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Too Much Equipment | ScubaShea.com

There is one thing about it, scuba diving is an equipment intensive hobby and lifestyle.  When you get into Technical Scuba diving, that amount of equipment goes up astronomically! So why do you want to get into Tec Diving and start your exploration that way?  Maybe the better statement is that you don’t...

Should you be a Technical Scuba Diver | ScubaShea.com

You have been diving for awhile now.  You enjoy it and every once in awhile you see those people with double tanks on their back.  Or you see someone with the tanks under their arms in the new sidemount trends.  It gets you thinking about maybe seeing what that type of diving is like. The thought passes...

Video: There are no “elevators” in Scuba Diving

Your BCD is not an elevator to get to the surface.  Some people have a tendency to use it to get to the surface.  This will cost problems you do not want to deal with.  It could lead to rapid ascents and injuries.  Get proper training on buoyancy control and you will be able to kick yourself to the...

The Communal Life of Scuba Divers | ScubaShea.com

his past weekend we dove in the Straits of Mackinac.  It is trips like this that reminds me of how much fun scuba divers are.  That and how communal the nature of divers.  Where else can you go and have people from around the United States laughing, sharing stories and being best friends? That is what...

Video: Scuba Diving Education is NOT a Commodity

Focus on the quality of the class you are receiving in Scuba Diving.  Lower cost prices does not mean you are receiving the same quality of instruction.  Interview the instructor and see where their standards are when teaching.  Many instructors treat it as a hobby, which could mean they are not too...

Every Dive is a Tech Dive

Just like every dive is a buoyancy dive, once you complete the tech diver training program, you only become better by actually putting it to practice. This doesn’t mean you have to dig a hole to 150 feet to call it a tech dive. Embracing the concept and philosophy of a tech diver still needs...

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