How to row and rake waves efficiently
Here's a fact for you: 90% of surfing is rowing. It is necessary to rake into the ocean, one must choose the right place there, swim in priority and hold…

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Gestures in diving: the alphabet of survival
Gestures in diving play an important role in preserving the life of people engaged in scuba diving. Each gesture contains a lot of useful, necessary and the most time-compressed information.…

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Freediving - immersion in freedom
Freediving what is it? Freediving is called swimming underwater without scuba gear, with the ability to hold your breath for as long as possible. In addition, freediving is a whole…

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SAFE RIDING CULTURE

This article is mainly for beginners, but I advise you to re-read it to surfers with experience in order to refresh your knowledge about the cultural aspect of your favorite sport. Surf etiquette is an important component of surfing, a base that everyone needs to know. There are many articles on this subject, but the trouble is that if you basically don’t know that such a concept exists, it wouldn’t occur to you to google something like “surfing rule”, it’s not football, it seems that everything is intuitive understandably.

I like the phrase “Safe Skating Culture”, because it accurately reflects the essence. Firstly, these rules were invented in order to make surfing safe, and secondly, we are civilized people, and surfers, like any other community of people, have their own standards of behavior. Continue reading

How to attract a child to diving. Dad’s opinion – instructor diving

Work – home – work, a weekend that is so lacking for everyone … And then there is that outlet, holiday, diving – diving. And children who always lack attention? So the thought came up – to teach them to dive with them. The decision has been made – I will teach, I will give it to the dive center, and there they will teach.

But let’s think – does he need it? He is interested, or will we, as always, impose our opinion on the child: “Go, it’s interesting there, you need …”? Let’s think and step by step try to understand – what, how and in what form we should explain to the child.

Probably the first thing to start with is to show parental photos and videos, of course, with comments, maybe even several different films about your dives. It is not immediately possible to find out his Continue reading

Freediving – immersion in freedom

Freediving what is it? Freediving is called swimming underwater without scuba gear, with the ability to hold your breath for as long as possible.

In addition, freediving is a whole philosophy of life aimed at maximizing the harmonization of a person’s relationship with the outside world. In terms of depth of understanding of the world, the freediving system can be compared, perhaps, only with such a highly organized philosophical system as yoga.

The meaning of the word “Free Diving” consists of two different English words: the word “free”, Continue reading

You can’t dive higher, or an unknown expedition.
Underwater Himalayas - a phrase that at first glance seemed absurd, began to take on a very real shape and concrete meaning in 1999, when Andrei Andryushin (scuba diving instructor…

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Types and varieties of diving
Diving (English "diving" from the English "to dive" - ​​to dive) is a very broad concept, including many varieties of scuba diving. In English, from where the word was taken,…

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Features of ice diving on Baikal
Ice diving (also referred to as ice diving from the English. “Ice” - ice) is not necessary or, more precisely, not only winter diving. Baikal is covered with a thick…

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Female diving. Physiology and Equipment
According to statistics, girls are more accurate and careful under water than men. So, more than 30% of the number of students in underwater centers are women, but only 10%…

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