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Buoyancy Mastery

The Bad Habit of Swimming Fast

Have you ever wondered what kind of diver you are? Are you the one that swims quietly or the one that moves quickly and energetically? Did you ever consider that one option might be better than the other? We explain our students that diving is like shopping. While...

Buoyancy Session 5 – Take Control of your Buoyancy

In our previous Buoyancy Sessions you have learned to dive 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...

Buoyancy Sessions 4 – 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...

Buoyancy Session 3 – Introduction of Trim

Previously (read our previous Buoyancy Sessions) you have learnt how to be proper weighted and to perform a perfect descent. Once at the bottom, it is time to decide in which position you will dive. That “small” decision is more important than what it may seem. Today...