If you want to learn to Scuba dive, you may not have thought about learning to freedive first. However learning to freedive provides you with the techniques, skills and water confidence to learn how to scuba dive quicker, safer, and with more confidence. Learn more inside.
As a business I hire out A LOT of wetsuits. Of course, I ensure all of my wetsuits are kept clean and well maintained, but as with all wetsuits there comes a time when patching and fixing a suit is no longer viable and they have to be replaced. The question is, what do I do with the old ones? Recycling wetsuits is an option, but with so many ways to do it, which should I choose?
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?
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?
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.
Yoga nidra means yoga sleep, and is a deep relaxation practice you do lying down with your eyes closed. Find out more about yoga nidra, how it can help scuba and freediving, and listen to a yoga nidra for diving recording in this article.
We continue our Underwater Photographer series with Danny Spitz to find out more about what led him to freediving photography and what advice he would give to any aspiring underwater photographer.
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.
As we continue our Underwater Photography series we speak with freediver and photographer, Lance Sagar to find out what led him to underwater photography and what advice he would give to any aspiring photographers.