David Mellor – Freediving Training Diary – Training and Exercises

Last time David talked about his dynamic training and why listening to your body is so important. This week we follow a typical training week in the life of David. We look at the training and exercises he is doing to ensure he is the best form possible for the upcoming competitions. So, if you were thinking about a career change to being an international freediving competitor, then check out the training and exercises David is doing, to see what’s involved.

2019-02-12T13:11:20+00:00

What is Mask Squeeze – And Why Does It Happen?

Whether you freedive or scuba dive, the chances are you heard of, seen, or unfortunately experienced, mask squeeze - or face squeeze as it is sometimes known. Though for anyone who has experienced it, it feels more like a mask suck than a mask squeeze! So what is it and why does it happen?

2018-12-24T09:47:29+00:00

Peeing In Your Wetsuit – Pros, Cons and Everything You Need to Know!

It is estimated that over 90% of all wetsuit users (so our divers, surfers and other watersport enthusiasts) have peed, or choose to regularly pee, in their wetsuits! So, what are the pros and cons of peeing in your wetsuit, why do we do it and what are the alternatives?

2018-12-24T09:47:40+00:00

Underwater Photography and Freediving – Kimmo Lahtinen

Continuing our Underwater Photography and freediving series we speak with keen freediver and underwater photographer Kimmo Lahtinen of FREEXPERIENCE, to find out more about what led him to underwater photography and freediving and what advice he would give to any aspiring photographers.

2018-12-24T09:49:10+00:00

Equalisation Aid For Freedivers – Otovent Dive

It is no secret that I am a huge fan of the Otovent as a method of improving equalisation so imagine how pleased I was to discover Otovent had recently launched an Otovent equalisation aid for freedivers and scuba divers called Otovent Dive.

2018-12-24T09:49:54+00:00