The most extreme diving professions
Amateur divers dive for their own pleasure. But there are those for whom this is a completely different matter: work, and also difficult. From commercial divers to underwater forensic investigators,…

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Diving in Borneo
The main distinguishing feature of this unique region, of course, is its incredibly diverse nature. Wet tropical forests penetrate many deep and not very deep rivers, which are sometimes the…

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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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Diving in Egypt: all on the reefs!

Egypt is a favorite destination for diving trips. The Red Sea attracts divers with its water, which has an almost constant temperature at any time of the year, as well as perfect transparency and salinity. In addition, in the Red Sea, with its warm and clear water, there is a huge number of representatives of the underwater flora and fauna, which is of interest to lovers of wildlife. Visiting coral reefs with their unique beauty, unique fauna and fanciful colorful corals is one of the main goals of tourists in Egypt. All this makes diving in Egypt popular at any time of the year, and Egypt itself is a leader in the list of regions best for diving.

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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

How to become a diving instructor?

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

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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Cressi-Sub diving and spearfishing equipment
Surely anyone who has anything to do with diving, just keen on scuba diving or, moreover, professionally working in the field of diving industry, knows the products of the world-famous…

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safety tips for freediving training
Discussions about freediving safety in competitions are always evolving, but what about safety during training? We may not dive to the same depths as the top freediving athletes, but this…

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Female diving. Diving and pregnancy
Diving pregnancy is the subject of much discussion and research. We advise you to refrain from diving during this time. Since adverse effects can be both for the mother and…

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