Scuba Diving Tips

Scuba diving has been a favorite sport of many since the early 60s. Today is more popular than ever due to improved safety equipment available. But is is always recommended to keep these necessary tips and advice in mind:

  • Never dive alone. It is much safer to dive with a friend or a family member who is more experience than you. This will help you to practice safety protocols and keep an eye on each other. To be diving alone a special certificate is required.
  • Breathing technique. Do not hold your breath and always breath deeply and slowly to avoid lung injury.
  • Do not dive too deep or stay too long. There is no need to takeĀ  the risk of loosing all of your oxygen or getting lost in the deep dark waters. Always be aware of your surroundings and the location of your teammates, try to never get too distracted.
  • Equipment check. Scuba equipment is indeed very expensive but it should be checked before every dive by a certified technician.
  • Safety stop should be made before you surface at 15-20 feet for at least 3 minutes. This is done to eliminate nitrogen.
     

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