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The Start of a Great Finish
nauidiver - 4/01/2009 9:03 AM
The month of April is the end of the great Divemaster course for myself! I feel just as excited as I did when I knew I was close to the end of my open water course back in 2006. It has been a long learning process since the beginning of them open water days as well as a lot of work. My plans for becoming a Divemaster were never for a career choice, only for the opportunity to learn more about the safe ways of diving. I am very proud of myself for all the accomplishments I have received as I am f...
The 4 Rule’s of SCUBA
nauidiver - 3/28/2009 1:22 PM
The 4 Rules of SCUBA 1) Never hold your breath As we learn in our open water class that holding your breath underwater can cause one of the three general types of lung overexpansion injuries: air embolism, pneumothorax, and tissue emphysema. 2) Don’t stay down to long If you are not trained in staged decompression you must avoid staying down longer than your dive tables allow. Staying within the limits is the first step in preventing (DCS) Decompression Sickness. 3) Don’t come up to fast The sec...