Category: Training

Joseph Bosquez scientific diving
In the Water Stories Tec Diving Training

What is Scientific Diving?

Professional diver Joseph Bosquez offers insights into working with NASA and the world of scientific diving.

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Tec Diving Training

Propulsion Techniques for Tech Divers

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.

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Training

Training Fundamentals: When to Abort a Dive

It’s sometimes easy to succumb to peer pressure and make a dive when we really shouldn’t. When is the right time to abort a dive? What are the tell-tale signs?

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Training

Training Fundamentals: Following Recommended Dive Limits

Each qualification has recommended dive limits for depth or activity. Why are the limits there? Why is it wise to follow them?

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New stuff
sea cucumber

Marine Species: Sea Cucumber

The sea cucumber may not be the most glamorous animal, but for as common as they are underwater, most divers know little about them.
by Rebecca Strauss
Covid-19 disinfection

COVID-19 Diving Precautions and Practices: Protecting Yourself and Others

Divers around the world are wondering how to move forward in these uncertain times. Here are some updated COVID-19 diving precautions courtesy of DAN.
by Guest Author
Mergui Archipelago

The Best Diving in the Mergui Archipelago

The Mergui Archipelago in Myanmar offers some of Southeast Asia’s best diving, and chances are you’ll have sites all to yourself.
by Guest Author
blue and mako sharks

Diving with Blue and Mako Sharks in South Africa

You’ll cover some serious nautical miles when diving with blue and mako sharks in South Africa — but the long boat ride will be well worth it.
by Guest Author