Andy Davis Technical Diving Blog http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog Sidemount Technical Wreck Resources and Articles 2020-07-24T03:22:30Z hourly 1 2000-01-01T12:00+00:00 Why do tech divers use two computers? http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/why-do-tech-divers-use-two-computers/ 2020-07-24T03:21:05Z Andy Davis Technical Diving Blog

Why do tech divers use two computers? Technical diving requires redundancy of safety-critical equipment. If something fails, you still have to complete the planned decompression to surface safely. Being able to track time and depth for a decompression ascent is obviously critical to that requirement. It can be done (or backed up) with a written […]

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How to Tie a Regulator Bungee Necklace http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/tie-regulator-bungee-necklace/ 2019-08-07T13:07:47Z Andy Davis Technical Diving Blog

How to Tie a Regulator Bungee Necklace Technical, sidemount and hogarthian configuration scuba divers utilize a regulator bungee necklace for stowage of the short hose back-up.  These regulator bungee necklaces are available for purchase in many scuba shops.  The manufactured ones are made of rubber, costs are relatively high and there is no option for […]

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An Evaluation of the Modern Scuba Diving Training Industry http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/scuba-diving-industry-evaluation/ 2019-08-07T13:07:46Z Andy Davis Technical Diving Blog

An Evaluation of the Modern Scuba Diving Training Industry By Andy Davis The aim of this article is to take a look at the modern scuba diving training industry and hopefully induce some debate on what’s right, and wrong, with the current state of affairs. The goal is not to empower ‘agency bashing’, which is […]

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Basic Scuba Tips | Using Your Hands Whilst Scuba Diving http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/using-your-hands-whilst-diving/ 2019-08-07T13:07:45Z Andy Davis Technical Diving Blog

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’ […]

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Deep Diving Maladies – High Pressure Nervous Syndrome http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/high-pressure-nervous-syndrome-hpns/ 2019-08-07T13:07:44Z Andy Davis Technical Diving Blog

Deep Diving Maladies – High-Pressure Nervous Syndrome by Andy Davis HPNS or High-Pressure Nervous Syndrome (also called High-Pressure Neurological Syndrome)  can onset beyond a depth of 150m/500ft when using heliox or trimix breathing gasses. The severity of High-Pressure Nervous Syndrome is determined by the speed of descent (rate of compression), depth attained (absolute pressure) and […]

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Technical Wreck Penetration – A Question Of Experience http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/technical-wreck-diving-experience-dives/ 2019-08-07T13:07:43Z Andy Davis Technical Diving Blog

Technical Wreck Penetration – A Question Of Experience by Andy Davis I often get asked how many dives should a technical wreck diver have before they undertake serious wreck penetration dives at depth. It’s  hard to answer, because it is a very individual question; which deserves more than a simple numerical answer. I can dive […]

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