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Diving instructor, where to pass his padi IDC?

You are already a Divemaster, you love people, you want to share your passion by providing training to the next divers’ generation, the PADI IDC rank is for you. Why become a diving instructor? After starting your professional career as a dive guide and having proven yourself, you are looking to open your business to […]

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Sidemount diving, a way to get smaller

Carrying heavy loads on your back during your dive begins to weigh you down seriously? Looking to sneak through narrower places on your next underwater getaway? Or are you simply looking for more comfort or new sensations? So, the Sidemount is for you. This technique, nicknamed also “English diving” or “side mounting”, is not a […]

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Want to Learn Scuba Diving? Do a Try Dive

What is scuba diving? Scuba diving is an underwater sport. This activity allow people to stay under water while breathing air. During your discover scuba diving, your try dive or your first dive of the open water course, you will have the opportunity to introduce you to this hobbie in a safe and regulated framework. […]

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should you avoid the massage after diving?

Diving is a very rewarding activity, but it has many risks. There are therefore many rules to respect. On vacation on a beautiful tropical island, massage after a long day of diving may seem like a great way to relax but its use after the dive should be done with caution and moderation. What is […]

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Diving with a beard

Young men are now more likely to wear beards and it’s more than a trend. Several divers have adopted this look. However, be careful because your beautiful beard could cause you big problems if you do not maintain it properly. Here are some problems you may encounter: • Your mask will not close properly, allowing […]

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Diving with a disability

Being disabled does not mean that you can not enjoy life or be active. Several activities are available to you and one of them is diving. This sport is now more accessible since the signing of an agreement, in 2011, between the French Federation of Studies and Underwater Sports FFESSM and the French Federation Handisport […]

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PADI or SSI, which diving federation to choose?

When you start scuba diving, there are several choices available to you, especially when it comes to training. Among the many national organizations that exist like the FFESSM, or international such as CMAS and NAUI, we decided to focus on the two that dominate the market today: PADI and SSI. Some dive centers offer PADI-only […]

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The complete guide to decompression stops

Scuba diving is a hobby that involves every year, new followers that are going to observe the seabed, discover the myriad of creatures that populate the oceans, explore ships or caves. This is an program rich in emotions! However, scuba diving is still considered a risky activity because you have to rigorously follow certain rules […]

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Become a Professional Diver – Career Paths in Diving

When most people think about Scuba Diving, they conjure up images of underwater trips on Caribbean holidays and visits to the Great Barrier Reef. What most of us may not have considered is that there are employment opportunities and ways to earn a living as a diver, and yes, teaching people how to dive is […]

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10 best reasons to go snorkeling

Snorkeling is a great activity that everyone does from time to time. The snorkeling has become the fashionable activity on all the beaches of the world. There is many reasons for this sucess. For the ones that are not yet practicing, we made this little top 10 good reasons to start snorkeling. And for the […]

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4 Common Mistakes Every Scuba Diver Should Avoid

Nobody is perfect and so aren’t the scuba divers. Howbeit, what makes their mistakes too dangerous is that it is altogether an underwater story. As they remain under the blue waters while taking a dive, risk from any of their fault can just double up within the blink of an eye. Although almost all of […]

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Becoming divemaster, all the useful informations

You’ve always dreamed of becoming a professional diver since childhood or you just fell in love with scuba diving when you first breathed underwater during your dive or dive. your Open Water Diver. In any case, and no matter what makes you want to become a diving professional and make it your job, the PADI […]

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Advanced Open Water : Why and how to get it

Learning to scuba dive continues with the Advanced Open Water . If, after obtaining the Open Water Diver level , you want to improve your diving techniques, then this course will meet your expectations. This fun training will allow you to discover new types of diving that prepare you for all types of event in […]

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Top 10 cheapest countries to get your Open Water Diver

You need to pass the Open Water Diver Course has a the necessary foundation if you want to learn scuba diving. But for the PADI course can be expensive and it would be muuch better if you could find a way to have your Open water for a cheap price with a good instruction level. […]

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Get your Open Water Diver : all informations

Learn how to scuba dive starts with the Open Water Diver Course. If you have always wanted to see the magic underwater world, to live new experiences in the aquatic environment and discover another form of life, this course is definitely for you. The PADI Open Water Diver Course, is simply the most popular course […]

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Diving federations : Levels and Equivalent Diving Qualifications

There are many different diving federations in the world and they all have their own specificities. Their systems and standards are very divergent from one another, so it is sometimes difficult to navigate through all this doldrums. To better understand it all and to stop diving in troubled waters, Spotmydive offers you the ultimate guide […]

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Quarry diving

In general, Quarry diving does not attract much interest from divers. Quarry dives are mostly described as cold, dark and devoid of interest. However, the situation is slowly changing and more divers are starting to dive into quarries . For what reasons? What is the interest of this type of diving and what can we […]

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Underwater sports, the most popular activities

Underwater sports are all the disciplines that take place underwater. From underwater hockey to underwater target shooting, some disciplines offer the opportunity to practice snorkeling. Entertaining and fun, these underwater sports allow you to get away from the traditional setting of snorkeling, often considered too rigorous. Underwater sport is therefore an opportunity to practice snorkeling, […]

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Night dive, discovered a whole new world

Night diving is an experience in itself for all divers. To do a night dive is to live something special and rather different than a normal day dive. There are many great destinations for night dives in the world. These different destinations will allow you to experience emotions like never before. Even if the idea […]

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Freediving World Records by discipline

What is freediving? We all heard about freediving once in our life or already tried. But do we really know about its benefits? The different unknown but however existing disciplines? The best places to dive? This is the thing we would attempt to decrypt. So hold your breath and dive at the very heart of […]

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All you need to know about ice diving

There was once a father named Baikal, one day he decided to marry his only daughter Angara, eager to find her a fiancé worthy of his love for her, He chose someone for her: Irkut. But she fell in love with Yenisey a bewitching prince and under his spell they both fled to the land […]

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Breathing techniques scuba diving, how to use less air

While scuba-diving, people often consider that the best diver is the one who comes out with the most air in his tank. This is what we say at the beginning, when we want to learn scuba diving. So yes, using less air while scuba diving is important. But, sorry for the small lungs, although a […]

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200 Bar – Website for diving instructors and divemasters

Becoming a diving instructor is a vocation. It is only after having spent countless hours underwater and diving with many divers, more or less experienced that one really becomes able to manage a group under water. Although becoming a dive instructor has many benefits, this is not an easy job. Moreover, in many places, some […]

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FFESSM Scuba Diving Certification

Scuba diving is an activity that consists of staying underwater by breathing with specific equipment. As a supervised activity, the French Federation of Underwater Study and Sport FFESSM distinguishes four levels of scuba diving. Each of these levels is characterized by specificities. It involves actors with diving training, and various levels of training depending on […]

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Become a Certified Scuba Diver

You want to feel the fantastic sensation of flying, of evolving in a world populated by fantastic creatures, searching for aquatic treasures or exploring historical wrecks. It’s simple and accessible to everyone! You just have to start your underwater diver training with a try dive also called a Discover Scuba Diving. Book a Discover Scuba […]

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Diving in Paris, Try Dive or pass your Open Water

What an Idea ? A priori, Paris does not seem to be an amazing diving destination. And yet, thousands of people dive every year into the French capital. Whether to make an original gift, to try scuba diving by curiosity or to take a diving course before the seaside holidays, booking a dive in Paris […]

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Can You Scuba Dive During Your Period?

Does blood attract sharks? The idea that sharks or school of fish are attracted by blood scared a lot of people. Truth or lies? Contrary to common belief, sharks are not attract by human blood at all, only by fish blood which arez part of their food chain. This was proven recently by a scientific […]

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Do I Need to Know How To Swim to Scuba Dive?

Is it necessary to know how to swim to practice scuba diving and snorkeling? This is a frequently asked question by beginners. According to your objectives, the answer will be different, because between a discover scuba diving, a dive course, a fun dive and snorkeling, there is a whole world. Those activities not required the […]

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How to avoid nitrogen narcosis ?

What is the nitrogen narcosis? Nitrogen narcosis also called Martini effect, is the sensation of being “drunk” at depth. It is explain by the fact that the high partial pressures of nitrogen experienced by scuba diver on deep dives affect the brain, it can cause a sense of euphoria, reduce coordination of movement, lead to […]

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Why create a digital logbook for diving?

The dive logbook was initially introduced into the certification programs of the major diving federations to meet an increased demand from divers. Indeed Scuba-divers are looking for a multifunction tool to record parameters such as depth, dive time or surface intervals. The logbook has evolved over the years, becoming what it is today. Why should […]

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Is a Snorkel necessary for Scuba Diving? The pros and cons.

The tuba enables swimmers progressing near the surface to keep going without raising their head up to breathe and gives them the opportunity to fully enjoy their dive. Besides, this scuba diving key element allows divers to save the gas contained in the cylinder, at the beginning and at the end of the experience. Its […]

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How to Prevent your scuba diving mask from fogging ?

During a dive, fogging can be very annoying and can actually make you miss a dive. Would not you be upset to hear your partner claiming he or she has seen a manta ray while you were in the dark ? To avoid this, follow the guide: What should you do to avoid fogging on […]

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Can I fly after diving?

Here’s a question that often comes up : I fly tomorrow, can I dive today? You will soon realize that there is no simple answer to this question. Why is flying dangerous after diving? After a dive, your body has stored nitrogen residual. This residual gas can take 12 to 24 hours to fully disappear […]

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