every job has it own significant drawbacks…nobody really likes working in an office, nobody likes dealing with colleagues who are just as miserable as you are and I’ve never met anyone who thinks that wearing a shirt and tie is more comfortable than wearing shorts and T-shirt. Well, […]

Decompression Sickness

Decompression Sickness

What is DCS? Decompression Sickness is a term that you, as a diver, will hear mentioned many times throughout your diving career. It is a term used by professionals to describe the two main pressure related sicknesses that commonly afflict divers in an emergency situation: decompression sickness and lung over-expansion injuries. Decompression Sickness   Decompression […]

Koh Tao: Diver’s Paradise or Overworked Money Making Machine?

Koh Tao: Diver’s Paradise or Overworked Money Making Machine?

Koh Tao Turtle Island, or Koh Tao (pronounced “goh daow”) as it’s known to locals, is well known in the diving community and has a very widely discussed reputation. Koh Tao is located on the South-west side of the Gulf of Thailand. Nearly every diver has something to say about Koh Tao (often without having […]

Top Ten Diving Myths Dispelled For The Novice Diver

Top Ten Diving Myths Dispelled For The Novice Diver

Myths Diving is a sport with a huge community of active participants. Most of those participants have been well trained and are well informed about the important truths of the activity. There is a small percentage of, mostly very novice, divers that have somehow gotten the wrong end of the pointer stick and harbor fears […]

A Guide to… SCUBA Masks

A Guide to… SCUBA Masks

Masks We go diving to see the underwater world. We want to gaze at a whale shark cruising above our heads, we want to ogle as a manta ray glides below our feet and the chance to glimpse a sea turtle is a big excitement for any diver. What links all these statements is our […]

Buoyancy – Get Neutral, Horizontal and Efficient!

Buoyancy – Get Neutral, Horizontal and Efficient!

The Need For Buoyancy Control Even the most novice diver knows that buoyancy in diving is important, despite it being one of the most difficult skills to master in the sport. A diver’s ability to maintain good buoyancy will drastically affect every other aspect of their diving; from their air usage to their ability to […]

Scuba Diving Hand Signals

Scuba Diving Hand Signals

Good communication with your dive buddy is important, not just in an emergency, but also to monitor each other’s progress, share underwater experiences, and agree when to end the dive. The most effective method of communication is to use hand signals. Using hand signals Verbal communication is not an option underwater unless you are wearing […]

Overcome Your Fears, Start Scuba Diving!

Overcome Your Fears, Start Scuba Diving!

Are you one of those who are afraid of scuba diving? Or perhaps you know someone who is feared of it? Then this article is meant especially for you. The entry may be useful not only for those who are afraid of diving but also for those who want to help such people. No matter […]

Doing it Right: The Fundamentals of Better Scuba Diving by Jarrod Jablonski

Doing it Right: The Fundamentals of Better Scuba Diving by Jarrod Jablonski

This book is written for anyone who wants to reach the maximum during underwater diving. It does not matter whether you are interested in improving security or more fun fun during a family trip to the Caribbean or in the exploration of deep caves. This book is written for divers who want to improve their […]

Learn to Scuba Dive – If you still doubt!

Learn to Scuba Dive – If you still doubt!

There is an official definition of scuba diving: Form of underwater diving with a device that ensures the autonomous supply of air. But in reality, diving is a discovery, it is a child’s dream, a trip to another world, an attractive and exciting world of underwater life that is not somewhere in the depths of […]

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