Technical Diving is a Discipline Like most serious tec divers, I read everything I can get my hands on related to the topic. I comb…View More Is Technical Diving Right For You?
Should no-decompression diving be renamed no-stop diving? does ivermectin kill mites other than scanies Earlier, I was semi-involved in a discussion about terminology regarding no-decompression…View More No Stop vs. No Decompression. Which is correct?
Dive planning I recently came across John Chatterton’s blog. You might know him as the host of Deep Sea Detectives. For the last several weeks,…View More The Importance of Dive Planning
If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to push your diving to the next level, PADI Tec40 is the first step beyond recreational diving. The…View More PADI Tec40 Course, Lake Tahoe
Any time of year, Lake Tahoe is a great place to dive. We brave the cold water to experience Lake Tahoe’s amazing visibility, and fabulous…View More PADI Deep Adventure Dive, Lake Tahoe
SCUBA diving in Lake Tahoe is very popular. The water is clear and generally calm, although it’s a very big lake and can be pretty…View More PADI Altitude Specialty Course, Lake Tahoe
I just finished with a PADI Altitude Specialty Course in Lake Tahoe earlier today. It was a spectacular day at the lake. The water…View More PADI Altitude Specialty Certification, Lake Tahoe
Now that Summer’s finally here, I’ve been doing a lot of teaching, which I love. Even better, I am generally able to adjust my schedule…View More Altitude Specialty Diver Course: Lake Tahoe
Of all the issues I encounter as a dive instructor, one stands out above them all. It is widely known that perfecting buoyancy control adds…View More SCUBA Diving Top 10: How to Achieve Neutral Buoyancy
Summer is finally here and if you’ve ever considered learning to SCUBA dive, now is the time to do it. If you live in or…View More Learn to Dive in Reno
When I originally created the JoeScuba blog, I had several informal goals. First, managing a blog is a fun way to stay connected between dive…View More Join JoeScuba
In an earlier post, I mentioned that most, if not all, dive boat operators would support and encourage any diver wishing to perform an adequate…View More Resort Operator’s Opinion on Buoyancy Control
I read something recently that fits in well with everything I’ve been doing and thinking lately regarding SCUBA diving. I don’t remember where I saw…View More When it Comes to Air, Sport Divers Should Think Like Tech Divers
SCUBA diving is unlike a most other activities in terms of accessibility. By that, I mean that it really isn’t that hard to jump in…View More SCUBA Diving Fitness
It has been said that the most dangerous thing in the water is… the water. I thoroughly believe that. As I mentioned, I’ve been increasingly…View More Out of Air Emergencies
Chamber Day 2011 Catalina Chamber Day is Wednesday, May 4. All proceeds support the Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber. ivermectin dosage for humans in hindi Cost is…View More Support the USC Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber
I joined a vintage scuba message board a couple weeks ago so that I could contribute to a discussion about the concept of a formal…View More Buoyancy Control & Wetsuit Compression
http://cdiving.com/administrating-rescue-breathing-through-professional-divers/ One of my favorite classes to teach is the PADI Rescue Diver course. While in-water rescue is serious business, the class is fun both…View More In-Water Rescue Breathing
http://www.inspired-training.com/DIR%20-%20Whats%20its%20not.htm I’m not sure just what to think about DIR. There are aspects that I most certainly agree with. Gear standardization, for example, I believe…View More DIR: An Alternate View
Here’s the thing. If you ever need to use your alternate air source, it is very unlikely that you’ll be the one breathing from it.…View More Don’t Do This!
I spent the early part of my day today teaching a PADI Open Water SCUBA class at Sierra Diving Center. This one’s a private class…View More Open Water SCUBA Class
http://www.citrusdaily.com/crystal-river/crystal-river-naturalist-reported-lost-sea/2009/01/24/1885.html Joe Strykowski is a name that’s been glued to the back of my mind since the 1970’s. At the time I first heard of…View More This Bums Me Out
As a PADI Open Water SCUBA Instructor, one of the coolest things is staying active and up to speed on a wide variety of dive…View More PADI Enriched Air/Nitrox Certification