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Descent Checks - Vital on Every Dive

Periodic checks with your dive buddies while diving is always a good thing.  Things can start to develop in a negative way, and fast.  Just because you met your dive buddies on the...

Scuba Search on Google - Scuba Diving Chicago Gets Better

Over the weekend, I was relaxing my living room thinking of an idea to write about.  Of course, my mind was drawing a blank.  So I decided to search the word scuba.  Google < http:...

A Scuba Diving Marathon Chicago

As a scuba instructor it can be a pleasure (as well as a curse) to dive and teach to share your scuba knowledge of the world of scuba diving. A couple of weekends ago I was out at...

Scuba Diving Refresher – For All Dusty, Rusty Scuba Divers

Our Dusty, Rusty Scuba Diver event was a success. The pool was packed with divers. My only question is where were you? The divers who participated were so glad that they jumped i...

Dusty, Rusty Scuba Divers

Life takes it's toll.  We are all busy, I get that.  Scuba diving typically gets put on a shelf after a while and starts collecting dust.  In today's tight economy, people are just...

Stress and Diving – Get Equipped!

Scuba Diving is meant for enjoyment and relaxation.  Improperly fitted equipment will cause stress and extra work that will exhaust you much quicker.  Let’s take another look at so...

Learn Scuba Diving and Save!

Starting this Sunday I’m running a class to cover the first portion to get certified as an open water diver.  This is your ticket to dive the world.  The first portion consists of ...

Easing the Pain of Buying Scuba Equipment

The absolute best and possibly the only way to avoid improperly fitted equipment is to own your own equipment. Some are on tight budgets these days - I get that. There are still se...

Go Pro Seminar – Recap

The good news is we packed the room with scuba divers that have interest in going professional in the scuba diving industry. Those of you who attended, it was a pleasure meeting yo...

Life Is Short – Dive A Lot!

Some say they might be interested in Scuba.  Many claim it is on the ‘Bucket List’.  They are just too busy to work on it now.  A small percentage of people actually end up doing i...

Scuba Police Is Watching: Value of Continuing Education

You’re certified to go scuba diving now and ready to take on the world.  At that point your scuba instructor will bring up the next class again, Advanced Open Water.  Some will say...

Scuba Diving in Chicago/Midwest

I earned my PADI Open Water Certification in April of 1995. I'll never forget that it was April. I was doing the four dives that are required to receive the certification. In the s...

Scuba Diving On A Rainy Day

Rise and shine at 4am Sunday morning. Dragging myself from bed almost questioning what I was doing getting up so early. My dive buddy arrived at about 5am to load up the dive gear...

Three things that are a must when owning or using a regulator for scuba diving

With anything, there is up keep. When you buy a car you already know there is maintenance that needs to be done in order to keep the car on the road safely. You will know this when...

Shhh... it's a secret! Come Try Scuba Diving To Find Out!

Hey everyone! The Try Scuba event is just a few days away. This is getting exciting. I have been receiving emails all week asking questions about the event. This is something you d...

Come On Chicago! Try Scuba For Free

This will be an amazing event. Come try scuba, for FREE on October 17th 2009. Some go their whole life wondering what it's like to breath underwater. I have to warn you, it's a...

Scuba Diving Experience October 17th, 2009

Hello, Butch Zemar here… The “Chicago Area Free Scuba Diving Experience with Butch Zemar” is getting closer (11 days left!) and I’m really getting excited about it. Over the week...

Chicago Area Free Scuba Diving Experience with Butch Zemar

Ever wonder what its like to breath underwater? Join us underwater on October 17th. The Discover Scuba Diving program lets you experience the thrill of diving in a pool. During you...