Finning techniques come in a few different forms, and opting for a certain technique is up to the diver. After all, each diver has their favourite style like they do their own mask. Finning techniques can be used in different environments, to conserve energy or save air, and even to escape a territorial titan triggerfish. [...]
Remember that the term decompression illness (DCI) includes both decompression sickness (DCS), resulting from dissolved nitrogen (or another inert gas) being eliminated from a diver’s body tissues, and arterial gas embolism (AGE), which is caused by air entering the arterial blood as a result of a burst lung. 1. Getting DCI while diving within the [...]
Looking to get into that graceful photogenic dance below the waves, but have no idea where to start? It’s an experience and skill like no other: Appearing natural when posing is difficult for most topside fashion models, let alone pulling it off when underwater, dressed as a mermaid. Joyce Ng – one of Southeast Asia’s [...]
Regardless of whether you are interested in, or are already experienced in this niche area, technical diving requires rigorous discipline and skill. To fully appreciate the beauty of technical diving, it is essential to keep in mind several considerations that are easily discounted. Here are some tips that could help you achieve a safe and [...]
Recently expanding regionally with dive centres in Phuket, Kuala Lumpur and two dive centres in Indonesia, the Asia Dive Academy (ADA) has now announced that they will become the official SSI Service Centre for Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei.