Exciting Practice for New Divers

“Practice is the most important part of learning a new motor skill” – Steve Prior Exciting Practice for New Divers A few years ago, I was in a pool watching a confined session of an Open Water course. There was an Instructor, a Divemaster and 4 student divers. The pool was booked for an hour, from 8.00 pm to 9.00 pm. so the Instructor knew that there was no time to lose. At...
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Buoyancy Control and Trim

“Buoyancy Control? Simply allow people to learn” – Steve Prior Buoyancy Control and Trim Have you noticed how new divers on a Discover Scuba Diving program happily swim around in mid-water? Without any knowledge of buoyancy control, they just have fun. It doesn’t take long for them to adjust to a new 3 dimensional environment, especially if their mind is occupied by Frisbees...
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