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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...

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...

A Scuba Diving Marathon Chicago

As a scuba instructor it can be a pleasure (as well as a curse) to dive and teach to share your scuba knowledge of the world of scuba diving. A couple of weekends ago I was out at Haigh Quarry teaching several Open Water Scuba Divers and Advanced Open Water students. Due to everyone’s schedule, I...