10 Scuba Diving Tips

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Don’t think that diving is as easy as ABC. If you are good at swimming and snorkeling, this does not mean that you can buy scuba diving equipment and go to the nearest body of water. Read the following scuba diving refresher tips right now!

Firstly, no one will sell scuba gear and other equipment to an amateur. For purchase, you need to provide a special international certificate.

Secondly, the lack of necessary skills will not lead to success. There are also some contraindications for scuba diving: tuberculosis, cardiovascular diseases, spinal injuries, respiratory diseases, epilepsy, etc. Before signing up for a course, be sure to consult with your doctor or a diving instructor.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

#1 Scuba Diving Tip – Don’t be afraid to say no

This is the very first and foremost rule of safe diving. If you don’t have the necessary skills, it is better to say no. It’s up to you to decide whether you’re willing to take the risk.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

#2 Scuba Diving Tip – Never hold your breath

Remember, if you suddenly run out of air and there is no one to ask for help, start emerging from the water. The air in your lungs will begin to expand. Do not forget to exhale constantly, so as not to get barotrauma.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

#3 Scuba Diving Tip – Ascend slowly from every dive

Whatever happens underwater, take your time to act. Remember, your life depends on whether you made the right decision or not.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

#4 Scuba Diving Tip – Don’t touch anything

There are a lot of poisonous inhabitants. The poison of many of them is fatal. Underwater inhabitants have excellent camouflage techniques, and a piece of coral can turn out to be a stonefish with poisonous thorns. A beautiful shell can sting with the strongest neurotoxin a distance farther than the length of its shell. Even a harmless coral twig can cause severe burns if it is fire coral.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

#5 Scuba Diving Tip – Don’t overexert yourself

Remember that the safety rules are written at the cost of the lives of lost comrades. They did not stop at the forbidden line and could not cope with difficulties because they were not ready for it. Remember there are no fearless and old divers.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

#6 Scuba Diving Tip – Plan ahead

Try to foresee everything. Spend a little time preparing for the dive so that later you do not have to solve unplanned problems underwater. Carefully do the calculation of the gas supply, and take the necessary equipment with you. Plan what to do in case of an emergency.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

#7 Scuba Diving Tip – Use reliable equipment.

The most important thing for you underwater is the source of air. Use only regulators that are in good condition, serviced, and suitable for the diving conditions. Remember, the best equipment is your equipment, which is maintained and carefully stored on time.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

#8 Scuba Diving Tip – Control your emotions

Don’t let fear, panic, or euphoria take over. During an emotional outburst, a person is capable of inappropriate actions that can lead to injury and death. Be calm and balanced.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

#9 Scuba Diving Tip – Learn

Always strive to learn something new. Research in the field of medicine and the physiology of diving is relatively recent. New decompression algorithms, new equipment, new rules, and restrictions appear. Don’t forget to enrich your knowledge and hone your skills. This is the guarantee of your safety.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

#10 Scuba Diving Tip – Make sure you’re fit to dive

Poor physical health, illness, or age all affect your metabolism and your ability to dive without side effects. Do not dive if you have got a head cold or a hangover. It will help to avoid accidents. Train your body to cope well with the stress during the dive. A well-trained swimmer can handle any diving challenge if he follows the above diving tips.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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