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  1. Scuba Instructors – 4 things dive center owners are looking for when hiring

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    If you are a scuba instructor, and are looking for a future in the scuba diving industry. There are few things you need to improve, to be able to stand out among those who shared the same dream. Especially here in Bali, where scuba diving industry is gaining more popularity. Our PADI Course Director here in Blue Season Bali, Jonathan Cross, shared 4 things dive center owners are looking for when hiring.

    So you might want to check if you posses these ...
  2. Sailfish and Sardine Run in Mexico Article Published

    I just had my article about my recent trip to photograph Sailfish and the Sardine Run in Isla Mujeres Mexico this past January published in Underwater Photographer Magazine.
    Here is a link to the blog post of my article
    Sailfish & Sardines Article Appears in Underwater Photographer Magazine #71 | Photograph Africa.com

    This is a link to Underwater Photographer Mag's website where you can download the whole issue
    UwP = Your free Underwater Photography Magazine | Home page ...
  3. Give Me My Space, or Back off, Jack

    One of the regular posters here on SB has a thread about how it seems that when he is diving some other diver always approaches whenever takes a picture, points a light on something, or even pauses to look carefully at some interesting thing or behavior. I have hasd that unpleasant experience many times, and it is likely you have too. Debbie and I wrote about this in The Scuba Snobs Guide to Diving Etiquette, and I want to share an exerpt here because this problem of crowding other divers is ...
  4. Static Lung Volumes and Emergency Swimming Ascent

    Quote Originally Posted by John C. Ratliff View Post
    I have a book in my diving library titled Medical Aspects of Sport Diving, by Christopher W. Dueker (A.S. Barnes and Co., Inc., 1970). In it he has a whole chapter an "Respiration." This is such an important topic that it does not get its due in diving instruction, in my opinion. I would urge any diver interested in increasing his/her knowledge on diving medicine to get a copy--it still has a lot of valuable information, although a few concepts have been disproven over the ensuing time
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  5. Diving equipment: Addressing the basics part 1. DSMB is as simple ABCD!

    One of the most important items of diving equipment the novice diver can master is the delayed submersible marker buoy (DSMB, or just plain old SMB!)

    However techniques for deployment are rarely taught in early training and new divers are often left to trial and error to develop their own deployment methods, often with ineffective or unsafe results. This ‘self-taught’ approach’ also often results in differing ...

    Updated February 17th, 2013 at 10:17 AM by The Diving Badger (trying to set catagory)