If you seriously want to go diving, the choice of fins will be one of the most important decisions. To make it easier to get acquainted with the market, we will deal with the classification of this type of underwater equipment. First, fins are either ordinary (one for each leg) or “monofins” (one fins for both legs). Beginners should choose the first type of flippers, as special diving is required for diving with one flipper. The swimming style is completely different from the standard.
bull flippers have two of the most significant factors: heel type and stiffness of the flippers. According to the first factor, flippers are divided into open and closed. The division is mainly due to the fact that flippers are often rented. Open flippers (without heel) are suitable for various boots. Closed flippers – for bare feet (toe allowed). Continue reading
Today, a person who wants to learn diving is provided with a wide variety of opportunities to make a choice. But if you already have enough knowledge and skills to educate someone else, then you will need to pass a series of additional tests in order to prove your ability to teach.
So, how to become a diving instructor? There are several international organizations entitled to issue permits for the activities of diving instructors. One such organization is the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI). A person who has the right to train PADI instructors is called a course-director. In accordance with the requirements of the above-mentioned organization, for admission to the delivery of all required offsets, you must have at least one hundred officially confirmed dives. The age at Continue reading
Today freediving is becoming an increasingly popular hobby. A hunting method that has been practiced since ancient times, which people practiced in the very distant past, is undergoing a revival today as an exciting activity and is often referred to as the most rapidly developing water sport in the world.
If you are a scuba diver (scuba diver), and prefer to breathe underwater rather than hold your breath, freediving can still be very useful for you. Some of the skills gained in freediving training can be very useful when scuba diving, will help you become a more professional and confident diver.
1. Freediving will teach you basic skills before scuba diving.
The experience of holding a breath dive before starting scuba diving is a big plus for the future diver. At the time of the emergence of scuba diving as a sport, the possession of basic freediving skills was a prerequisite before starting a training course. Continue reading