Category: Training

in-water difficulties
In the Water Training

The Three C’s of Handling In-Water Difficulties

When faced with in-water difficulties, divers employ a number of strategies to handle the situation.

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Health In the Water Training

The Science of a Scuba-Related Panic Episode

What exactly happens to your body and mind when you experience a scuba-related panic episode. And how can you regain control?

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skip a dive
Training

Training Fundamentals: When to Skip A Dive

Scuba diving is extremely safe when you’ve learned the right skills and have the right attitude. Part of that is knowing when to skip a dive. When and why would you do so?

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technical diving instructor
Tec Diving Training

Choosing the Right Technical Diving Instructor

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.

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New stuff
single use plastic

Canada Bans Cetaceans in Captivity — and Single-Use Plastic

Good news coming out of Canada: the country has passed legislation to ban breeding or keeping cetaceans in captivity — and all single-use plastics by 2021
by Rebecca Strauss
Tobruk

Diving the ex-HMAS Tobruk in Queensland

Just when you thought scuba diving in Queensland couldn’t get any better, you've got to add the enormous ex-HMAS Tobruk to your bucket list.
by Guest Author
Rebreather Diving

The ABCs of Technical Diving: Q through T

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.
by Yvonne Press
F.W. Abrams

Preserving America’s Underwater Battlefield: F.W. Abrams

This year, Scuba Diver Life and NOAA are partnering to profile 12 different ships in the Graveyard of the Atlantic. This month we visit the F.W. Abrams.
by Guest Author