Calling All Scuba Divers: PADI Go Pro Seminar http://bit.ly/9sJzrv

At a certain point in a scuba diver’s ‘diving career’ they decide to step it up to another level. Scuba divers move ‘up’ in their certifications typically for one of two reasons. The first one is because they have a goal or objective they are trying to obtain. Some divers already know, right from...

Life Is Short – Dive A Lot!

Some say they might be interested in Scuba.  Many claim it is on the ‘Bucket List’.  They are just too busy to work on it now.  A small percentage of people actually end up doing it.  This is common with many things, not just scuba diving.  Some talk the talk – some walk the walk.  Life is too...

Scuba Police Is Watching: Value of Continuing Education

You’re certified to go scuba diving now and ready to take on the world.  At that point your scuba instructor will bring up the next class again, Advanced Open Water.  Some will say, “Why can’t I go and just scuba dive since I’m certified”.  This is true.  There is no “Scuba Police” sitting...

Scuba Diving in Chicago/Midwest

I earned my PADI Open Water Certification in April of 1995. I’ll never forget that it was April. I was doing the four dives that are required to receive the certification. In the spring, Midwest diving has a chill to it. I tell divers today it’s only ‘slightly brisk’. I can admit,...

Scuba Diving On A Rainy Day

Rise and shine at 4am Sunday morning. Dragging myself from bed almost questioning what I was doing getting up so early. My dive buddy arrived at about 5am to load up the dive gear and hit the road. Breakfast consist of the typical diving stories and what we plan on doing. The gates opened at 7am, we...

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