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Koox Diving In Tulum Is 5 Star Dive Centre Accredited

December 10th, 2019
Koox Diving In Tulum Is 5 Star Dive Centre Accredited It's official! Koox Diving in Tulum is 5 Star Dive Center accredited by PADI. There is only one other dive shop with this official recognition. PADI is the Professional Association of Diving Instructors – setting the highest standards for diver training and unifying divers around the globe. Every PADI Dive Center has to meet minimum requirements for dive services and have the option to earn even higher ratings by offering additional training and services. PADI 5 Star Dive Centers are advanced PADI dive shops that provide an entire range of...   Continue Reading...

What Is Seaweed?

November 25th, 2019
What Is Seaweed? What is seaweed? Seaweed is defined as a large algae growing in the sea – or on rocks below the high-water mark. There are three types: brown, green, and red. These characteristic colours are derived from pigments and within these types are seaweeds that are helpful to function, digestive health, and weight loss when added to your diet. Look at some answers to frequently asked questions about seaweed here… Seaweed Science Where does seaweed come from? Seaweed was one of the earliest plants with more than one cell. And it first evolved about 600 million years ago...   Continue Reading...
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Do You Need To Know How To Swim To Scuba Dive?

November 18th, 2019
Do You Need To Know How To Swim To Scuba Dive? Technically speaking there’s no direct association between swimming and scuba diving. Swimming keeps you above water whilst scuba diving is done under the water. The common factor between the two is the kicking movement. However, for safety reasons when you’re learning to scuba dive there may be some minimum swimming requirements. Do you need to know how to swim to scuba dive? Read on… Non-Swimming Basics Some entry-level scuba diving programmes don’t ask you to pass a swimming test. These programmes offer diving in a swimming pool – or...   Continue Reading...
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How To Tread Water

November 12th, 2019
How To Tread Water Did you know that the world record for treading water is 85 hours? That’s about 3.5 days and was set by a 19-year-old in 1997. Being able to tread water makes you feel more confident – and lets you stop mid-swim to get your bearings and recover breath. Learning this basic swimming technique will also allow you to get a certificate in scuba diving. See how to tread water here… The Basics How to float in water vertically is achieved by using both your arms and legs with your body in an upright position. Keep your...   Continue Reading...

How Deep Can A Human Dive Without Scuba Gear?

November 4th, 2019
How Deep Can A Human Dive Without Scuba Gear? As you grow in confidence swimming under the water with scuba gear you may become curious as to how deep you could dive without it. This activity is known as freediving. Find out how deep a human can dive without scuba gear here… The Freediving Experience What is freediving? The definition of freediving is diving underwater without the use of breathing apparatus – particularly in deep water. It’s extreme and can be very dangerous. A free diver will take one very deep breath and dive hundreds of feet under the water...   Continue Reading...