Category: New to Scuba

Kids Build Confidence Through Scuba Diving
Training New to Scuba In the Water

Helping Kids Build Confidence Through Scuba Diving

 A child who’s a confident scuba diver can carry that self-assurance into several other aspects of his or her life including school, social interactions or other sports.

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Keep Your Mask On
Training New to Scuba In the Water

Diving Fundamentals: Keep Your Mask On

Although it’s often the first piece of gear to come off at the end of the dive, here’s a case for keeping your mask on.

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poor air consumption when scuba diving
Training New to Scuba In the Water

Addressing Poor Air Consumption when Scuba Diving: Part III

Some divers seem never to run low on air, while others struggle to stay down for 30 minutes. In this four-part series we’ll address how to fix poor air consumption.

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Best Dive Fins
New to Scuba In the Water

Choosing the Best Dive Fins

With so many styles on the market, choosing a pair of fins can seem a daunting task. How do you know which fins are right for you?

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New stuff
PADI Sold

PADI Sold For $700 million USD

Certification giant PADI was sold for $700 million USD to a company called Mandarinfish Holding
by Trevor Sanford

SeaLife Introduces New DC2000 Sea Dragon Camera Sets

To complement the new DC2000, SeaLife has introduced three new camera and light sets, available at select SeaLife dealers.
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Indonesia Pledges to Reduce Plastic Waste

Indonesia Pledges to Reduce Plastic Waste

In a bit of positive environmental news, Indonesia pledges to reduce plastic waste 70 percent by 2025.
by Kathryn Curzon
Shark Feeding Dives

Why I Participate in Shark Feeding Dives

The role of shark feeding dives in shark conservation is controversial. Here’s the perspective of one PADI pro who’s worked in the industry for years.
by Hayley-Jo Carr