Diving in Mauritius
The blessed island of Mauritius gained fame as a branch of this paradise on Earth. Lush tropical bushes, transparent turquoise waves running onto the silk sands of beaches, cozy lagoons…

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Rebreather Classification
Rebreather Classification What are rebreathers - now they know if not all, then many. Unfortunately, in Russia they still know mostly by hearsay. There are many legends about rebreathers, their…

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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…

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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 about retirement, freedivers get better with age.
How Age Affects Freediving Success

Anyone who knew the late Natalia Molchanova, who at the age of 56 was truly invincible, set world records in every discipline, it would be difficult to disagree. Ever since I heard that Pascal Berger from Switzerland calls himself the representative of the “young generation”, I’ve been intrigued by what Continue reading

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 does not exclude the possibility of a blackout or samba, which means applying all the necessary measures that make diving not only as pleasant as possible, but also safe. Safety should always be the number one task for every freediver, but, unfortunately, it is often not taken seriously enough, especially by novice divers.
Below are 7 important tips to help you avoid common mistakes and improve the safety of your workouts.
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1. Never dive alone
The most important rule of freediving, which is constantly talked about at every freediving course, and no matter what your level of diving.
Choose an experienced partner. Ideally, your level or higher. A partner must know the principles of insurance, how to react in case of samba or blackout and how to provide first aid.
Remember and practice this important skill periodically during your workouts. Continue reading

How freediving can be useful for divers

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

Surf Air Tricks
In surfing, there is such a thing as “Air stunts”, some of the most progressive surfers are able to truly perform such stunts, professional athletes push the limits of the…

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Jay Moriarty the legend of surfing
In the twelve years that have passed since he first got up and rode a wave in the town of Santa Cruz, until his death, during free diving in the…

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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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The main injuries at sea and how to treat them
One of the basic rules for any form of diving and just being in the ocean is “do not touch”. We all know that to control ourselves and not to…

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