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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...

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...

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...

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. There has been more improvements in the equipment from twenty years ago versus the last ten years. When some scuba divers go a little deeper or find themselves working harder, such as into a current, they feel...

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...

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