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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...

Scuba Lessons In Chicago Are Underway

Spring is hitting Chicago in a weird way this year.  Snow in March is a little crazy if you ask me.  Then temperatures reaching as high as 60 degrees.  Only in Chicago you will have such a swing.  That does not stop scuba divers from hitting the water in the Midwest.  Scuba lessons, diving, will be in...

Technical Scuba Diving Is Not A Cult

Some people think technical diving is a cult of divers that drink the ‘juice’ of a certain way of doing things.  This can turn other scuba divers off the idea of technical diving.  Although there are exceptions to the rule, but this is not the general rule. Most scuba divers get into technical...

A Weighty Matter

The average person probably does not think about the weight of water.  That average person is not like you and hold that coveted scuba diving certification.  Have that understanding that water plays a critical role in what happens to our body while diving. Sure, we learned that a cubic foot of freshwater...

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...

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