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The Ultimate Beginner's Guide To Scuba Diving

How to Increase Safety, Save Money & Have More Fun!

ByDarcy Kieran

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For newly certified scuba divers & those thinking about making the plunge! Start off on the right fin! How to scuba dive? How to get my scuba diving certification? - If you are not a diver yet, this book is everything you need to know about learning to dive in a step-by-step beginner’s guide. - If you are a newly certified diver and do not yet feel safe & comfortable underwater, this guide will show you what to do to be as relaxed underwater as you are on your couch. - If you are a dive instructor, this reference book will provide a quality framework to use with your students to prepare them for a lifetime of legendary underwater experiences. Regardless of your reason for wanting to learn to dive, chances are you won’t go scuba diving after completing your open water certification. Weird, right? There are “holes” in the way dive instructors teach. This handbook will lay it bare so you can prepare to learn to dive and get what you need to increase safety, save money & have more fun! Recommendations are backed by industry-wide surveys that the author shares with you. He also explains ISO international dive training standards so you can prepare to learn to dive and know if you are being short-changed. This step-by-step handbook to learning to dive covers scuba certification courses, equipment & travel with 550+ pages of actionable information. - Should I get a PADI certification or go with another dive training agency? - How much does it cost to learn to dive? How can I save money? - How do I get comfortable underwater? - What can I do to feel & be safe while scuba diving? - What are the scuba certification levels and which ones matter to me? - Typical mistakes made by people who decide to learn to dive. - The pitfalls & traps in the dive industry. How to avoid them. - Where to take your certification and with whom. - Selecting a dive instructor, dive center, dive resort & dive boat. - Your health & fitness to dive. - What dive gear to buy & what to rent. - And so much more! Darcy Kieran gives you a 360-degree view from his experience as an instructor trainer & owner/manager of dive shops, equipment wholesalers, dive boats, university programs & resorts. This handbook won’t teach you how to scuba dive – you must get in the water for that! But you will know exactly what to do before registering for a scuba course.


Publication Date
Apr 20, 2023
Travel & Adventure
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
By (author): Darcy Kieran


Perfect Bound
Interior Color
Black & White
US Trade (6 x 9 in / 152 x 229 mm)

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