Archive for September, 2012

by in Protect

Shark Attacks – The Shark’s Perspective

Are you scared of sharks? An unreasonable fear of sharks has been planted into our consciousness by Hollywood hype, the media and “shark attack” reporting. Of all the animals on our planet, arguably, it is sharks more than any that seem to elicit strong, negative emotional effects on individuals. The truth is that sharks are misunderstood. Sharks are not our [...]

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Proper Weighting For SCUBA Diving

At DiveBuzz we are passionate about diving. We are equally passionate about making better divers. After all, better divers are more comfortable in the water, have better buoyancy control and air consumption, are more environmentally aware and more likely to dive and experience the delights of our blue planet. So, whether I am teaching a PADI dive course or guiding [...]

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Qualified vs Experienced? Becoming a better SCUBA diver

Diving Qualifications vs Diving Experience With the vast array of recreational and technical diving courses on the market from numerous training organisations, knowing which ones to complete can be a potential minefield. So what courses should you consider doing and is there really any substitute for simply gaining valuable experience via hours in the water? Looking back over my diving [...]

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