Buoyancy Session 1 – The Buoyancy Check
Scuba Diving – Should I try it?
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 […]
“You are a very good instructor!” – 7 Things You Should Know Before Saying This
The First Time Underwater… I am sure everybody that tried scuba diving once remembers the amazing feeling of being weightless and hovering through the ocean. I clearly do! I did my first try dive in Santorini, a beautiful Island in Greece. I truly remember this day as if it was yesterday. Our Instructor explained us very […]
The Bad Habit of Overweighting
You are a very good instructor… …something almost any diver can identify is how many different styles of teaching dive professionals may have and how many different systems they employ. All scuba diving organisations train their professionals to focus on safety and the control of the student. They have been well prepared for the job they are […]
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, […]