Freediving is a young sport in which athletes swim in length or in depth while holding their breath.
Freediver enjoys the depth …
Thanks to quality theory and practice, top freedivers can dive to incredible depths (~ 253 meters, Herbert Nitsch) and hold their breath for up to eleven and a half minutes. It sounds incredible!
Learning about such opportunities, lovers of big waves could not stay away and began to wonder “how do they get it?”. As a result, the so-called “Surfer Survival Courses” appeared. In these courses, experienced Continue reading
Women are more emotional than men – this is undeniable. They are easier to emotions and in an emergency they act illogically and violently. For example, the likelihood of a car accident due to the emotional reaction of the female driver has become the occasion for many jokes. The same thing happens under water. However, it is worth understanding that the most terrible danger to a person under water is himself. Making the right decision in a non-standard situation is taught in scuba diving courses, so during an emergency you only need to stop, breathe, remember the advice of your teacher, think, and only then act. If you follow this golden rule, nothing can bring you out of balance – even the fear of darkness and depth. Although this may apply to men. Therefore, there are no significant psychological differences between the representatives of both sexes that would affect diving.
Are women more prone to decompression sickness?
A small number of studies conducted in this area does not allow either to confirm or refute this Continue reading
Diving pregnancy is the subject of much discussion and research. We advise you to refrain from diving during this time. Since adverse effects can be both for the mother and the fetus.
Possible consequences for mother
1. The second and third months of pregnancy are often associated with nausea and vomiting, which underwater can create a risk of drowning.
Starting from the 2nd trimester of pregnancy, exposure to all kinds of barotraumas becomes especially topical. Blowing out becomes problematic due to swelling of the mucosa of the upper respiratory tract.
As the fetus grows and its pressure on the diaphragm increases, breathing difficulties begin to progress, Continue reading