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Ted Harty

Freediving Contributor

Ted Harty started teaching scuba in 2005. He was originally an instructor for NAUI, PADI and SSI. He became an Performance Freediving International Instructor (PFI) in 2009, and founded Immersion Freediving in 2010. He was the captain of the 2012 USA Freediving team, a USA freediving record holder, and 279ft freediver. He is a PFI Instructor Trainer as well as a PFI Advanced Instructor. He teaches people to dive deeper, stay longer and become safer, 5 students at a time year round in Fort Lauderdale. You can see his course schedule @ www.Immersionfreediving.com

Stories by Ted
Improve Your Air Consumption
In the Water Training

How To Improve Your Air Consumption

Breathing like this also lowers your heart rate, which will help your air consumption.

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snorkel tips
Freediving Training

Tips For The Lowly Snorkel

This slight change in setup will absolutely reduce the amount of water you get in your snorkel, which will benefit any diver, regardless of experience.

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New stuff
Great Barrier Reef

Mission Complete: The Great Barrier Reef Survey

Marine biologist and underwater photographer Johnny Gaskell recently explored the Great Barrier Reef in search of the truth on its current condition.
by Deborah Dickson-Smith
southern california sea life

A Beginner’s Guide to Southern California Sea Life

Beneath the waves lies a wonderland — Southern California sea life inhabits a magical realm, including forests, canyons and caves. Here are some highlights.
by Frankie Grant
sawfish

Sharks and Rays on the IUCN Red List

The IUCN Red List was established to track threatened species. Unfortunately, 28 sharks and rays appear on the list. Here’s the lowdown on 20 of them.
by Juanita Pienaar
Sebastian

Saving Sebastian — A Story With a Happy Ending

Tired of hearing tear-inducing awful news? Check out Sebastian the crab's story — with a happy ending.
by Beth McCrea