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 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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Children's diving
Diving - scuba diving - is one of the types of collective outdoor activities, including family, in which children feel like adults, and also learn to be extremely independent. We…

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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 landscapes attract vacationers of a special type. People come here not to lie on the sand, but to relax actively. Tarhankut is one of the most interesting places for diving in the Crimea, which you need to see with your own eyes.

Actually, here, in the classical sense, there are not so many beaches here either – they exist only near the village of Olenevka. For Tarkhankut regulars, the beach is a place where it is convenient to approach the water. The beauty of the rocky shore will not leave indifferent even stubborn skeptics. If you go down to Continue reading

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 touch anything under water is not only respect for the underwater world, which we come as guests, but also the best way to avoid injuries and injuries. However, in some cases contact is inevitable.
Most of us at some point still have a painful encounter with the marine organism, whether it be contact with corals or a bite of a jellyfish. It is important to know how to respond to this. In this article, we will consider the treatment of several common marine injuries. In most cases, the listed actions may be sufficient. In severe cases, they can provide crucial support while the victim is awaiting professional assistance.
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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 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.
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Bored in the winter? Try ice diving!
How many songs and poems are written about the Russian winter? Do not count. About ice diving in Russia, perhaps, songs and poems will also appear soon. Perhaps such poems…

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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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Children's diving
Diving - scuba diving - is one of the types of collective outdoor activities, including family, in which children feel like adults, and also learn to be extremely independent. We…

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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?…

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