Rookie Scuba Diving Mistakes

Avoid these mistakes when diving in Padangbai

Everyone starts from being a beginner at something. Smart beginners learn about some common mistakes that their fellow rookies tend to make and develop their skills at a more rapid pace than others. In scuba diving, regardless of how often the instructor gives explanation, some rookies are persistent at making the same mistakes. Avoid the following blunders to master basic diving skills and advance your level.

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Shower In The Plastic Rain Microbeads

Micro-beads and why they should be banned.

Did you brush your teeth with minty toothpaste this morning or wash your body with certain body wash or face soap?  Unfortunately then, you may have exposed yourself to a polluting plastic, which is known as micro-beads. It has been identified that a large number of personal care products that are available in the market contain a considerable percentage of minuscule plastic balls, which are known as micro-beads.

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How To Avoid Motion Sickness

Why do divers get sea-sick?

An upset stomach can make an otherwise enjoyable journey into something horrible. Nausea followed by vomiting in such case is a condition medically known as motion sickness. It is not a dangerous condition, but can cause great discomfort particularly for those who travel often. Motion sickness is most common with children (between 2 and 5 years old), women, and senior citizens, however it can actually happen to anyone depending on the circumstances of the trip.

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6 Great Reasons You Should Learn To Dive On a Gap Year

Gap years are a fun and valuable learning experience for all involved, with life skills acquired which could see you through a challenging period in the future. While diving certainly isn’t a skill which falls into that bracket in and of itself, it’s nevertheless something worthwhile getting into. owing to the additional values it offers. Here are six reasons why learning to dive on a gap year is a great idea.

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How to Master Underwater Navigation

Basic Tips To Navigate While Scuba Diving

Proper scuba diving requires you to master a number of techniques including the ability to navigate underwater. When people talk about going underwater to witness the majestic views of marine life, they mainly discuss the preparation of diving equipment, how to maneuver in the water, and how long the breathing technique can help them to postpone resurfacing. Navigation is also an essential factor to determine whether you will love or hate the experience.

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Scuba Diving Under The Triggerfish Attack

How to scuba dive safely

There is one simple rule every diver should know and respect - limit the interactions with the marine life ideally to zero contact. Underwater animals and plants have been there for millions of years, while humans have found home on land. As cute as many of them might look, there are several good reasons why we should not touch or harass marine life. Direct interaction might be allowed (or even necessary) only in case of an official scientific research such as tagging certain fish or during rescue activities.
 

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Mouthpiece For Diving Regulator

How to choose the right diving regulator mouthpiece

Just like with any other activity, having the right pieces of equipment that will make you feel comfortable while enjoying what you like to do most is highly important. When you are scuba diving, among the items you have that count for your comfort but also safety is the regulator mouthpiece. Picking the right piece can help you better consume your air and also feeling more at ease while diving.

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