Tag Archive: recreational
Technical versus Recreational Scuba Diving: Why is there a need for Rules, Boundaries and Limitations? There is currently a strong debate about the need to differentiate between recreational and technical scuba diving. Some people believe that ‘diving is diving’ and question the need to draw a distinct boundary between recreational and technical diving pursuits. In […]
A Guide to Modern Sidemount Diving by Andy Davis 1. What is and isn’t Sidemount Diving? Sidemount Diving Sidemount diving is the, now increasingly formalized, approach towards conducting dives with 2 or more primary cylinders secured at the side of the body and in line with the torso – with no cylinders on the diver’s […]
Best Ascent Speed for Scuba Diving by Andy Davis Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this article are those of the author, and they do not reflect in any way those of the dive training agencies to which he is affiliated. Information presented in this article is not intended to advocate breaching the Safe Diving Practices taught […]
Using Your Hands Whilst Scuba Diving by Andy Davis Many novice divers wish to improve their air consumption during dives and increase their relaxation and fluidity underwater. A major obstacle to these goals is using your hands for control and/or propulsion I think that most novice divers have an instinctive tendency to try and ‘swim’ […]
New Sidemount Diving Philippines Trailer Not for those with a nervous disposition – sidemount diving Philippines….
ANDI Ascent & Descent Procedures – Open Circuit Diving During all ANDI training courses, students are taught to follow a set system of procedures for ascent and descent. These procedures include a number of stops, to enable team cohesion, increase safety and conservative off-gassing. You don’t need to be an ANDI trained diver to appreciate […]