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DAN at DEMA 2017

DAN is committed to diver safety through Protection, Prevention and Management.

Peer Pressure: It Is Not Just For Kids

We all like to be a part of a group, it is human nature. What happens when peer pressure takes over on a dive?

How Safe is My Scuba Diving Friend While Diving

Okay a show of hands, how many of you divers have heard the following from a friend or relative? "Oh My God, you are going...

What Is Hyperventilation And Why Is It Such A Bad Idea?

Hyperventilation is any form of conscious or sub-conscious over-breathing. This means breathing more than the body needs for what it is trying to do....

10 Things Scuba Divers Need to Know

Regardless of a diver’s experience, skill, confidence and level of qualification, there are certain things that every diver should remember. This is important not...

Safe Freediving Practices = More Fish in the Cooler

I’ve been encouraging spearos to dive safer since 2009. Over the years, I’ve heard a lot of arguments against safe freediving practices. Let’s list...

New Freediving Rules Coming in January 2015

AIDA International, the governing body of the sport of competitive freediving, recently announced the vote results on a number of new rules - votes...

Hollis Issue Recall on Explorer Rebreather Counterlungs

Hollis have announced a recall of certain counterlungs due to a weak weld.  Please see the recall statement from Hollis below: “Discontinue use of your...

[VIDEO] Kahu Wai “People of the Water”

This week's video is an inspiring film about Freediving Instructor's International basic safety-training camp on Molokai where instructors gave up their time to help teach...

Never Freedive Alone

This week we've heard the sad story of the missing California woman who was Freediving alone near Los Angeles, USA.Although new reports raise suspicion...

Freedivers launch safety awareness website

Freedivers Fred Buyle and Pierre Lambreth have launched a website dedicated to increasing the awareness of buddy diving in Freediving.  The website - www.freedivingsafety.org...

Diver on a leash?

World Champion William Trubridge offers his point of view on why he believes competitive freedivers should not be tethered to depth lines via a lanyard and how the counterballast system could be incorporated into certain events.

Safety Divers – Sony Open Classic 2003

The Sony Open Classic 2003 put saftey as it's number one priority. Jeannette Copeland was part of the safety team and tells us how everything went together

Diving Fears

Ever had irrational fears whilst diving? Mike takes you into a journey of diving fears.
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