Using Waypoints For Descent Checks

The discussion of descent checks is important for every tech dive.  Each dive could have different meeting spots for the descent checks.  This could be challenging at times but is so important to execute a successful tech dive.   This is why some divers use waypoints as a reference during a dive to...

Descent Checks – Vital on Every Dive

Periodic checks with your dive buddies while diving is always a good thing.  Things can start to develop in a negative way, and fast.  Just because you met your dive buddies on the hang line from the boat, or the edge of the cliff before descending into the abyss, does not mean something did not change....

Should you be a Technical Scuba Diver | ScubaShea.com

You have been diving for awhile now.  You enjoy it and every once in awhile you see those people with double tanks on their back.  Or you see someone with the tanks under their arms in the new sidemount trends.  It gets you thinking about maybe seeing what that type of diving is like. The thought passes...

Every Dive is a Tech Dive

Just like every dive is a buoyancy dive, once you complete the tech diver training program, you only become better by actually putting it to practice. This doesn’t mean you have to dig a hole to 150 feet to call it a tech dive. Embracing the concept and philosophy of a tech diver still needs...

PADI Tec 40 in a nutshell: Applying The Basics of Deeper Diving

Some people are turned away from technical diving, including instructors.  Just like scuba diving, itself, is not for everyone.  But before jumping to conclusions, you should look at expanding your knowledge with the PADI Tec 40 class. Tec 40, is more or less, a basic introduction to deeper diving by...

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