Home made gas blending / Cómo mezclar gases con equipos no profesionales

English, Español sigue tras el texto en inglés I know most people think gas blending is a tec course and, if they just dive for fun, may no be so useful. However, I really think it´s an important course for everybody really interested in diving, tec or recreational diver (as long as he dives nitrox). … More Home made gas blending / Cómo mezclar gases con equipos no profesionales

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Passive panic: working on it/ Pánico pasivo: qué hacer

English, Español sigue tras el texto en inglés As most of you already know, I had an experience with a student that ended up in passive panic: it looks like the cold (13 degrees celsius) the lack of visibility (1 m max) and the darkness (it looked like diving in a cave) where too much … More Passive panic: working on it/ Pánico pasivo: qué hacer

Dive from shore with surf/ Bucear desde la costa con olas

English, Español sigue tras texto en inglés. Dive from shore is a good exercise: it´s simpler, cheaper and faster than jumping into a boat and get to the dive place. However, sometimes we may have some surf that may complicate our entry into the water. A big surge it´s always a big NO because if … More Dive from shore with surf/ Bucear desde la costa con olas

How to use a double bladder wing / Como utilizar un ala con doble vejiga

English, Español sigue tras el texto en inglés. In a previous post we already talked about when to leave connected and disconected the secondary bladder and why we do not recommend the use of a dry suit as a backup in deep tec dives. However, some people showed a lack of information about how to … More How to use a double bladder wing / Como utilizar un ala con doble vejiga

Night diver course: somethings to learn / Curso de buceo nocturno: algunas cosas que apender

English, Español sigue tras el texto en inglés I know some people may think that night diver specialty course doesn´t offer much: you only have to dive at night, learn a couple of things (that are already included in your advanced diver manual) and you are sorted. To some extend, this is true. But we … More Night diver course: somethings to learn / Curso de buceo nocturno: algunas cosas que apender

PADI TEC Rescue curse / Curso de rescate técnico de PADI

English, Español sigue tras el texto en inglés Jonas Samuelson and Andy Anderson, PADI members, wrote a couple of years ago what I consider a key point in tec diver education: a tec rescue course. It was fast approved by PADI as a Distinctive Specialty.  I think it´s a course all tec divers should end … More PADI TEC Rescue curse / Curso de rescate técnico de PADI