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 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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Spearfishing - the sea of impressions!
There is no doubt that such an activity as spearfishing can take you seriously and for a long time as soon as you come into contact with the world of…

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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

Learn diving in a group or individually

All. Decision is made. You decided to become a diver. And they even found a club and chose an instructor who will nibble on the granite of diving science. The thing is small – sign up, pay for the course and start practicing. It remains only to decide how – individually or in a group of the same afflicted as you? At first glance, it seems that the answer is obvious – of course, individual lessons are better! But do not rush to answer. Let’s try to figure out what’s what.

What is good for individual lessons? The fact that all the attention of the instructor will be devoted to you – beloved (or beloved). Well, and, it seems, there will be enough time to not only demonstrate, but also repeat all the skills several times in order to properly consolidate them. 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

Regulators from Cressi-Sub
Regulators from Cressi-Sub are not as widely known in our country as Aqua Lung, Apeks or Poseidon. The fact is that the company does not make equipment for particularly difficult…

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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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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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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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