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Advanced Open Water Diver Class – What Is In It For Me?

Something sparked your interest and now you are a certified to go scuba diving anywhere in the world for the rest of your life.  The next step is to keep on diving, right?  Of course it is.  However, we reach a point with anything that we still need additional guidance to gain right experience in order...

This Weekends Dive | ScubaShea.com

This weekend we will be getting the gear together and taking a dive into the local waters here in the Chicago and Northwest Indiana area.  This weekend will find LeeAnn looking for a new certification and myself being a dive master again.  I always have fun as a dive master. What are we doing this weekend?...

Are you Qualified to Teach | ScubaShea.com

Talking with one of my good friends the other day and they were making the remark that a potential student turned them down because he was not part of a shop and wasn’t qualified to teach them.  This concept has festered with me a bit and then when I was reading an article in Crain’s, about social media...

Who is this Archimedes Guy and what does he mean to Me?

Do you happen to remember this statement; “An object wholly or partially immersed in liquid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the fluid displaced by the object” That is Archimedes Principle; it is also one of the more important principles in diving.  As scuba divers here in the Northwest...

Dalton’s Law

Most people or scuba divers do not know who or what Dalton’s Law is.  Those that have gone through some technical diving or military training, you have heard of this law.  What it states is that the pressure of a gas is made up of of the partial pressures of the gases contained within.  It will also go...

Nitrox Scuba Diving: Extending Bottom Time With Scuba

You jump on a plane with your scuba diving buddies and head out of the country. Though hopping onto a rocking boat isn’t what you came here for, the boat will get you to the dive spot.  Finally, you make the plunge into the deep blue and you start to think “this is what makes it all worth...

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