Category: New to Scuba

task loading
New to Scuba Training

Training Fundamentals: Task Loading

We often hear the phrase ‘task loading’ in dive training. What exactly is task loading, and how do you avoid it?

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bargain dive courses
In the Water New to Scuba Training

Are Bargain Dive Courses Really a Bargain?

We all love a good deal, but are bargain dive courses really a bargain? Price isn’t everything when it comes to deciding where to certify.

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nitrox diving
New to Scuba Training

Nitrox Diving for Beginners

Nitrox diving has been increasing in popularity for more than two decades and is now ubiquitous. What is nitrox, and why use it?

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technical div
In the Water New to Scuba Training

Discover Scuba Diving: Try Before You Commit

A Discover Scuba Diving course can be a great way to see if the sport is right for you before you commit more time and money.

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New stuff
first scuba diving BCD

Buying Your First Scuba Diving BCD

You’ve taken the plunge (pun intended) and learned to dive, now it’s time to get your own equipment. Here are some considerations when it comes to buying your first scuba diving BCD.
by Torben Lonne
Diving British Columbia

A Survival Guide to Diving British Columbia

The water is cold but usually clear and filled with life when diving British Columbia. Here are some tips to make the experience even more enjoyable.
by Robert Osborne
scuba diving mask

Buying Your First Scuba Diving Mask

There are lots of options when it comes to selecting your first scuba diving mask. Here’s a guide to help you with the process.
by Torben Lonne
Whites seahorse

Conservation in Lockdown: Sydney’s Seahorse Guardian

While Sydney was under COVID-19 lockdown, a group of aquarium-bred White’s seahorses was released into Sydney’s harbor.
by Deborah Dickson-Smith