How Age Affects Freediving Success
I am often told (usually, I must admit, a coach of a “certain age”) that unlike, for example, football, where any professional over the age of 30 needs to think…

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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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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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How to choose diving flippers

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

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

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SURFING: THE BACK OF THE MEDAL
This is a guest article by a good friend of mine who has been involved in various extreme sports for many years and now lives in Bali, where, among other…

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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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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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Record Dive at the Pole of Cold
February 1, 2013 at a point with geographical coordinates N 62 ° 30 \ '453 \' \ '/ E 143 ° 37 \' 505 \ '\' a unique dive took…

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