Category: Training

Oxygen and Scuba Diving
Training New to Scuba In the Water

Oxygen and Scuba Diving: Science Made Simple

Most divers strive for good air consumption, but do we really understand what makes us more or less efficient underwater? Here’s the science of oxygen and scuba diving made simple.

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diving shallow with kids
Training In the Water

Make Safety Stops When Diving Shallow with Kids

Although Junior Open Water divers cannot exceed either 40 feet or 60 feet in depth, depending on age, safety stops are still imperative when diving shallow with kids.

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Teaching Children to Scuba Dive
Training In the Water

Teaching Children to Scuba Dive

Teaching children to scuba dive calls for a different approach to our sport. As a parent, what should you look for when it comes to an instructor? And as an instructor, how should you adapt your techniques?

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entry level dive course
Training In the Water

Continuing Training After an Entry Level Dive Course

Although completing an entry-level dive course is a great first step, there’s far more to learn about scuba. Here’s why an advanced course should be your next move.

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New stuff
Truli Wetsuits

Truli Wetsuits for Women Reveals its Most Colorful Wetsuit Yet

Truli Wetsuits for Women announces a new color, new collection, additional size and a sale to celebrate.
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Kelly Slater

Did Kelly Slater Really Just Call for a Shark Cull?

After the death of a bodyboarder due to a shark attack in Reunion Island, pro surfer Kelly Slater thinks a shark cull is in order.
by Rebecca Strauss
Light & Motion Sola

Troubleshooting Tips for Light & Motion Sola Lights

The Light & Motion Sola line is one of the best and simplest underwater imaging lights ever created. It’s also one of Backscatter’s best sellers.
by Press Release
shark finning

First Criminal Charges for Shark Finning in Costa Rica

A Costa Rican court has, for the first time, served criminal charges for shark finning and sentenced a Taiwanese business owner to prison.
by Kathryn Curzon