Buoyancy Sessions 5 – Take Control of Your Buoyancy
Buoyancy tips

In our previous buoyancy sessions you learned to be proper weighted, to perform a controlled descent and to adjust your weight in such a way that, by now, your trim must be beautiful. If you have achieved all this, you should have noticed a considerable improvement in your buoyancy. But, for now, practically everything you’ve learned is  to make […]

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Buoyancy Sessions 4 – Improve your trim
Improve your trim

With our article Introduction to trim you understood how does your trim affect both buoyancy and efficient air consumption. Now it’s time to get into it. Your trim depends basically on the weight distribution and, to a small extent, on the position of your body. You are looking for a perfect balance that allows you to remain in a […]

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Buoyancy Sesions 3: Introduction to trim

Previously (check our previous buoyancy sessions) you learnt how to be proper weighted and to perform a perfect descent . Once at the bottom, it is time to decide in which position will you swim. That “small” decision is more important that what may seem. Today we introduce you a new word: The Trim. Trim. An unknown word […]

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Buoyancy Session 2 – The Descent
Buoyancy tips

The descent seems one of the simplest parts of diving. You just deflate your BC, get ready to equalize and the fun starts. But in fact, the descent is very important and should be well managed. The descent as such is the beginning of your immersion. Think about this: If you start already your dive with […]

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Buoyancy Session 1 – The Buoyancy Check
buoyancy check Open Water Course

Good buoyancy starts at the surface, even before gearing up. It starts with the decision about the amount of weight you are planning to dive with. Why? Starting a dive properly weighted is probably the most crucial contributing factor of performing good buoyancy while diving. If you begin your dive over-weighted, it won’t matter how much you […]

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The Bad Habit of Overweighting
Scuba Diving Gran Canaria Overweight Bad Buoyancy

The Bad Habit of Overweighting Finally the day has arrived – your desired holidays start. After waiting for a long time you arrived in that tropical country preparing your diving gear. The divemaster is taking care of you and asks you a simple question:  “How many weights do you need?” You check your logbook and answer:  “Well, […]

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