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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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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Tarkhankut - a diver's paradise
The heady tart aroma of dry virgin steppe, the famous Tarkhankut winds, sheer cliffs, rocky shores, under which the cleanest sea in the Crimea splashes, and amazing coastal and underwater…

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What is tech diving?

One of the varieties of diving, which attracts thousands of scuba diving enthusiasts around the world, is the technical diving (Technical Diver IANTD). The main difference between technology diving and the so-called recreational (basic) diving is that it allows you to dive no deeper than 40 meters, which greatly expands the possibilities of a swimmer who has mastered this species. Depth exceeding the mark allowed by traditional diving was made possible thanks to special equipment, which includes cylinders with a special gas mixture, as well as decompression equipment.

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INCORRECT LOAD DURING SURFING

Surfing is a sport that is practiced for pleasure, but for health, you have to add decent exercises on the shore to compensate for the uneven load. I have a friend, Sasha Pavlov, a surfer and a professional fitness trainer who is well versed in physiology. I asked him to talk about exactly how the surfer suffers from his hobby, and whether it is possible to correct or at least reduce the negative effect of surfing.
A bit of general physiology
All muscles are connected in a common chain, and fascias connect them – connective tissue, elastic but elastic, which does not allow the muscles to disperse, holds the fibers together. Each muscle is in its fascia, each muscle bundle is also wrapped in a common fascia, this structure gives the body density and creates Continue reading

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 it, scoop into the wave, after which those blissful few seconds without rowing will follow, and then repeat everything again until you roll or spend all your strength. On how well and technically correct a person is rowing, his surfer efficiency directly depends, that is, how many waves he takes. Because to see a good wave is not enough, you also need to rake it.
Rowing is important!
Experienced surfers per second in the ocean calculate beginners precisely by rowing. When it seems from the side that a person is not rowing, but stroking his hands with his hands, it does not seem that he really does Continue reading

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Diving in Sri Lanka: The Underwater World of the Blessed Land
In such a wonderful natural oasis as Sri Lanka, diving has become the most common type of outdoor activity. The reason for the extraordinary attraction for diving enthusiasts lies in…

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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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Is the ballet machine applicable in diving training
In November last 2018, the SNSI training agency (Scuba & Nitrox Safety International) at the DEMA Show in Los Angeles made a sensation in some ways and caused heated discussions…

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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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