Why sharks don’t bite divers

Tall tales about sharks have made people afraid of these creatures. Contrary to belief, not all sharks bite and those that can bite feed on fishes...

Top 10 Best Slowpitch, Fastpitch Softball Bats Reviews 2017

There are different models of softball bats available on the market with promising characteristics such as more pop, improved swing and more distance. Picking...

Underwater search techniques

Search and rescue divers follow systematic movement patterns to cover as large an area as possible under different diving conditions. These diving patterns are...

Underwater cleanup tips

An underwater cleanup activity is an entertaining way of preserving the ecology, meeting other people and engaging in a different underwater activity. Divers in a...

Damselfish: reef farmers or fighters?

The damselfish is the most popular member in the family of reef fish. They consist of nine species which are identified based on color....

Sharks you should know: nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum)

Nurse sharks may appear lethargic and slow but when disturbed, they can attack quickly and can inflict harm on other creatures. They can lie motionless for...

Dealing with downdraft currents

Downdraft currents such as laminar flows affect wall diving. Divers should be ready to adjust their equipment, particularly buoyancy compensators, to counteract the downward pull of such...

The 5 sharks least dangerous to divers

The five least dangerous sharks include the basking shark, the whale shark, the scalloped hammerhead, the horn shark and the zebra shark. Other sharks that are...

What divers should know about bone health

Essential facts about bone health and osteoporosis are presented. Most studies show that avoiding calcium loss is more important than large intake of dairy products in the...

Dizziness during diving

Occasionally, a diver may experience dizziness while diving. Some experience dizziness while on the bottom, others while ascending; few complain about feeling dizzy during...

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Wall diving techniques

Wall diving presents an enjoyable alternative for the diving enthusiast. Marine life abounds in reef walls presenting an impressive underwater spectacle. Divers should exercise caution not to cause...

Healthy eating for divers: protein and fat

Proper diver nutrition involves adequate intake of protein, fat, carbohydrate and fiber. Protein, an important component in body functioning, can be found in meat, vegetables, grains and potatoes....

Advanced diving: using nature for navigation

Divers can use their senses and observation skills to navigate their paths underwater. Natural navigation includes checking for moving water, temperature, color and light,...

Caribbean critters

A fun way to increase the pleasure of diving is finding creatures in the Caribbean to observe and photograph. This is basically simple provide...

How to get the muscles you want

Diving activities call for the use of muscle power, strength and endurance. Various training methods using weightlifting have been devised to develop the different...