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  1. Recreational Divers: practice your skills long after certification

    by , October 13th, 2012 at 04:50 PM (Peter Bucknell , Video Producer)
    It's all too easy to let skills fade away.
    The muscle memory of what we learnt during certification has a very short shelf life unless we practice.

    We should encourage novice divers to repeat what they have learnt-
    Tell them:

    Share air
    Replace your mask
  2. My favorite YouTube Vids

    Just keeping track of my vid links so I don't lose them:

    My favorite YouTube videos for imprinting what I need to do in my brain -
    I've watched these over and over. And practiced some of them over and over and over and over.

    Skill #1 - Equipment Assembly, Adjustment, Preparation & Disassemble

    Equipment Assembly, Adjustment, Preparation, Diassembly Skill 1 - YouTube

    Skill #2 – Buddy / Pre-dive Safety ...
  3. Scuba Buoyancy Masterclass 7of9 - Ascent, Descent and at the Bottom

    by , August 22nd, 2011 at 04:28 AM (Scuba Tech Philippines - Scuba Blog)

    Buoyancy plays an important role within all the phases of a scuba dive. In this article, we look in detail at particular elements of a scuba dive, with an emphasis on the impact of buoyancy control on the safety and enjoyment of the dive.
    Not every scuba dive begins and ends on a line. Effective buoyancy is critical for safe ascents ...
  4. Scuba Buoyancy Masterclass 2of9 - The Need for Buoyancy Control

    by , June 25th, 2011 at 02:01 AM (Scuba Tech Philippines - Scuba Blog)

    Let’s have a look at 7 specific reasons why effective buoyancy control is critical to the scuba diver:

    1) Environmental Considerations. The underwater world is a fragile environment and unintended contact from a diver is going to cause some damage. This often happens on descent, where a diver fails to achieve neutral buoyancy and fails to arrest the descent before they hit the bottom. After descent, a failure to achieve ...
  5. Advanced Wreck Diving - Workshop Notes

    by , June 22nd, 2011 at 04:11 AM (Scuba Tech Philippines - Scuba Blog)
    Advanced Wreck Diving - Workshop Notes

    Recreational Wreck Diving Limits

    Recreational wreck divers should observe the following limits to penetration of wrecks:
    · One continuous guideline
    · No restrictions*
    · No decompression
    · 30m max depth
    · No complex dives, including jump lines, gap lines or permanent lines
    · Rule of thirds air management on single/double tanks ...
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