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Every Dive is a Tech Dive

Just like every dive is a buoyancy dive, once you complete the tech diver training program, you only become better by actually putting it to practice. This doesn't mean you have to...

Video: Common Mistake - My Scuba Regulator Does Not Supply Enough Air

Technology has advanced a lot for scuba divers and the equipment they use in the last fifty-years. When some scuba divers go a little deeper or find themselves working harder, such...

Common Mistake: My Scuba Regulator Does Not Supply Enough Air

Technology has advanced a lot for scuba divers and the equipment they use in the last fifty-years. There has been more improvements in the equipment from twenty years ago versus th...

A Pioneer to us all | ScubaShea.com

On June 11, 1910 one of the greatest pioneers of the scuba industry was born.  Jacques Cousteau was born and it would only take him about 30 years to start making changes to diving...

Video: Why Take The Rescue Diver Course?

There are three KEY reasons you should be in the Rescue Diver Class.  Some scuba instructors would insert the Rescue Diver class immediately after the open water diver class becaus...

Video: Why Take The Advanced Open Water Diver Course

Why Take The Advanced Open Water Diver Course ScubaButch.com - The Advanced Open Water Diver Course Increases your skills, comfort level and safety on every single dive for the ...

Why Dive a Dry Suit | ScubaShea.com

ell the quarries are open here in the Chicago and Northwest Indiana area.   Haigh Quarry  is open for visitors and water is nice and clear.  About 40 foot of visibility last time I...

Advanced Open Water Diver Class - What Is In It For Me?

Something sparked your interest and now you are a certified to go scuba diving anywhere in the world for the rest of your life.  The next step is to keep on diving, right?  Of cour...

This Weekends Dive | ScubaShea.com

This weekend we will be getting the gear together and taking a dive into the local waters here in the Chicago and Northwest Indiana area.  This weekend will find LeeAnn looking for...

Are you Qualified to Teach | ScubaShea.com

Talking with one of my good friends the other day and they were making the remark that a potential student turned them down because he was not part of a shop and wasn’t qualified t...

The First Step has finally Happened | ScubaShea.com

As we had discussed last week.  CITES was in the process of protecting Sharks and Manta Rays .  You can click on Sharks and Rays to read that blog.  At that point in time, it was ...

Remarkable Underwater World | ScubaShea.com

It has happened again.  We have found something in the underwater world that we were not expecting.  We did not think we would find it nor would it ever be there.  Of all people, i...

Rule of Thirds | ScubaShea.com

Ok, last posting we talked about not having all your objects centered in the frame. That was in the blog, Boring Center . One of the techniques you can use is called the rule o...

The Boring World of Dead Center | ScubaShea.com

Well, I just finished editing and selecting the photos from the Cayman Brac trip. It reminded me of some of those rules that I heard and even learned about a time or two in some ph...

Try Scuba Event - April 8th, 2013 Matteson, IL

Sign up here:  http://tryscubamatteson2013-eorg.eventbrite.com/ The Fun Part There is nothing like breathing underwater for the very first time. It takes a little getting...

Scuba Lessons In Chicago Are Underway

Spring is hitting Chicago in a weird way this year.  Snow in March is a little crazy if you ask me.  Then temperatures reaching as high as 60 degrees.  Only in Chicago you will hav...

Technical Scuba Diving Is Not A Cult

Some people think technical diving is a cult of divers that drink the 'juice' of a certain way of doing things.  This can turn other scuba divers off the idea of technical diving. ...

Achieving Better Buoyancy

In learning how to dive, some scuba instructors may point out a few things beyond the skills you learn. Many will not. Neutral buoyancy is an art and craft that must be worked ...

A Weighty Matter

The average person probably does not think about the weight of water.  That average person is not like you and hold that coveted scuba diving certification.  Have that understandin...

Who is this Archimedes Guy and what does he mean to Me?

Do you happen to remember this statement; “An object wholly or partially immersed in liquid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the fluid displaced by the object” ...