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Video: Common Mistake – My Scuba Regulator Does Not Supply Enough Air

Technology has advanced a lot for scuba divers and the equipment they use in the last fifty-years. When some scuba divers go a little deeper or find themselves working harder, such as into a current, they feel the regulator is not supplying enough air. For most recreational diving, just about all regulators...

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...

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...

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...