Once bitten by the diving bug, most of us start looking to buy our own gear. Here are some tips for basic dive gear maintenance to keep your new kit in tip-top shape.
When it comes to progressing as a tech diver, should you strive to get more experience or take more courses — or both? We’ll break it down for you here.
Successful tech divers must rely on more than a solid frog kick when it comes to mastering propulsion techniques. Here’s a look at different methods and their applications.
When is the best time to start buying tech diving gear? Gathering all the pieces of your kit can be quite an investment — here are some tips to help you decide on the right time.
If, like us, you’re spending most of your time at home right now, there are still ways get your diving fix — and stay connected to the rest of the diving community.
When it comes to cleaning dive gear, our biggest worry is usually removing saltwater. As the world tries to slow the spread of Covid 19, keeping gear clean has taken on a whole new meaning.
Tech diving requires a significant amount of equipment and financial investment, let alone tech diving and traveling. How do tech divers find a balance when they want to hit the road?
Acquiring gear can be incredibly costly, but buying used equipment for tech diving is a viable option if you’re well informed. Here’s what you need to know.
During training, all divers learn the importance of physical and mental fitness for scuba diving, but how does that translate to real life when many people dive only once or twice a year on vacation?
In the last installment of our tech-diving ABCs series, we’re looking at the letters X, Y and Z, starting with X-over (crossovers) and finishing with Z-knives.
We’re nearing the end of our tech-diving ABCs series with the letters U through W: U for understanding your limits and W for wetsuits vs. drysuits.
Here’s the next in our series on the ABCs of technical diving, starting with Q for questions and ending with T for turn pressure.
We’re continuing our series on the ABCs of technical diving with M through P, starting with M for M-value and ending with P for preparation.
We’re continuing a series we began last year on the ABCs of technical diving with I through L, starting with “I” for isobaric counter-diffusion and ending with “L” for logistics.
We’re continuing a series we began last year on the ABCs of technical diving with E through H, beginning with “E” for equipment. Do you know what gear will get you started in the world of tech?
Although we’ve discussed buying a recreational-scuba regulator, we’ve never delved into choosing regulators for technical diving. Here’s what you need to know.
Technical diving can take a substantial commitment of time and finances, so you’ll want to choose the right location, dive center, and technical diving instructor. Here’s how.
Most people who enter the world of technical diving will already have a dive computer, but there are a few extra considerations when it comes to choosing the right computer for technical diving.