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 […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
7 Tips to Remain Near the Fish
How to remain near the fish

Has it ever happened to you that when you approached a fish, this one has run away as if the devil was after it? I’m sure it did happen to you. The excitement of being close to the fantastic beings that inhabit the oceans can not be compared to any other sensation in life. We […]

Read more
The Biggest Danger Of Scuba Diving
Scuba Legends, Scuba Diving, Ego, Hazards, Caution

Throughout my career I have been asked often: “which is the biggest danger of Scuba Diving?”. Curiously, one of the main reasons why people do not try diving is the illogical fear of sharks (check 15 scuba diving facts you most probably don’t know). Far from what my students expect, my answer to that question is very simple. […]

Read more
Nitrogen Narcosis Uncovered
nitrogen Narcosis

Nitrogen Narcosis, a word we hear constantly in the conversations of divers. It seems to be the source of many funny underwater stories and others not so fun. Like many of the things in diving, there are as many theories as there are divers in the world. But, what exactly is Nitrogen Narcosis? How does […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more